Illinois

Chestnut Mountain Resort Ski Resort

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Overview

Chestnut Mountain perches high on a ridge overlooking the Mississippi River near the historic riverport of Galena. Nineteen ski and snowboard trails cut through solid rock bluffs range up to 3,500 feet in length and are geared to all levels. The seven-acre Far Side Terrain Park, complete with its own triple, features a quarter-pipe, two halfpipes, and lots of rails, kickers and jumps. Chestnut, with the hotel and Village Ski Center located on top of the ski hill, features a 475-foot vertical drop, which is big in this part of the Midwest.

The hotel, perched on top of the ridge overlooking the Mississippi River and ski area, features 120 guest rooms, multiple restaurants and lounges, an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, and arcade game room.

Inside Scoop

Airport shuttle, three restaurants, three bars, apparel shop, rentals, lessons with magic carpet to make going up the mountain easier for beginners, ski patrol, ATM, laundry service, and daycare. Just eight miles from Galena with its many shops, restaurants, and historic sites. Free Wireless.

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Chestnut Mountain Resort Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

17"
10"
7"
4"
0"
0"
Nov
8"
Dec
11"
Jan
14"
Feb
5"
Mar
0"
Apr

Terrain Overview

26%
Beginners Runs
58%
Intermediate Runs
16%
Advanced Runs
19
Runs in Total
0.2 mi
Longest Run
139 ac
Skiable Terrain
139 ac
Night Skiing
139 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 10

2
Quad Chairs
4
Triple Chairs
4
Surface Lifts

Elevation

1040'
Summit
475'
Vertical Drop
565'
Base

Important Dates

December 19, 20212021/12/19
Projected Opening
April 03, 20222022/04/03
Projected Closing
112
Projected Days Open
87
Days Open Last Year
63
Years Open
50"
Average Snowfall
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