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Mount Kato
Ranked #7 of 24 things to do in Mankato
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Owner description: Year-round recreation area for skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and mountain biking is located in the scenic Minnesota River valley.
Reviewed January 7, 2013

It's obviously not the mountains (this is Minnesota, afterall), but it's where I learned a few years back and I enjoy going for a few hours. I'm not much of an avid skiier, though. My husband (who loves to ski) enjoys it, although he'd certainly prefer the mountains.

Thank Amy J
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

Good place for beginners and really no other options inthe area anyway. Expensive compared to out west. Often not all the ski lifts are going so even if all the runs have snow, you wont be able to go on all of them

Thank Happycow1
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

It's not Telluride but for this part of Minnesota Mount Kato is the largest slope you will go down come winter. Several different slopes are avilable pending your expertise, and there is also a nice intertube sledding area. Don't own equipment?...no problem. They have everything for rent from boards, boots, ski, etc. If you get chilly there is also a simple snack shack. Come for the day or an evening ski event. Dress warmly and be prepared to have fond memories with family and new found friends.

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Reviewed September 6, 2012

My whole family truely loved it. An easy drive no it isb't out west but can still be a challenge. We tailgated to save on money they had no problem with it.

Thank tammyb
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Reviewed August 15, 2012

Hey ok it’s not Vail! We are in Minnesota the prairie lands remember. We are so fortunate to have this great recreation area so close by to get out skiing, boarding, eating drink and being merry! Could it be better sure, but what would we do if it were gone? Jeff and his crew have really tried hard to improve and I think they have!

Thank rmitch27
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