LIST: Ski Resorts Open for Season

Updated: 02/17/2015 12:32 PM
Created: 11/16/2012 11:53 AM
By: Cassie Hart

Minnesota ski resorts across the state are open.

Metro South:

  • Afton Alps: Open daily for skiing and snowboarding.
  • Buck Hill: Snow tubing, half pipe and four terrain parks are open.
  • Elm Creek Winter Rec. Area: Tubing, terrain park, alpine hills, X-C trails, lessons, rentals are 100 percent open for the winter season.

Metro North:

  • Powder Ridge: 100 percent open for skiing and snowboarding. Three terrain parks are open. Snowtubing is open.
  • Trollhaugen: Nearly every run offers terrain variations, from rollers to whales. Three parks - beginners to advanced.
  • Wild Mountain: 100 percent open for skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing. Four terrain parks with three rope tows.

Northern Minnesota:

  • Andes Tower Hills: Andes Tower Hills hours are Thursday and Friday noon to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tubing Hours Friday night 4-8 p.m, Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Buena Vista: Open Thursday through Monday. All-new terrain park set up.
  • Detroit Mountain: Open Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Giants Ridge: Open daily. Three terrain parks are open. 35 runs with 60K of Nordic. Tubing is now open.
  • Lutsen Mountains: Open daily with five lifts on four mountains with 70+ runs 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open on weekends 9:00a-4:00p with 10 lifts on 4 mountains. 3 terrain parks open with 20 features.
  • Mount Ski Gull: Terrain Park with high speed rope tow, chair lift, tubing hill, bunny hill and all runs are open and ready to ride.
  • Spirit Mountain: Slopes in prime condition. 100 percent open. Halfpipe is open.
Buck Hill starts making snow with new Bluetooth-operated snow machines.
Photo: KSTP/ Jamie Ries

Wind Chill Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Benton; Chippewa; Chisago; Douglas; Isanti; Kanabec; Kandiyohi; Lac Qui Parle; Meeker; Mille Lacs; Morrison; Pope; Redwood; Renville; Sherburne; Stearns; Stevens; Swift; Todd; Wright; Yellow Medicine
Expires: 3/4/2015 9:00 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
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  • Wind: W 9mph
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Wed Mix of sun and clouds
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  • Thu Abundant sunshine
    17° | 12°
  • Fri Partly cloudy
    37° | 17°
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