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Experience winter and acres of fun at Afton Alps! One of the largest Ski & Snowboard areas in the Midwest Located in the scenic St Croix River Valley. By far the most skiing & boarding experience for your dollar. Nearly 300 skiable acres. Best variety of terrain, from beginner to expert.

  • 48 Trails
  • 18 Chairlifts
  • 3 Wonder Carpet (Conveyor Lifts)
  • 5 Chalets
  • 3 Rental Shops
  • SnowTube Park
  • High Performance Rental Center
    Skis, Telemark, Snowboard (In the Ski Shop)
  • Accessories & Full Repair Shop
  • 100% Snowmaking
  • Night Skiing & Snowboarding

Terrain
20% Beginner
60% Intermediate
20% Advanced

Vertical Drop
350 Feet

Longest Run
3000 Feet

Phone: (651) 436-5245

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Last Chance To Purchase 2017 2018 Season Passes To Ski And Snowboard At Afton Alps And The Best Resorts In North America Is Sunday Nov 19

Snowboarding News: Heavenly Mountain Resort | Monday November 06, 2017

This winter, the best way to access unlimited skiing and snowboarding at Afton Alps and the best resorts in North America is with Vail Resorts' season pass lineup. New this year, Minnesota skiers and snowboarders can now unlock access to Whistler Blackcomb, the largest ski resort in North America, and... Shared by: Heavenly Mountain Resort Read Article...

Vail Resorts Names Taylor Ogilvie New Urban Ski Areas Vice President

Snowboarding News: Vail Mountain | Thursday August 31, 2017

Vail Resorts, Inc., (NYSE: MTN) ("Vail Resorts") announced today the promotion of Taylor Ogilvie, previously general manager of Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin, as the new vice president of the company's urban ski areas. In addition to oversight of Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan, he will continue... Shared by: Vail Mountain Read Article...

The Epic Local Pass Provides Minnesotans Unlimited Access To Afton Alps And 12 Additional Iconic Mountain Resorts In North America Including Whistler Blackcomb

Snowboarding News: Heavenly Mountain Resort | Tuesday March 07, 2017

Afton Alps announced today that passes for the 2017-2018 season to the Twin Cities' premier ski and snowboard area are on sale now, including the option for unlimited access locally and out West. There is no other pass that provides everyday access to Afton Alps as well as 12 additional... Shared by: Heavenly Mountain Resort Read Article...

Deadline To Purchase An Epic Local Pass To Ski And Snowboard At Afton Alps And The Best Resorts In The U S This Winter Is Sunday Nov 20

Snowboarding News: Heavenly Mountain Resort | Tuesday November 15, 2016

Vail Resorts' 2016-2017 ski season begins this Friday with the opening of Keystone Resort in Colorado and the best way to access unlimited skiing and snowboarding locally at Afton Alps and out West this winter is with Vail Resorts' season pass lineup. This year's Epic Passes are only available through... Shared by: Heavenly Mountain Resort Read Article...

Labor Day Marks Deadline For Best Rate On 2016 2017 Afton Alps Pass Options To Ski Locally And Go West

Snowboarding News: Heavenly Mountain Resort | Wednesday August 24, 2016

Afton Alps is offering skiers and snowboarders the lowest guaranteed price on 2016-2017 season passes through Monday, Sept. 5, for access to the best skiing in Minnesota and the best mountain resorts in Colorado, Utah and Lake Tahoe. Shared by: Heavenly Mountain Resort Read Article...

Vail Resorts Buys Whistler Blackcomb For $1 39 Billion

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Monday August 08, 2016

Ryan Manning. Whistler Blackcomb’s Nintendo Park. photo: @finestonephoto/Whistler Blackcomb It was announced today that Whistler Blackcomb is the newest resort to join the Vail Resorts conglomerate, with Vail Resorts Inc. purchasing Whistler-Blackcomb Holdings for $1.39 billion CAD. With this acquisition, Vail Resorts now owns the two largest ski resorts in North America:... Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Afton Alps Opens Championship Caliber Disc Golf Course

Snowboarding News: Heavenly Mountain Resort | Thursday July 07, 2016

Afton Alps, in partnership with Vibram, the worldwide leader in high performance soles and partner of Vail Resorts, is pleased to announce the opening of a championship caliber disc golf course. The course is designed to provide a high-level, challenging disc golf experience set against stunning hilltop views. Shared by: Heavenly Mountain Resort Read Article...

Vibram Named Official 2016 Footwear Partner Of Vail Resorts

Snowboarding News: Outdoor Industry Association | Tuesday April 05, 2016

CONCORD, Mass. (April 5, 2016) — Vibram®, the worldwide leader in high performance soles and producer of Vibram FiveFingers® and other premium rubber products, announces its partnership with Vail Resorts, Inc. as its official footwear partner.  “Vibram strives to deliver the highest quality products on the market”, said Michael Gionfriddo, president and CEO of... Shared by: Outdoor Industry Association Read Article...

