News from Chicago

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.

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  • Granite Peak Annual Family Festival

    The Granite Peak annual Family Festival, held the weekend of February 2-4, brings great lodging deals, free ski rental for the entire family, free child lift ticket with each paid adult ticket, fireworks, horse drawn sleigh rides, live entertainment in the Bear's Den, and, of course when you're in Wisconsin, a brat fry. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • 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

  • Ohio Rebounds

    The winter weather is slowly improving over most of the Heartland, but it's taken its toll. Ski areas in Ohio – Snow Trails, Mad River Mountain and Boston Mills were finally able to open briefly late last week, but all had to close down again over the weekend; again waiting for cold weather with hopefully some snow, but more importantly temperatures cold enough to make snow. 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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