Snow Report for KARE 11

Name Snow Surface Snow Base New Snow
(past 24 hrs)
New Snow
(past 7 days)
Snow Making? Notes Last Updated
Afton Alps

Afton Alps

Hastings, MN
Machine Groomed 12" to 25" 0" 1" Yes

All guests will need to use the reservation system this season to ski and ride. 

Visit our web site for additional details.





Machine Groomed 18" to 32" 0" 4" Yes

Open Fri. Jan 22, Sat. Jan 23, Sun. Jan. 24.  3 Chairlifts. 1 Tow. Terrain Park.  Making snow. Please Check Facebook for all updates!

Giants Ridge

Giants Ridge

Biwabik, MN
Machine Groomed 30" to 40" 0" 1" No


100% Open

35 Runs - 2 Terrain Parks & Tubing 

Reserve Tickets Online

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Hyland Hills Ski Area

Hyland Hills Ski Area

Bloomington, MN
Machine Groomed 33" to 42" 0" 3" Yes

All runs and lifts open!  Check website for COVID related changes.


Machine Groomed 21" to 44" 0" 4" Yes

The Elm Creek ski/snowboarding hills are open daily.  Bunny hill is currently open to the public from 3pm - 9pm on weekdays, 5pm - 9pm on weekends. Tubing hill is open, online reservations required.










Mount Ski Gull

Mount Ski Gull

Nisswa, MN
Machine Groomed 12" to 36" 0" 1" Yes

Check for OPEN HOURS! Runs open: Super 8, Paul Bunyan, Quarterdeck, Iven's, Main Terrain Park, Nisswa, Bunny Hill, Craguns, Breezy, and tubing! Must buy tickets ahead of time at

Machine Groomed 13" to 25" 0" 2" Yes

Monday: 4pm-9pm

Thur& Fri: 12pm-9pm - Tubing Fri: 5-8pm

Saturday’s: 9am-9pm - Tubing Noon-7pm

Sunday’s: 10am-8pm - Tubing Noon-7pm

*Reservations Required

Visit our Website for All Hours & updates.

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Buck Hill

Buck Hill

Burnsville, MN
Machine Groomed 27" to 41" 0" 0" Yes

Buck Hill is open for regular hours.  Please check for updated information.  All tickets and rentals must be purchased online.   Mask are required.

Snow Tubing is open with extended hours please check to reserve tubing tickets.



Machine Groomed 16" to 34" 0" 4" Yes

Coffee Mill will be open Thursdays 4-8pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12-8pm. Coffee Mill is 90% Open!! We are making snow!!


















Wild Mountain

Wild Mountain

Taylors Falls, MN
Machine Groomed 12" to 24" 0" 1" No


You Must Purchase Your Tickets, Rentals & Lessons Before Arrival.

Ski & Snowboard Hours

10am - 9pm Daily.

Saturday and Sunday All Chairlifts and Ropes Open at 10am

Monday to Friday Chairlifts and Ropes Open on a Staggered Schedule:

10am: Chair 2, Front Stage Rope and Conveyor
11:30am: Chair 1
12:30pm: Chair 4, Back Stage & Main Stage Rope

Fridays: 5-9pm
Saturdays: 10am-8pm
Sundays: 10am-6pm



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Mount Kato

Mount Kato

Mankato, MN
Machine Groomed 16" to 32" 0" 7" Yes



OPEN Regular Hours.

Check out for more information.

Mask Up Minnesota! Keep our Season Safe.


Machine Groomed 24" to 40" 0" 0" Yes

Open Daily |4 Mountains and 55+ Runs
Ski Well. Be Well.

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Machine Groomed 18" to 36" 0" 2" Yes

MLK Extended Hours Sat 1/16 9a-8p Sun 1/17 9a-8p Mon 1/18 9a-5p

Extended  Tubing Hours Sunday and Monday 

 All tickets must be bought online!!

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Chester Bowl

Chester Bowl

Duluth, MN
Machine Groomed 6" to 24" 0" 0" No

We are open 11-4:30 Saturdays & Sundays, 4:30-8:30 Mondays, Thursday, & Fridays. Check out our website for more info: 

Mount Itasca

Mount Itasca

Coleraine, MN
Machine Groomed 6" to 22" 0" 3" No

Wet heavy snow and warm temps yesterday. Hills and trails are being packed and tracked this morning after temps dropped below freezing. 







Powder Ridge

Powder Ridge

Kimball, MN
Machine Groomed 24" to 56" 0" 0" Yes

We are 100% open for skiing and snowboarding and snow tubing is now open. All tickets must be pre-purchased online. Please check our web site for additional important information.

Andes Tower Hills

Andes Tower Hills

Kensington, MN
Machine Groomed 12" to 36" 0" 6" Yes

Open For Skiing, Snowboarding, and Cross Country.  Hours this week are Thursday, January 14=12 noon to 8pm/Friday, January 15=12 noon to 8pm/Saturday, January 16=10am to 8pm/Sunday, January 17=10am to 8pm/Monday, January 18 (Martin Luther King Day)=10am to 5pm-----


Tube Hill open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (Martin Luther King Day)






Welch Village

Welch Village

Welch, MN
Machine Groomed 20" to 60" 0" 0" Yes

Back Bowl now open Friday-Sunday.