Welch Village Ski Area

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Welch Village Ski Area
United States
Phone: 651 258-4567

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About the Ski Resort

Thanks to Ski Magazine, Welch Village has been ranked as a superior ski and snowboarding resort. Every year since the first in 1965, Welch has made changes designed to make your visit a memorable one.

Welch has modified slopes, broadened the High Performance rental selection, and added many new learning programs. Also Welch boasts a new a new expanded base lodge along with brand new state of the art food service.

With eight chairlifts, 50 runs, over 100 snow guns, daily grooming, terrain parks, and a 1/2 pipe on Ski Bob, there is something for every type and ability of skier and boarder.

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Cross country: 30 km
Snow tubing: No

 Easiest:  31 %

 More Difficult:  50 %

 Most Difficult:  19 %

 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:  725 ft
Summit elevation:  1,050 ft
Vertical drop:  325 ft
Skiable area:  125 acres
Annual snowfall:  50 in
Snowmaking:  100 %
Number of trails:  37
Number of lifts:  9
Types of lifts:  1 Mitey Mite,
 4 Double Chairs,
 1 Triple Chair,
 3 Quad Chairs

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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Ski Resort directions

Welch Village is 37 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul via US 61. From Minneapolis/St Paul International Airport, travel E on I-494 to I-55 going S, then continue S on I-52. Then take the I-50 going E to the I-7 going S for approximately 42 miles.