Skiing and Snowboarding at Wild MountainWild Mountain is a small ski area near Taylor's Falls. Wild Mountain in in the scenic St. Croix Valley, so the views from the hill are lovely.
Wild Mountain makes snow as soon as possible, usually some weeks before other local ski hills consider the weather conditions feasible. Their enthusiasm means that Wild Mountain are one of the first ski areas to open in the Midwest. They tend to hang in as long as possible at the end of the season too. So, Wild Mountain represents good value for season ticket holders if number of skiing days in the season is your priority.
Wild Mountain encourages beginners and novices, with lessons available for children, teenagers and adults.
Rental equipment is available, with skis and snowboards for children and adults.
Wild Mountain has 26 trails, Wild Mountain has a good mix of green, blue, black runs. There are four chairlifts, and two tow ropes.
Wild Mountain has 100 acres. The vertical drop is 300 feet. The longest run at Wild Mountain is 5000 feet, a cruiser which winds around the hill.
Wild Mountain varies the jumps, moguls and terrain park features every year, usually adding some new features every season.
As well as skiing and snowboarding, there is a separate snow tubing area at Wild Mountain. The snow tubing area usually opens around Thanksgiving.
Food and Drink at Wild MountainThe food available at Wild Mountain's chalet is cafeteria style. Taylor's Falls has a few more choices, but essentially there is not much more than bar food available until you are back into the Twin Cities.
Discounted lift tickets for Wild Mountain
How can you get cheap lift tickets for Wild Mountain?
If you know where to look, you can avoid paying the published rate for a lift ticket to Wild Mountain. In 2012, a regular all day adult lift ticket costs $43.
Wild Mountain offers plenty of promotions and special offers. Lift tickets are usually discounted early and late in the season, when snow conditions are less than ideal.
Wild Mountain offers daily specials for weekdays, for families, women, military, college students and seniors.
And, Wild Mountain will give you a free lift ticket on your birthday.
Joining Wild Mountain's email list is a must to get notice of sales and special offers. Get on their email list or follow them on Facebook to find out about discounts.