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Welch Village

  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

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Hotels Near Welch Village ski area, Minnesota

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Red Wing, MN, Red Wing
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8.2 miles away
Hastings Country Inn, Hastings
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11.2 miles away
Rodeway Inn Red Wing, Red Wing
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11.7 miles away
Best Western Rivertown Hotel & Suites, Red Wing
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11.8 miles away
Super 8 Red Wing, Red Wing
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11.8 miles away
AmericInn Red Wing, Red Wing
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12 miles away
Saratoga Inn & Suites, Cannon Falls
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12.9 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Zumbrota
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13 miles away
St James Hotel Historic Hotels Of America, Red Wing
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13.5 miles away
Days Inn Red Wing, Red Wing
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15.7 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Cottage Grove, MN, Cottage Grove
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19.2 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

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OUTDOORS
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 Ski Areas Near Welch Village ski area:
Afton Alps, Minnesota , 15 miles away
   350 foot drop, 18 lifts, 41 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   60% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Buck Hill, Minnesota , 39 miles away
   309 foot drop, 11 lifts, 13 runs
   32% Expert & Adv.
   34% Intermediate
   34% Beginner
Trollhaugen, Wisconsin , 40 miles away
   260 foot drop, 9 lifts, 22 runs
   33% Expert & Adv.
   34% Intermediate
   33% Beginner
Wild Mountain, Minnesota , 42 miles away
   300 foot drop, 8 lifts, 25 runs
   34% Expert & Adv.
   33% Intermediate
   33% Beginner
Hyland, Minnesota , 46 miles away
   175 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   40% Beginner
Mount Kato, Minnesota , 92 miles away
   240 foot drop, 8 lifts, 19 runs
   17% Expert & Adv.
   59% Intermediate
   24% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Welch Village ski area:
Vermilion River, Dakota County , 12 miles away, Class II-III+ - 0.5 miles long (Falls to Old Mill in Hastings)
Apple River, St.Croix County , 28 miles away, Class I-II - 2 miles long (Somerset)
 National Parks Near Welch Village ski area:
Mississippi National River & Recreation Area, St. Paul - MN , 31 miles away
Saint Croix National Scenic River, Saint Croix Falls - WI , 42 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Welch Village ski area:
Gopher Hills Golf Course, Cannon Falls , 6 miles away
Bellwood Oaks Public Golf Course, Hastings , 8 miles away
Hidden Golf Course, Hastings , 9 miles away

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