Welch Village Ski Area, Minnesota

A Choice Family 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.

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Mountain Statistics for Welch Village Ski Area
Base Elevation: 700 ft (213 meters)
Summit Elevation: 1,060 ft (323 m)
Vertical Drop: 360 ft (110 m)
Skiable Area: 140 acres (57 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 50 in (127 cm)
Longest Run: 1,300 ft (396 m)
Snowmaking: 100 %
Number of Lifts: 10
Uphill Lift Capacity: 12,300 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Carpet
4 Double Chairs
1 Triple Chair
4 Quad Chairs
Number of Trails: 60
Trail Ratings for Welch Village Ski Area
Easiest: Easiest 31%
More Difficult: More Difficult 50%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 19%
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 Welch Village Ski Area
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Nearby Cross Country: 30 km
Half Pipe: Yes