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Best Skiing in Minnesota - Minneapolis/St. Paul
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The best skiing and snowboarding in Minnesota - ski resorts near Minneapolis/St. Paul and Duluth give skiers and snowboarders in this area the chance to experience some nice local slopes.

The following is a ranking of Minnesota ski areas within driving distance from Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth by size. Accurately compare Minnesota ski and snowboarding resorts such as Lutsen Mountains, Spirit Mountain, Whitecap Mountain, Christie Mountain, etc.

Lutsen Mountains Ski Resort, Minnesota

Lutsen size based on overall vertical drop is 760 ft

760 ft

250-500 acres

Spirit Mountain Ski Area, Minnesota

Spirit Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 700 ft

700 ft

100-250 acres

Granite Peak Ski Area, Wisconsin

Granite Peak size based on overall vertical drop is 700 ft

700 ft

250-500 acres

Indianhead Mountain Ski Resort, Michigan

Indianhead size based on overall vertical drop is 540 ft

540 ft

100-250 acres

Mt. La Crosse Ski Area, Wisconsin

Mt. La Crosse size based on overall vertical drop is 516 ft

516 ft

less than 100 acres

Giants Ridge Ski Resort, Minnesota

Giants Ridge size based on overall vertical drop is 500 ft

500 ft

100-250 acres

Devils Head Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Devils Head size based on overall vertical drop is 500 ft

500 ft

100-250 acres

Blackjack Ski Resort, Michigan

Blackjack size based on overall vertical drop is 465 ft

465 ft

100-250 acres

Cascade Mountain Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Cascade Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 460 ft

460 ft

100-250 acres

Coffee Mill Ski Area, Minnesota

Coffee Mill size based on overall vertical drop is 425 ft

425 ft

less than 100 acres

Sundown Mountain Ski Resort, Iowa

Sundown Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 420 ft

420 ft

less than 100 acres

Welch Village Ski and Snowboard Area, Minnesota

Welch Village size based on overall vertical drop is 360 ft

360 ft

100-250 acres

Whitecap Mountains Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Whitecap size based on overall vertical drop is 360 ft

360 ft

100-250 acres

Afton Alps Ski Resort, Minnesota

Afton Alps size based on overall vertical drop is 350 ft

350 ft

100-250 acres

Christie Mountain Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Christie Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 350 ft

350 ft

less than 100 acres

Mt. Ashwabay Recreation Area, Wisconsin

Mt. Ashwabay size based on overall vertical drop is 317 ft

317 ft

less than 100 acres

Powder Ridge Ski Area, Minnesota

Powder Ridge size based on overall vertical drop is 310 ft

310 ft

less than 100 acres

Buck Hill Ski Area, Minnesota

Buck Hill size based on overall vertical drop is 306 ft

306 ft

less than 100 acres

Wild Mountain Ski Area, Minnesota

Wild Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 300 ft

300 ft

less than 100 acres

Mont Du Lac Ski Area, Wisconsin

Mont Du Lac size based on overall vertical drop is 300 ft

300 ft

less than 100 acres

Andes Tower Hills Ski Area, Minnesota

Andes Tower Hills size based on overall vertical drop is 290 ft

290 ft

less than 100 acres

Seven Oaks Recreation Center, Iowa

Seven Oaks size based on overall vertical drop is 275 ft

275 ft

less than 100 acres

Nordic Mountain Ski Hill, Wisconsin

Nordic Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 265 ft

265 ft

less than 100 acres

Trollhaugen Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Trollhaugen size based on overall vertical drop is 260 ft

260 ft

less than 100 acres

Christmas Mountain Village, Wisconsin

Christmas Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 250 ft

250 ft

less than 100 acres

Mount Kato Ski Area, Minnesota

Mount Kato size based on overall vertical drop is 240 ft

240 ft

less than 100 acres

Camp 10 Ski Area, Wisconsin

Camp 10 size based on overall vertical drop is 240 ft

240 ft

less than 100 acres

Buena Vista Ski Area, Minnesota

Buena Vista size based on overall vertical drop is 230 ft

230 ft

less than 100 acres

Ski Gull, Minnesota

Ski Gull size based on overall vertical drop is 230 ft

230 ft

less than 100 acres

Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area, Minnesota

Hyland size based on overall vertical drop is 175 ft

175 ft

less than 100 acres

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