Equipment returns May 3-6- We rented out over 1,000 sets of skis and over 100 snowboards this season! All of this gear needs to come back May 3-6, 5-8 pm each night. In order to make sure we do not end up with too many people at one time, we require that each family…
Spirit End of Season partner deal- Our friends at Spirit heard that we had to shut down Chester early and are offering to give Chester Bowl season pass holders discounts on day passes for the remainder of their season to keep everyone out on the slopes. If you have not yet used your two free visits…
Chester Bowl CLOSED For the Season- After making repairs on the chairlift this past weekend we had hoped that the lift was completely repaired and up to the task of carrying skiers, snowboarders, & snowskaters to the top of the hill through the end of the season. However, after our crew got the lift up and…
Hart Skis- a Memoir- This post, "Hart Skis" is a memoir written by Aethan Hart in January 2021. Hart Skis Winter in Duluth lasts an extremely long time. I remember it snowing in April, just like the song by Prince.   In shady areas under the WPA constructed wall near the Chester Creek Bridge, there…
Chester Bowl early Ski Patrol- Chester Bowl has such a rich history! Did you know that there was a youth Ski Patrol in the early 70's, before the National Ski Patrol as we know it now started at Chester in 1974? These high school volunteers helped monitor the tow rope, including watching for injuries occurring…

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