Wild Mountain opens for business, Afton Alps tests snow machines

Ready for winter? The ski and snowboard season has arrived early in Minnesota. Wild Mountain Ski and Snowboard in Taylor Falls is officially open for business, according to WCCO. It is reportedly the first ski area to open in the country. A spokesperson at Afton Alps also says crews are testing snow machines earlier than normal this year.
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Ready for winter? The ski and snowboard season has arrived early in Minnesota. Wild Mountain Ski and Snowboard in Taylor Falls is officially open for business, according to WCCO. It is reportedly the first ski area to open in the country.

A spokesperson at Afton Alps also says crews are testing snow machines earlier than normal this year.

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