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: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • 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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  • 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

    girls weekend

    by justforfun - 3rd May 2010

    Pros: Large group

    Cons: slow service

    I went with a large group of girls for a weekend getaway. We rented two large rooms. Each room held 14 to 16 people. They are very nice rooms. There was... Full review

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  • 3

    Chestnut Mountain Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 19th February 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    In a word...BORING! A good resort for beginners, but if you have been on the slopes more than 4-5 times you will get bored very quickly. Very small with s... Full review

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  • 3

    A Midwest mini look alike Lake Tahoe ski resort

    by saludares - 30th December 2010

    Pros: Nice view of the Mississippi river like in a Lake Tahoe.

    Cons: Short of runs, outdoor to buy tickets, icy

    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... Full review

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  • 2

    Chestnut Mountain Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 7th February 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    don't trust a review from someone who cannot even spell correctly or use proper English, because most likely they will give a bad point of view. Sundown ... Full review

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