The Epic Local Pass Provides Unlimited Access To Afton Alps And Free Skiing Out West For The 2016 2017 Season

Snowboarding News: Heavenly Mountain Resort | Tuesday March 08, 2016

Today, Afton Alps announced that passes for the 2016-2017 season to the Twin Cities' premier ski and snowboard resort are now on sale, including the option for unlimited access locally, as well as free skiing out West. There is no other pass that provides everyday access to Afton Alps as... Shared by: Heavenly Mountain Resort Read Article...

Epic Local Pass On Sale Until Nov 22

Snowboarding News: Heavenly Mountain Resort | Tuesday November 17, 2015

Afton Alps has announced that Nov. 22 is the last day for skiers and snowboarders in Minnesota to purchase the Epic Local Pass, providing access to a wintertime of fun for the whole family at Afton Alps, as well as the best resorts out West. Shared by: Heavenly Mountain Resort Read Article...

Top 5 Perks Of The Epic Pass

Snowboarding News: Breckenridge | Sunday September 13, 2015

They say you can’t buy happiness. Well, you CAN buy an Epic Pass. With 12 world-class resorts, 35,000 combined skiable acres, and unlimited skiing and riding all on one pass – it really is a no-brainer. Now’s the time to purchase yours and get ready for the upcoming season! Make... Shared by: Breckenridge Read Article...

Your Guide To Epicmix

Snowboarding News: Breckenridge | Monday March 30, 2015

You use your smart phone for everything, so why not use it to plan, execute and brag about your next ski or snowboard trip? For making the most of your next vacation, ski season or weekend trip, here’s your guide to Vail Resorts’ EpicMix. EpicMix accounts are free with purchase of... Shared by: Breckenridge Read Article...

Vail Resorts Epic 4 Day Season Passes Offer Exclusive Options To Go West And Receive Free Days To Ski Locally At Afton Alps

Snowboarding News: Vail Mountain | Tuesday March 10, 2015

As Minnesotans wrap up this season with annual trips to world-class mountain resorts out West, there is no better time to lock in the biggest savings for the 2015-16 winter season. Vail Resorts is currently selling the Epic 4-Day pass, combining four unrestricted days out West and four free days... Shared by: Vail Mountain Read Article...

Snow Totals Reach 19 Inches For Best Of Tahoe Resorts Snowmaking In Full Effect

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Wednesday March 04, 2015

South Lake Tahoe and Truckee, Calif./Nev. (Wednesday, March 4, 2015) – The recent series of winter storms has delivered up to 19 inches of snow to the Best of Tahoe Resorts – offering ideal conditions for signature adventure clinics and big mountain events at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood.   “The recent snowfall has... Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Best Of Tahoe Resorts Announce Special Offers For Learn To Snowboard Month Throughout January

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Wednesday January 07, 2015

South Lake Tahoe and Truckee, Calif./Nev. (Friday, Jan. 2, 2015) – January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort invite first-time guests to enjoy winter sports, as well as intermediate and advanced participants to further elevate their skills through the resorts’ renowned... Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Northstar California Resort Opens Halfpipe Friday Jan 9

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Wednesday January 07, 2015

TRUCKEE, Calif. (Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015) – Northstar California Resort will open this winter’s first halfpipe to skiers and riders Friday, Jan. 9. Located on Pipeline trail and accessible via Vista Express, the halfpipe is a popular and highly-anticipated feature among Northstar’s terrain park users. Its addition allows for a contiguous,... Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Afton Alps Welcomes The Worlds First Riders Cup

Snowboarding News: Heavenly Mountain Resort | Monday January 05, 2015

Up to 128 male and 24 female ice cross downhill athletes from around the world will be competing in the Riders Cup on Jan. 17-18 at Afton Alps to earn Ice Cross Downhill World Championship points and to qualify to compete in the Red Bull Crashed Ice series, including the... Shared by: Heavenly Mountain Resort Read Article...

Afton Alps Welcomes The World's First 'riders Cup'

Snowboarding News: Heavenly Mountain Resort | Monday January 05, 2015

Up to 128 male and 24 female ice cross downhill athletes from around the world will be competing in the Riders Cup on Jan. 17-18 at Afton Alps to earn Ice Cross Downhill World Championship points and to qualify to compete in the Red Bull Crashed Ice series, including the... Shared by: Heavenly Mountain Resort Read Article...

Keystone Resort To Provide Kids With Free Lift Tickets At Afton Alps

Snowboarding News: Vail Mountain | Tuesday December 02, 2014

Keystone Resort today announced its Kids Ski Free program will travel east to Minnesota's Afton Alps for a one-day special event on Sunday, Dec. 21. Just ahead of the holiday season, Keystone will provide a complimentary daily lift ticket for any child 12-and-younger visiting Afton Alps. Similar to Keystone's Kids Ski... Shared by: Vail Mountain Read Article...

Kirkwood Heavenly And Northstar Receive 3 10 Of New Snow Prep For November Openings

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Monday November 03, 2014

· Heavenly, Northstar to Open November 21; Kirkwood slated to open November 22 · Season Passes to the Best of Tahoe Resorts are Still Available South Lake Tahoe and Truckee, Calif./Nev. (Monday, Nov. 3, 2014) – Winter has arrived at Lake Tahoe, and the Best of Tahoe resorts received 2-10” of new... Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

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