Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Chestnut Mountain Resort

Planning a ski trip to Chestnut Mountain Resort? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Chestnut Mountain Resort stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Chestnut Mountain Resort review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 4.1

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.7
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 38%
  • Beginner
  • 42%
  • Families
  • 62%
  • Intermediate
  • 58%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 35%
  • Advanced
  • 27%

Helpful Highlights:

Chestnut Mountain is a spectacular resort for all levels of skiing. While the runs are short, there are seldom lines at the lifts and in an afternoon one c...

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  • 5

    Simply Amazing

    by rmarquis - 13th February 2009

    Pros: Great runs, great people, great view

    Cons: None really other than it does get crowded

    This place is top of the line for Midwest skiing. Always groomed well, family friendly, great customer service. Their runs are great along with the terrain ... Full review

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  • 4

    Best in Illinois, but not as nice as WI

    by istink - 13th February 2009

    Pros: Nice Rookie Run for learning

    Cons: Snow is HARD packed, Old Main run is to icy

    I've visited the NUT many times this season and the runs seem to get worse each time I go back. The Old Main needed some attention the last time we went ... Full review

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  • 4

    Chestnu Mountain Review

    by ftbllfrk54 - 5th January 2009

    Pros: Long runs

    Cons: Not Groomed Very Well

    I drove three hour to go snowboarding at Chestnut and it was worth it. This is a fun place to go with your family and friends.... Full review

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  • 5

    Great place top in midwest

    by kevmanetti - 25th December 2008

    Pros: Great long runs. all levels are good here

    Cons: Any? Not really

    i just got back from this resort and i had so much fun. it is my 2nd time going there and it seems to get better every time. If your looking for a cool pla... Full review

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  • 5

    Chestnut Mountain Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 30th April 2008

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    "I drive the groomer at Chestnut Mountain and I all I can say to all of you people who say that we do not grom is that you obviously have no idea what you a... Full review

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  • 5

    Chestnut Mountain Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 18th March 2008

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    I drive the groomer at Chestnut Mountain and I all I can say to all of you people who say that we do not grom is that you obviously have no idea what you ar... Full review

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