|| || As a lift operator here it looks like the hills are steep as all get out, and the chairs are fast, but we can slow them down for loading, so dont be afraid to ask! Says Jeff Locke.|
How is snowboarding there? Says Josh.
This ski area has an average fraction of challenging runs and an average share of blue and green ski runs. There are 10 good ski lifts here, and they are enjoyable to catch a ride with. The nearest ski mountain featuring a more sky-scraping
drop is 112 miles away. The annual snowfall of 4 feet is unsurprisingly not outstanding, but not that bad either. This ski hill has 140 acres of skiable terrain, and it's all in good condition. Welch Village is a normal size ski area
|in possession of a roughly average vertical drop compared to other mid west ski mountains. The 360 foot elevation difference is naturally not that much to brag about, but Welch Village compensates for it with other things. Welch Village has an ok mixture of ski runs and an ok quantity of great ski lifts. Welch Village gets blanketed by lower snowfall than the local average every winter season. Whether you're skiing or snowboarding, this neighborhood has scores of || ||
ski mountains. The ski map of Welch Village on this web page unsurprisingly says a thousand words. Many skiers from Red Wing like to ski here. This ski mountain has 60 runs that you can ski on; it's a perfect mixture. This is a delightful
ski area with scores of different trails; it's totally impossible to get bored here. The snowboarding and the skiing in Minnesota is a lot of fun all season long. Wonderful exercise and getting out of the house for a while will make
you feel fine. There arenít any hotels in close proximity, but if you're ready to journey a small length then no problem, but if you donít have reservations, you may end up sleeping in your automobile.|
Special features: 3 terrain parks, New Back Bowl and Quad Chairlift opens Dec. 26, 2008
Welch Village ski area management's own description
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.|
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Description of Welch Village ski area submitted by ski area management.
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|These outdoors activities are available near Welch Village ski area.|
| ||Ski Areas Near Welch Village ski area:|
Afton Alps, Minnesota
, 15 miles away|
350 foot drop, 18 lifts, 41 runs
20% Expert & Adv.
Buck Hill, Minnesota
, 39 miles away|
309 foot drop, 11 lifts, 13 runs
32% Expert & Adv.
, 40 miles away|
260 foot drop, 9 lifts, 22 runs
33% Expert & Adv.
Wild Mountain, Minnesota
, 42 miles away|
300 foot drop, 8 lifts, 25 runs
34% Expert & Adv.
, 46 miles away|
175 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
20% Expert & Adv.
Mount Kato, Minnesota
, 92 miles away|
240 foot drop, 8 lifts, 19 runs
17% Expert & Adv.
| ||Whitewater Near Welch Village ski area:|
Vermilion River, Dakota
, 12 miles away, Class II-III+ - 0.5 miles long (Falls to Old Mill in Hastings)|
Apple River, St.Croix
, 28 miles away, Class I-II - 2 miles long (Somerset)|