Powder Ridge Ski Area, Minnesota

Runs From Beginner to Expert

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.

How to Get There

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.

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Mountain Statistics for Powder Ridge Ski Area
Base Elevation: 0 ft (0 meters)
Summit Elevation: 0 ft (0 m)
Vertical Drop: 310 ft (94 m)
Skiable Area: 60 acres (24 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 45 in (114 cm)
Longest Run: 1,600 ft (488 m)
Snowmaking: 100 %
Number of Lifts: 6
Uphill Lift Capacity: 7,400 per hour
Types of Lifts: 3 Surface Lifts
2 Double Chairs
1 Quad Chair
Number of Trails: 15
Trail Ratings for Powder Ridge Ski Area
Easiest: Easiest 40%
More Difficult: More Difficult 40%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 20%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Powder Ridge Ski Area
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Nearby Snow Tubing: Yes