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Downhill Skiing

Downhill skiing in Northern Wisconsin’s winter wonderland

Ski Northern Wisconsin’s most delightful winter playground with great downhill skiing at Mt. Ashwabay, located three miles south of Bayfield. Enjoy fourteen downhill ski runs, with fresh snow made daily to create the best family alpine skiing in the area…featuring stunning views of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the Chequamegon National Forest. Downhill skiing at Mount Ashwabay offers instruction, a chalet to warm up in, hot chocolate to sip and food to enjoy, a smoke free lounge, a chair lift and one rope tow.

The fourteen alpine ski runs range from beginner to expert. Food, lounge, downhill ski instruction and equipment rental are available at the chalet. Ask about half day downhill ski rates and enjoy a wonderful Wisconsin alpine ski vacation in Bayfield.

We update a weekly report on current conditions for all our winter activities. Please check the Winter Recreation Report for the most current conditions.

Winter Recreation Reports


Sweet Sailing
Rent (or shop) TUBBS Snowshoes
TUBBS Timberline 30
Timberline 25
Rental by the day or weekend. (24 hrs or 48 hrs)
$12.50 per day/per pair
$20.00 per weekend/per pair
120 Rittenhouse Avenue
Bayfield, WI 54814
Community Ski & Recreation Area in Northern Wisconsin. Winter: Alpine 65+ acres of downhill terrain. Nordic 40km of cross-country skiing tracked for both skate and classic. Summer: Big Top live shows.
32525 Ski Hill Road
Bayfield, WI 54814
Brownstone Centre
Located on Bayfield's ''main'' street, we feature women's clothing, jewelry and accessories. We also carry Hallmark Cards, books, Apostle Islands Gifts and Souvenirs, home decor and knitting supplies!
121 Rittenhouse Avenue
Bayfield, WI 54814
Ashland’s locally owned outdoor store featuring quality outdoor clothing, gear and accessories for life’s everyday adventures; hike, camp, bike, run, paddle, ski, walk, travel!
2521 Lake Shore Drive
Ashland, WI 54806