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Chestnut Mountain Resort Resort Reviews

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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.
  • 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)
  • 57
  • 4 Star Reviews (10)
  • 28
  • 3 Star Reviews (4)
  • 11
  • 2 Star Reviews (1)
  • 2
  • 1 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0

Helpful Highlights:

Best ski area within 8 hrs of Chicago.

  • 3.2


Displaying 7 - 12 of 35 Resort Reviews

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

Displaying 7 - 12 of 35 Resort Reviews

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Chestnut Mountain Resort - Amazing powder this weekend! Loved the terrain park and slopes! The food was also a delight⛷
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Chestnut Mountain Resort - Fun day.  Good snow cover and warm sunshine for February   - © livetoskik2
Chestnut Mountain Resort - Went opening day! Even tho not all the slopes where open still was a great day!!  - © Samuel’s iPhone
Chestnut Mountain Resort - Beautiful day for skiing!  - © Michelle Bogda’s iPhone