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Afton Alps

Afton Alps Ski Resort Guide

Afton Alps, United States

Rated: 2/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForApres-Ski.
Highest Lift467m
Resort Height360m
 Nearest AirportsMinneapolis and Chippewa Valley
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Afton Alps

The American ski resort of Afton Alps is at an altitude of 360m.


Afton Alps has direct access to 40 marked pistes, served by a total of 21 ski lifts.

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


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Afton Alps offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Afton Alps.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Afton Alps?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 9 December, with around 9cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Afton Alps

Ski Area Stats

Afton Alps Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Afton Alps Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift467m
Lowest Piste360m
Resort Altitude (Afton Alps)360m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Afton Alps
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Afton Alps?

This ski resort is in Denmark, Washington, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Afton Alps is Minneapolis, 44 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 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 20,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Afton Alps open?

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

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April.

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 Afton Alps, 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 Afton Alps Tourist Office for the latest.

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