Snow Creek offers a nice close to home choice for Kansas City snowsports enthusiasts. You'll find a 300-foot vertical drop, 12 named runs, the Rattlesnake Terrain Park, three chairlifts and surface tows, plus Tornado Alley Tubing Park with its own lift.
Located in western Missouri just a little north of the city, it fills a void for snow-starved skiers and snowboarders who live in this region. Any other choices would involve driving a few hundred miles.
Plenty of weekly specials keep day-trippers skiing and riding.
Sunday night is the Friends and Family Special when you save $19 off the regular evening rate. An adult snow pass is $30 and youth $27. A pass and rental is $40. Mondays are Learn-To-Ski days. Group lessons are half-price. Military Appreciation Days are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout the season. Active duty personnel with a valid ID ski and board for $5. College Student nights take place Wednesday and Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m.. Show a valid college ID and receive half-off lift tickets. Birthdays are always in. Show proof and ski or board for half-price.
A Tornado Alley Tube Park Special is Wednesday and Thursday nights 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. when it's four hours for the price of two.
There are also nearby lodging specials with Weston, Missouri, motels. Check them out through the link below.