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Snowboarders made their way up the hill by chairlift at Buck Hill as Jack Brenner of Lakeville sent snow flying below. Buck Hill had two runs open Tuesday.

David Joles, Star Tribune

Twin Cities ski areas making snow

  • November 13, 2012 - 7:35 PM

Time to break out the snow gear -- downhill ski and snowboard areas in the metro area have been making snow so they can open their slopes. Their schedules in coming weeks will largely be determined by the weather, but they will stay open if the weather is cool enough.

Alejandra Matos • 612-673-4028 • Twitter: @amatos12

Afton Alps

Open now through Thursday, 3-9 p.m. Weekend schedule will be posted on its website.

Buck Hill

Open now through Friday, 3-8 p.m. Weekend schedule will be determined based on the weather and posted on its website.

Hyland Hills

Opening 9 a.m. Nov. 23. Schedule will be posted on its website.

Welch Village

Opening Friday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sunday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

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