- Season starts on Dec 10 and ends on Mar 11 (91 days). Average season duration in the USA is 118 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Dec 10 to Mar 11) is 29 " at summit elevation and 13 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 38 " at summit elevation and 18 " at the base. Therefore Buena Vista Ski Area is among the 5 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Minnesota.
The Ski Resort
Buena Vista Ski Area is located astride the continental divide. It offers 16 slopes that are served by 4 chairlifts and a beginners tow. Buena Vista Ski Area is a resort that certainly everyone will enjoy no matter if beginner, intermediate or expert.
Furthermore, there is a Nordic trail system available. Enjoy 25 km of trails meandering through vast forests, enjoy the scenic views of great landscapes and pass up to nine lakes.
There are also two terrain parks available. Learn some new tricks and expand on your skills!
If you´re coming to Buena Vist Ski Area as a group or with your family you might enjoy snow tubing. It´s a great fun activity that everyone can enjoy since it does not require any experience. Just grab your tube get on the lift and slide down the chutes!
Another more relaxing acitvity is sleigh riding. Take a romantic tour through the white landscape. It will take you through the historic village and unbelievably scenic forests.