Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Welch Village

Planning a ski trip to Welch Village? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Welch Village stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Welch Village review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 49.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.9
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 38%
  • Beginner
  • 29%
  • Families
  • 54%
  • Intermediate
  • 42%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 33%
  • Advanced
  • 42%

Helpful Highlights:

Growing up in British Columbia I had great places at my disposal, like Whistler Blackcomb, Grouse Mountain, Cypress Mountain, and places down in Washin...

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  • 5

    Welch Village Review

    by pz2403 - 9th October 2007

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    Welch is the best ski area I have ever been to. It's a lot better than Afton Alps. Whoever wrote the first review must have fell and hit his head.... Full review

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  • 5

    If your focus is Skiing or Riding, then this is your place!

    by bjohnsonmn - 31st October 2008

    Pros: Best Metro Downhill Terrain, Good mix of runs, NO BUSSES FULL OF KIDS!

    Cons: Somewhat Inconsistent Grooming, Weekends in the Main Chalet can be crowded.

    Having lived elsewhere in the Midwest, including Wausau, WI (home of Granite Peak/Rib Mountain), Welch was a welcome discovery. This will be my second year... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Resort, Close to Everything

    by ENWR - 18th February 2009

    Pros: Great lifts, runs

    Cons: Food too expensive

    We loved the resort, it was a beautiful drive to get there. The runs were excellent, all lifts were in good working order, lots of staff that were very help... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Nightlife......if you know where to go..

    by Mtsplash - 11th December 2008

    Pros: Great Terrain, Incredibly well run, very clean facilities, Variety!

    Cons: the normal midwest cons.... short hill.... Also it costs more than other nearby areas.

    People have been saying there's no nightlife here........well to the contrary, there most definitely is nightlife here. First off, the runs all have lightin... Full review

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  • 5

    Perspective from an industry professional

    by JohnJ80 - 22nd November 2008

    Pros: Excellent terrain, best snowmaking, chalet, ski school

    Cons: a tiny bit more expensive

    I've been involved in the ski industry for 35 years. I'm well familiar with most of the areas in the upper midwest. Welch has the best terrain in the Tw... Full review

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  • 5

    Welch Village Review

    by anonymous_user - 19th April 2008

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    OK...the previous reviews are not giving welch any credit....what the crap!!! I think Welch is by far the best you can get in MN outside of the big three (... Full review

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