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Check out all the latest happenings at Chicago ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Chicago weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Chicago ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Chicago coverage from the entire ski season.
Aprés Ski Bar: The Historic Stone Chalet, Granite Peak, Wisconsin - ©Mark Krambs

Aprés Ski Bar: The Historic Stone Chalet, Granite Peak, Wisconsin

While its size isn't huge, the Historic Stone Chalet sure has a long history of serving aprés ski beers to Granite Peak Ski Area locals. Full Article

Top Aprés Ski Bars

Top Aprés Ski Bars

Explore eight of the best ski town bars from across the United States, whether it be a quaint pub in New Hampshire or craft brewery in Oregon.

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Infographic: Top North American Base Depths by Region - ©Courtesy of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Infographic: Top North American Base Depths by Region

See the infographic below for the highest three resort bases for each region in North America.

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  • Chestnut Is Fully Open

    It would be hard to keep track of with over 100 ski areas scattered across the Heartland, but Chestnut, located near historic Galena, Illinois, is one of the first resorts to get all of its terrain open for the season. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Chestnut Mountain Jimmy Buffet Weekend

    Chestnut Mountain, one of the Heartland's major ski and snowboard resorts overlooking the Mississippi River from craggy bluffs near Galena, is hosting a Jimmy Buffet Celebration this weekend, January 6-7; might as well considering the weather. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Granite Peak Family Festival

    Family Festival takes place at Granite Peak, Wisconsin's premier ski area, the weekend of January 19-21. The package includes two nights lodging, two days of lift tickets - one free child per paid adult ticket - along with two day ski rental for the entire family. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Mild Weather Mucks With Wisconsin

    Unfortunately, as the National Weather Service predicted in early October, an El Nino underway in the Pacific Ocean, has contributed to a mild start to winter across much of the nation and the Heartland in particular. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Mild Weather Mucks With Illinois

    Unfortunately, as the National Weather Service predicted in early October, an El Nino underway in the Pacific Ocean, has contributed to a mild start to winter across much of the nation and the Heartland in particular. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Chestnut Runs Rookie's Ridge, Acorn

    Frigid temps have given the snowmakers at Chestnut Mountain Resort ample opportunity to blow snow since their opening Dec. 2. Full Article

    4th December 2006

  • Granite Peak Turns Dec. 2

    Granite Peak has been blasted by cold air with the arrival of this latest Midwest storm and, turning lemons into lemonade, they have decided to open as a result. Full Article

    1st December 2006

  • Chestnut Roars Dec. 2

    Chestnut Mountain Resort ready to rock Dec. 2. The Midwest is poised and ready for the 2006/07 ski season. Chestnut Mountain Resort, perched on a bluff just outside of General Grant's old hometown of Galena, Ill., has been firing up a new and improved snowmaking system in order to lay the foundation for a Dec. 2 opening. Full Article

    30th November 2006

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