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Afton Alps Ski Area, Minnesota

The Exhilaration of Great Skiing

Afton Alps is nestled in the rolling hills of the scenic St. Croix River Valley and surrounded on three sides by Afton State Park.

Winter at Afton Alps means snow and excitement. Day or night, Afton Alps is the place to experience the challenges and exhilaration of great skiing and spectacular scenery.

With 49 trails serviced by 18 chairlifts and snowmaking covering 100 percent of the ski area, Afton Alps will keep you skiing / snowboarding.

Afton Alps has five chalets and three rental shops with ample convenient parking to ensure you easy access to its slopes and lifts.


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Mountain Statistics for Afton Alps Ski Area
Base Elevation: 350 ft (107 meters)
Summit Elevation: 700 ft (213 m)
Vertical Drop: 350 ft (107 m)
Skiable Area: 300 acres (121 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 55 in (140 cm)
Longest Run: 3,000 ft (914 m)
Snowmaking: 100 %
Number of Lifts: 21
Uphill Lift Capacity: 20,000 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Tubing Lift
3 Surface Lifts
14 Double Chairs
3 Triple Chairs
1 Quad Chair
Number of Trails: 48
Trail Ratings for Afton Alps Ski Area
Easiest: Easiest 20%
More Difficult: More Difficult 60%
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 Afton Alps Ski Area
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Nearby Snow Tubing: Yes