It’s not unusual for people who love to ski to brave frigid temperatures and hit the slopes. That is, if the slopes are open.
Thousands of votes came in over the last couple of weeks, as we tried to find the best ski area in the state. Places a little closer to metro like Wild Mountain got huge support on Facebook. But the spot with the most votes lies just an hour from the Canadian border — Lutsen Mountains on Lake Superior’s North Shore.
There’s Lutsen, Buck Hill, Welch Village, Wild Mountain, Afton Alps, and many others. But we want to know: Which of Minnesota’s ski areas is your favorite?
A four-person ski lift at Duluth’s Spirit Mountain had to be evacuated after breaking down.