Buena Vista will be closed Tuesday, Dec 31st due to extreme cold temperatures.
 We will reopen on Wednesday, January 1st. Please call ahead for opening hours.


Due to extreme cold temperatures, Buena Vista will be closed Sunday, Dec 29th. We are sorry for any inconvenience. 


Winter Break is happening NOW!
So come out and ride.  


Magical Monday is tomorrow! Fun things to do with the whole family!
Open: 10am-4pm skiing/boarding
~Christmas Games
~Christmas Crafts
~Ski Races
~Christmas Movie Showing
~Awesome Rates!


Christmas Gifts!

Need some last minute gifts??
We've got you covered.
Stop on out over the weekend or on Monday to pick up your Gift Certificate!  
Give the perfect gift that lasts all winter long ~ 


Excellent Conditions!

Weekend Hours:
Saturday, Dec 14 10am-5pm
Sunday, Dec 15 10am-5pm
~This weekend more runs will be opening up and the conditions should be excellent with all of this new snow!
Scout & 4-H Days and Church Days are this weekend as well! Visit BV Website for details!  www.bvskiarea.com
Taken after the big snow storm!


Buena Vista will be open today,
Sunday December, 8th from 10am - 5pm for skiing and snowboarding. 

The BV Terrain Park Meeting will be today at 2pm on 3rd floor.


Fresh Snow!

In the last few days we have received tons of new snow!
This weekend we will be Open Saturday & Sunday
for skiing/boarding from 10am-5pm
The conditions should be AMAZING!

Beautiful "Sun Dogs"

Don plowing

Lots of fresh snow!

Season Pass Sale


Cyber Monday

Happy Cyber Monday!

Are you thinking about buying yourself or someone else a Season Pass for this winter?!
Today is the day to do so! Purchase a Season Pass before midnight and receive 1 FREE Continental Café Meal Deal Booklet.
Win a $50 BV Gift Card!!!
It's as simple as emailing your name & address to tickets@bvskiarea.com
(No purchase necessary)


Opening Weekend Excitement!

Opening Weekend at Buena Vista was a blast!
 Julia Vista and Sunflake were open. Rails and jumps were set up on Julia and everyone seemed to love it
We are off to a great season, and we are hoping for lots of snow this winter!! Now is a great time to purchase your Season Pass!
Here are some pictures from the weekend. Enjoy! :)
Johnny hitting the rails

Terrain Park Time

Catching some air!

Beautiful Opening Weekend at Buena Vista


Opening Day!

Today we are open!

Open Friday, Nov 29, 30, & Dec 1 for skiing/boarding

 Lift Ticket: $15.00
Ski Rental: $12.00
Board Rental: $12.00  


Happy Thanksgiving! Tomorrow is our

Open: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday from 10am-5pm

$15 Lift Tickets

$12 Ski Rental

$12 Board Rental

~Pick up your Season Pass! Black Friday through Cyber Monday Special going on!

~Some terrain park features will be set up on Julia

~Yummy food specials in the Continental Café



There is snow in the forecast and by tonight the temps are going to be dropping. We are ready for the snow!  


Winter Employment at BV

Winter Employment: If you are looking for winter employment, Buena Vista is hiring! Open Positions: Ski School, Kitchen, Rental Shop, Tube Park, & Lift Operators.You may fill out an application online and email or mail it to us.
Email: office@bvskiarea.com

There are many benefits for working here!


Snow is on the Ground!

Snow is on the ground! The last few days we have received a couple inches of snow, and it won’t be long until we will be making our own snow!
Tentative Opening: Friday, Nov 29th
Remember to buy your Season Pass so you can ride all winter long…


Season Pass Sale!

It's not too late to purchase your Season Pass for skiing/boarding all winter long!  


Thank you to everyone who came out for the Open House!  Also a big thanks to the BV Ski Patrol, Keith's Pizza, Raphael Bakery, and Pepsi Nei Bottling for sponsoring this event!
We are now ready for the winter season!!
Don't forget to purchase your Season Pass!
Ski Patrol and Family

New hats from No Comply!

The Snap Fitness Boys

Part of the BV Family

BV Merchandise


BV Open House!

Saturday, Nov 2 from 10am-2pm

~Purchase your Season Pass Membership & receive the BONUS PACK
~Consign your gently used snow gear
~FREE Pizza, Cookies, & Pop
~Movie showing in BV Theatre
~Vendors such as; No Comply, Snap Fitness, & Martin's Ski Shop- Nisswa, MN will be on display!   
~FREE Drawings!

If you are looking for Winter Employment, Buena Vista will be accepting applications and conducting interviews at the Open House. Visit our website to find an application. http://www.bvskiarea.com/employment.html

Thank you to the Buena Vista Ski Patrol, Pepsi Nei Bottling, Paul Bunyan Broadcasting, & Raphaels Bakery Cafe for sponsoring our Open House!!! 

Raphaels Bakery Cafe 


What a Great Year!

