The Residence Club at Giant's Ridge : About Us: Journal

Our first visit to the Residence Club at Giants Ridge was an impromptu holiday getaway for some much needed relaxation and skiing. Upon arrival, I was taken aback by how beautiful and well appointed the home really is. It has such a warm cabin feel and all the comforts of home. Naturally, the kids gravitated to the lower level game room and the home theatre, while my wife and I enjoyed the family room with its great views along with the extraordinary kitchen which was stocked beyond our wildest dreams. We've had the good fortune to stay at some of the nicest 4 star resorts in the world, and I can honestly say that this place is on par with the best of them.

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We spent the majority of our time skiing Giants Ridge and never tired of the variety and challenge of the runs. Obviously it's not Vail or Aspen, but in its own way, if offered more than enough challenge for our family of novice skiers. And as far as Minnesota ski venues, I have seen none that compare. Plus, it's not as crowded as the ski hills we're used to skiing around the twin cities, and yet it's close enough to home where I can see us enjoying a lot of overnights and weekend getaways.

Of course, all of us are already dreaming of some summer vacations and the opportunity to swim at the beach, do some fishing and playing golf. And the best part is, I will never have to mow the lawn or put in a dock.

— Dennis Chan