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.
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  • Advanced/Expert
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.8
  • Family Friendly
  • 4.7
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Overall Value

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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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  • David Robertson (26th January 2014)

    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...

  • Bryan ( 4th March 2011)

    Disclaimer: I'm an advanced skier by western standards. I go to ski and don't give a flip about a "resort" experience. And I'm bored to death on groomed run...

  • Evan Wright ( 7th February 2011)

    Three of us drove out to Chestnut to ski on Superbowl Sunday. We had never been there before, so we weren’t sure what to expect. We were very impressed wi...

  • taraackermann ( 6th January 2011)

    Chestnut is the by far the best place to go in Illinois! It has something for everyone and even has a great view of the Mississippi. The hill literally runs...

  • Jun (30th December 2010)

    Pros: Rolling hills drive going to this resort from Chicago suburbs area about 3 hours drive. Nice view of the Mississippi river kinda a like a Lake Taho...

  • Nate Porcher (19th December 2010)

    Wow. I had heard mixed reviews about Chestnut mountain because of this exact website. They had $15 dollar lift tickets up until yesterday so a bunch of th...

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