Wild Mountain Makes Improvements For Next Season
Minnesota's Wild Mountain, under new ownership this season, has announced plans for improvements over the summer and proudly announced they are a carbon-neutral company.
They recently earned a carbon-neutral certification in January. The certification demonstrates the climate action of successful companies around the world, in accord with the Carbon Neutral Protocol.
It was also announced they are adding a new bar and lounge to the base lodge and constructing a massive new sundeck. Both will be ready for use next winter. They are also updating the Bear's Den and Upper Commons with new carpet, light fixtures, and new paint.
Wild offers 26 trails, including the double-black Wall and an easy trail from the top of the Mountain, four terrain parks, and eight lifts including four quads. Adult season passes currently on sale for $299 come with a guarantee offering pass holders at least 100 days of skiing and riding during the 2021/22 season. For those that are currently not existing pass holders, they can ski the remainder of this season for $89 with a new purchase. Season passes will be going up $100 on April 6.
They were one of the first ski areas to open in the Midwest this season, and normally are one of the last to close staying open through March, sometimes into April.
The new owner is Sara Larsen who had a long history of involvement with managing resort and hospitality facilities including a multi-million dollar conference facility prior to buying the ski area. She's from the Midwest and graduated from the University of Wisconsin. Wild Mountain, which opened in 1972, had only one owner until the sale last year.
It's been a successful first season for the new owner. Like most Heartland ski areas once the snow hit they have been very busy with the rush of people looking for outside activities this winter.