Buena Vista Ski Area

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Buena Vista Ski Area
United States
Phone: 218 243-2231

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About the Ski Resort

Buena Vista is located on the Continental Divide where waters flow north to the Hudson Bay and south to the Gulf of Mexico.

Enjoy breathtaking views from the summit. And continue to take in the sights from the entire resort, including all 15 ski runs, the three story rustic chalet, 25 km of groomed cross-country trails winding through the forest and also the pioneer village with bunkhouse sleeping facilities.

Buena Vista features the Continental Cafe, extensive ski rentals, ski shop, ski school, horse-drawn sleigh rides and more.

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Cross country: 25 km
Snow tubing: Yes

 Easiest:  20 %

 More Difficult:  55 %

 Most Difficult:  25 %

 Experts only:  --

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Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0

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Mountain Statistics

Base elevation:  1,280 ft
Summit elevation:  1,510 ft
Vertical drop:  230 ft
Skiable area:  30 acres
Annual snowfall:  78 in
Snowmaking:  100 %
Number of trails:  16
Number of lifts:  6
Types of lifts:  1 Rope Tow,
 2 Double Chairs,
 2 Triple Chairs,
 1 Tubing Tow

Ski Resort Services

Childcare  No
Adaptive skier:  Yes
Nearby lodging:  Yes
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes

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Buena Vista Ski Area map

Ski Resort directions

Buena Vista ski area is located 250 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul. From the Bemidji / Beltrami County Airport, travel E on Hwy 2 and make a left at the first stoplight. Drive approximately 21/2 miles and take the exit for county road 15. Make a left at the stop sign. Buena Vista is approximately 8 miles N on county road 15, on the right side of the road.