Powder Ridge Ski Area

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Powder Ridge Ski Area
United States
Phone: 320 398-7200

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About the Ski Resort

With 15 trails over 60 skiable acres, 100 percent snowmaking coverage and a vertical of 310, Powder Ridge offers a selection of runs varying from beginner to expert.

The runs are serviced by a quad chairlift and two double chairs. All the trails are lit for night skiing.

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Snow tubing: Yes

 Easiest:  40 %

 More Difficult:  40 %

 Most Difficult:  20 %

 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:  1,000 ft
Summit elevation:  1,300 ft
Vertical drop:  300 ft
Skiable area:  60 acres
Annual snowfall:  45 in
Snowmaking:  100 %
Number of trails:  15
Number of lifts:  6
Types of lifts:  3 Surface Lifts,
 2 Double Chairs,
 1 Quad Chair

Ski Resort Services

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

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Ski Resort directions

Powder Ridge Ski Area is located just an hour's drive from the Twin Cities.

From the north, Powder Ridge is 15 miles south of St. Cloud on Highway 15. From the south, take Highway 55 to Kimball, Minn., then north two miles on Highway 15, or take I-94 west to Highway 15 exit, then south 11 miles.

From the East and Twin Cities Metro Area:
Take I-94 West to the second St. Cloud Exit (167-A), go south on Hwy 15 for 12 miles and turn right on Powder Ridge Road. Turn right on 93rd Avenue or, Take Hwy 55 West to the city of Kimball; turn right on Hwy 15, go north for 1.5 miles and turn left on Powder Ridge Road. Turn right on 93rd Avenue.