Category Archives: Winter


Hello all! Are you gearing up for Thanksgiving? Is your turkey thawing in the refrigerator? I bet some of you have even started decorating for Christmas! The holidays are such a fun, yet busy time! All of us in the office are excited to spend Thanksgiving with our families and give thanks (and eat yummy […]

Winter Waterslide?

I have found the winter equivalent of the summer Tuesday afternoon waterslide. It’s roof sliding! Yesterday a crew of 10, Dan Mohn, Lisa, Steve, Emily, Pat, Toelly, Gordy, Shannon, Bob and Caitlin, came together to shovel snow off the roofs of the dining room and 15 cabins.  What a sight to see, 6 people moving […]

Summer Please Hurry!

This morning our thermometer read -17 degrees.  It is days like today when it is hard to remember that our summers are beautiful and hot.  How wonderful a summer day would feel today.  Heck, a 30 degree day would feel wonderful. Thinking only warm summer thoughts today (or we will freeze).   Small waves washing ashore, […]

Happy Holidays 2011

YO HO HO From the crew at Fair Hills, Lake Five & Wildflower. Dave & Barb Kaldahl We are planning to find some snow after we leave Ft Myers.  With all the songs we hear at this time of year about snow, we expect to find some in Minnesota when we arrive there on Dec. […]


Five Lakes Resort will be hosting an open house this Saturday, January 29, from 11 am – 5 pm. All are welcome to attend. Come and check out the ski trails! Five Lakes Resort is proud to offer over 30K of groomed ski trails for both classical and skate skiers. Five Lakes is also the […]

Nordic Skiing at Five Lakes Resort

A favorite pastime of the winter season for the Fair Hills staff is cross country skiing.  Luckily, Fair Hills staff has the perfect location for hours of skiing enjoyment at it’s sister resort.  Five Lakes Resort has over 35K of groomed trails for classical and skate skiers. Normally this early in December the conditions are […]