Established in 1963 the American ski resort Afton Alps lies at ? metres altitude in the Minnesota region of the American ?? snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers ?km of trails, which equates to around 100 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Afton Alps is Minniapolis at a distance of 41km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from November to April.
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View our detailed Afton Alps snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Afton Alps snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||$? - $?|
|Resort Opens||Nov 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Afton Alps trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||0.9144km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Afton Alps area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Afton Alps ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 107m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has ?% beginner runs or nursery slopes, ?% intermediate, ?% advanced slopes and ?% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Afton Alps after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
The American resort is also known as and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Afton Alps slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Afton Alps has slopes facing N.
Rating for snow gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Afton Alps ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Afton Alps Ski School and has 250 teachers teaching in English and taking students from a minimum age of firstname.lastname@example.org ? 4365245
Afton Alps for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Afton Alps for intermediates gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Afton Alps for expert skiers gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Afton Alps for snowboarding gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Afton Alps snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Afton Alps: 0km X C ski trails, Lessons available? N
Easy XC Ski Trails: 0km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Afton Alps snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
Afton Alps non skiing facilities also include ?.