Buena Vista would like to thank all of our loyal customers, employees & Ski Patrollers for a wonderful season. 
We had lots of snow and great conditions! 
Our winter season is over, but we have the facilities available for rent; weddings, family reunions, gatherings, historic covered wagon rides and more! 
Please contact Suzanne at 218-766-9919 for more information or to book an event. 

Please visit our Summer Blog for upcoming events!


Spring Finale at BV this Saturday!

Skiing & Snowboarding Hours:
Saturday, Mar 30: 11am - 5pm

This is your last chance to ski or snowboard this season!

$12 Lift Tickets, $12 Ski, & $12 Board Rentals


Hot Spring Rates!

Sunset Special: 3pm-6pm 
Saturday & Sunday 
$15 Lift Ticket
$15 Ski Rental 
$15 Board Rental


Fun in the Sun!~

Let's have some Fun in the Sun!!!

We have the sunshine today, and some fresh snow on the ground! Awesome skiing conditions! 


Spring Terrain Park Camp!

BV Spring Terrain Park Camp!
Sunday, March 17th-St. Patrick's Day
Skier's & Snowboarder's! 
1-4pm Please check in at Ticket Window 
Click here for details!


Save BIG!

Now is your chance to save BIG!!
All you have to do is get a group of 10+ together on 
Saturday, March 16th
 6+ on Sunday, March 17th to receive the group rates, 
and make reservations! 
For more information or to book please contact 
Lisa or Laurie at Buena Vista. 
Call: (218) 243-2231 


Today "Elvis" the miniature horse came to BV for a visit!
Wendell gave Sleigh Rides around the Buena Vista Village & the snow has been coming down all day! 


Retro Weekend!

Dress Retro to receive a Lift Ticket Discount, plus have your name entered into a drawing  for a 2013-14 Season Pass! 

Saturday-Honor Our Troops Day!

 Sleigh Rides beginning at 1pm only $3 per person
~Have your picture taken with "Elvis" the miniature horse from 1-3pm 
~Roll back to the 70's pricing- Saturday: 6-8pm 
$6 Lift Tickets
 $6 Ski Rental $12 Board Rental 

 Live Music by Outdoor Fireplace, 
Free root beer, & Games
Fun Races on Beltrami's Bowl 
3pm-6pm Sunset Special! 



 We received up to 8" of NEW SNOW!! 
Powder skiing is in store for the weekend!

This is what we do on our lunch break! ;)


Terrain Park Comp!

It's our final Terrain Park Comp tomorrow, Sunday, March 3rd! 

15 min Heats-4 Heats
Jump Hits are Separate Heats
Hiking Features for Rail Jam
 NEW Rail Feature
Door Prizes!

Customer Appreciation!

FREE Sleigh Rides starting at 1pm! 


Student Days!!

School's Out!..and there's no better place to be then BV!!!
*FREE Bunny Hill Lessons from 10am-noon! 

Looking Back on Logging Days

We would like to thank the Go & Whoa Harness Club for all of the teams, and sleigh rides they had for Logging Days.  
We also want to thank everyone who helped make it possible to put on this event including everyone who came out to enjoy the day with us!
Pancake Breakfast in the Blacksmith Shop

Forrest Sleigh Ride-Beautiful Teams

Lumberjack Hall of Fame Ceremony

Guest Speaker Bud Petrowski


Rail Jam Competition!

~Music on the hill for the comp!  

Perfect Day to Ride!

Today is Saturday, Feb 23rd and it's a perfect day to be outdoors at BV! 
It's about 30 degrees and all of the hills are open including our 2 Terrain Parks on Sunnyside & Bear Track!

If you have never skied or snowboarded and would like to learn, we have our BV Certified Instructors on deck to give lessons from 10am-3pm on weekends
Please call ahead to book in your lesson.
(218) 243-2231 


Open President's Day!

Open President's Day-Monday, Feb 18th
Skiing/Boarding: 10am-6pm 
Tubing: 12-6pm


Valentine's Day Special!

 Sweet Deals on the Slopes & in the Chalet! Don't bring your loved one to a crowed restaurant..take them skiing/boarding & treat them to dinner! 
 Spaghetti Dinner served to your table on the 3rd floor!!

Spend your Valentine's Day out at Buena Vista!


Powder Day!

 Over 5 '' of NEW SNOW on the ground, and we're in for quite a bit more! 

Many hills left ungroomed so everyone can play in this new powder!

Closing today at 4pm. 


BV Terrain Park Comp #2

Terrain Park Competition will be postponed! Please check back for new date.. 

Practice Time: 11:00am-12:00pm 


The Ski Conditions are PERFECT today!! Couldn't be any better..!


Logging Days

Here is a sneak peek of Logging Days from yesterday~
 It was a little chilly out, but it turned out to be a fun day!! 
More photos to come! 

Suzanne, Bud (guest speaker), & Don in the Hall of Fame

 Dickinson girls singing Shenandoah