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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 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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