Get To Know Snow Trails 1961- 2011, "Celebrating 50 years!"
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First ski school in Ohio.
First ski patrol in Ohio.
First area ski shop in Ohio.
First snowmaking system operated below 41st parallel.
First night skiing in southern Great Lakes region.
First ski carnival in Ohio.
First alpine ski racing event in Ohio.
First chair lift in Ohio.
First junior alpine ski racing in Ohio.
First "air-less" snowmaking in Ohio.
First triple chair lift operated in Ohio.
First all-electric airless snowmaking system.
First all "bull-wheel loading" chair lifts in central region.
First application of "snowcat" with power-driven rotary tiller for snow grooming in Ohio.
First in Midwest to build modern area ski shop with over 5,000 square feet of display space.

“We're happy to be Ohio's Winter fun destination for skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing! As the only family owned and operated Winter Resort in Ohio, it is truly a pleasure to offer unique outdoor recreation experiences for families and friends."
Nate Wolleson, Marketing Manager

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Company Info - About Snow Trails
Snow Trails, which was the first commercial ski area in Ohio, is a privately-owned resort, under the same management since inception. The resort features six chairlifts, including a slow-moving Beginner’s Double Chairlift and two ski carpets dedicated to the Beginner's Area. A third carpet lift is utilized for the Snow Tubing Park with the "Longest Tubing Lanes in Ohio." The Resort offers 21 total trails and is known for Timberline trail - “Longest Trail in Ohio.” There are three glade areas, plus five Terrain Parks. A 9,000 sq. ft. Rental Center houses user-friendly equipment and offers a self-service system. Snow Trails typically opens in early December and the season lasts into March. The resort is located off Interstate 71 south of Mansfield on Possum Run Road. Call 419-774-9818 or visit

Contact: Nate Wolleson - Marketing Manager/Snow Trails
P.O. Box 1456
Mansfield, OH 44901 - 1456
Phone: 419-756-7768 x108

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