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Reviews for Chestnut Mountain Resort

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Chestnut Mountain Resort that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Chestnut Mountain Resort stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. 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 skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Chestnut Mountain Resort vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

  • 3.2

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.6
  • Intermediate
  • 3.1
  • Expert
  • 2.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.7
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski'
  • 2.2
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.4
  • Overall Value
  • 3.8

35 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (20)
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  • 4 Star Reviews (10)
  • 28
  • 3 Star Reviews (4)
  • 11
  • 2 Star Reviews (1)
  • 2
  • 1 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0

Best ski area within 8 hrs of Chicago.


Displaying 13 - 18 of 35 Resort Reviews

  • Dianna (3rd May 2010)

    I went with a large group of girls for a weekend getaway. We rented two large rooms. Each room held 14 to...

  • Jim Hull (2nd March 2010)

    Chestnut is a very good sloop for it's area, better than most in IL, IA and WI. Great place to take tha...

  • amr9600 (16th February 2010)

    My first time at Chestnut Mountain was last weekend, had a great time. The conditions were great, and the runs were well-maintained....

  • wolfman (17th December 2009)

    Chestnut Mtn is a good place to take the faimly for the weekend, you can stay there or rent a house off...

  • elenore2 (17th December 2009)

    Chestnut Mountain is the best ski resort I've come across in the Midwest, coming from Chicago. There are activities for all members...

  • J (15th February 2009)

    Great scenery with this trip. It is unlike Wisc. mountains, and I am definitely impressed as it is still in Illinois. There...

Displaying 13 - 18 of 35 Resort Reviews


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