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Welch Village

Welch Village Ski Resort Guide

Welch Village, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers and Intermediates.
Highest Lift1,050ft
Resort Height725ft
 Nearest AirportsMinneapolis and Chippewa Valley
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Welch Village

The American ski resort of Welch Village is at an altitude of 725ft.


Welch Village has direct access to 38 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Welch Village offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Welch Village offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Welch Village.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Chicken'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Welch Village?

The next notable snow forecast is 2in, expected on 22 January, with around 2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Welch Village

Ski Area Stats

Welch Village Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Welch Village Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,050ft
Lowest Trail725ft
Resort Altitude (Welch Village)725ft
Max Vertical325ft

Location and Map

Where is Welch Village?

This ski resort is in Vasa, Goodhue, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Welch Village is Minneapolis, 60 minutes drive away.

Chippewa Valley airport is also within three hours drive.

Minneapolis is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 12,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 75 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Welch Village open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Welch Village, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Welch Village Tourist Office for the latest.

Welch Village