Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Wilmot Mountain

Planning a ski trip to Wilmot Mountain? 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 Wilmot Mountain 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 Wilmot Mountain 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: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 46.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 34%
  • Beginner
  • 43%
  • Families
  • 48%
  • Intermediate
  • 36%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 39%
  • Advanced
  • 18%

Helpful Highlights:

I went at the beginning of the season, and my trip was... okay. It was REALLY icy, but most of the ski lifts were open so I got to go on most of the blacks....

Displaying 19 - 24 of 48 Resort Reviews

2 | 3 | 4 | 5
  • 3

    learn here b-4 you go west

    by wolfman - 13th December 2009

    Pros: Good place to learn

    Cons: lifts #@#$!

    I learned to snowboard at Wilmont and Alpine before going out west for a boys trip about 10 yrs ago. I got the soreness over before going and thus had a bi... Full review

    Report Abuse

  • 1

    Very Rude and Overpriced

    by skiiier - 8th December 2009

    Pros: good hills for beginners

    Cons: Pricey food, icy hills, rude and unprofessional owners

    While skiing there, lifts were breaking down leaving people on them for about a half an hour, the hills were groomed poorly. Not nearly enough lifts were o... Full review

    Report Abuse

  • 1

    Not The Same

    by skilvr - 5th December 2009

    Pros: Nice Slopes

    Cons: Not Family Orientated

    In my opinion, this place is not as good as it used to be. The management is rude, does not treat their employees properly and is always worried about makin... Full review

    Report Abuse

  • 3

    Fun Little Hill Close to Chicago

    by cane700 - 28th October 2009

    Pros: Close to Chi-town; fun runs nice lodge for warming up

    Cons: Short runs, crowded, slow lifts

    Been to this hill many times over the years. The hill is alot of fun although its small. There are no trees on the hill and there are good spots for beginne... Full review

    Report Abuse

  • 3

    The closest, but not the best for Chicagoland

    by davidlau123 - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Close, lots of lifts, lots of runs

    Cons: No trees, crowded

    They have an OK variety of runs, all are pretty short. It's a small hill, and I don't think there is a single tree on the whole thing. It can get really c... Full review

    Report Abuse

  • 2

    Dangerously icy

    by chengt - 23rd February 2009

    Pros: Very close to Chicago

    Cons: Very icy. Small runs

    Very very icy mountain as noted in other reviews. It's actually dangerously so. I hurt my hand and have seen others that got hurt there (while I was at th... Full review

    Report Abuse

Displaying 19 - 24 of 48 Resort Reviews

2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Tell us about your experience at Wilmot Mountain

Share your experience at this resort to help other skiers.

* Required

  • Overall  *
  • Family
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • Terrain Park
  • Nightlife
Snow Report and Powder Alerts!

By subscribing you agree to our terms and conditions

By clicking on the "Preview" button below, you agree to follow the guidelines in our Posting Policy.

NOTE: If you represent the management of this property and would like to respond to a review, please use the management response form.



Wilmot Mountain News & Events

View All

Midwest Ski Season Pass Deals

Serious deals can be found on 2012/2013 season passes to Midwest ski resorts ahead of winter.More


Trail Map

Trail Map

Trail Map

Get More From On The Snow

Get More From On The Snow Get snow reports, forecasts, and conditions for your favorite resorts, mountains and ski areas. Get Started