Coffee Mill is a ski area located in the state of Minnesota in USA. The resort is in the town of Wabasha, MN.
We recently ranked all of Minnesota's ski resorts, so you can see where Coffee Mill stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Coffee Mill is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Coffee Mill. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Coffee Mill's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Coffee Mill around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Coffee Mill Terrain Overview
Coffee Mill has a total of 14 ski trails, which are serviced by 3 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Coffee Mill is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 40 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 16 hectares, 0.1 square miles, or 0.2 square kilometers.
Coffee Mill's slopes see on average 40 inches (1.0 meters) of snowfall a year.
Coffee Mill Elevation
Coffee Mill has a summit elevation of 1,150 feet, or 351 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 725 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 425 feet (130 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Coffee Mill has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Coffee Mill Difficulty Level
36.2out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Coffee Mill has 40 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Coffee Mill is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 35% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 65%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Coffee Mill good for beginners?
Coffee Mill can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 65% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Coffee Mill Location
Coffee Mill is located in the state of Minnesota, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Wabasha, MN.
Wabasha, MN 55981 USA
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Getting to Coffee Mill
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Coffee Mill), its coordinates of 44.36000, -92.04000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Wabasha, MN to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Coffee Mill.
|Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport||MSP||Minneapolis, MN||68 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Coffee Mill.
|Rochester International Airport||RST||Rochester, MN||39 mi|
|Chippewa Valley Regional Airport||EAU||Eau Claire, WI||44 mi|
|La Crosse Municipal Airport||LSE||La Crosse, WI||51 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Coffee Mill, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Coffee Mill.
|Welch Village||Welch, MN||1,060 ft||30%||37 mi|
|Afton Alps||Hastings, MN||1,530 ft||31%||50 mi|
|Mt. La Crosse||La Crosse, WI||1,110 ft||36%||56 mi|
|Buck Hill||Burnsville, MN||1,225 ft||27%||66 mi|
|Hyland||Minneapolis, MN||1,075 ft||26%||73 mi|
|Wild Mountain||Taylors Falls, MN||1,113 ft||35%||84 mi|
|Mount Kato||Mankato, MN||540 ft||39%||100 mi|
Coffee Mill Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,150 ft|
|Base Elevation||725 ft|
|Vertical Drop||425 ft|
(35% Beginner, 29% Intermediate, 36% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||40 inches|