Christmas Mountain, located in the Wisconsin Dells, is a great ski and snowboard resort for learning. Christmas Mountain has a variety of beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain as well as a terrain park. Christmas Mountain’s experienced instructors can help you or the kids learn how to ski or ride in a relaxed, stress-free environment. The resort has a number of lodging amenities, ranging from log cabins to townhomes.
The ski resort is within an hour’s drive of Boise Airport (BOI) and Dane County Regional Airport (DCRA). You can rent a car and drive to Christmas Mountain, or you can use train service offered by Amtrak.
Christmas Mountain ski resort only has 5 lifts (2 chair lifts and 1 surface lift) and 250 feet of vertical descent. There are 15 trails spread out over 40 acres (total trail length is 5 miles). This ski resort is mainly designed for beginner and intermediate skiers and boarders. There are also six miles of cross-country skiing. The area receives 39 inches of snow and has snowmaking. The base elevation is 1,000 feet, and the summit elevation is 1,250 feet. Other activities on the mountain include night skiing, snowshoeing and snow tubing.
Christmas Mountain has a number of lodging options, including timber homes, cottages, log cabins, townhomes and more. There are après-ski options on the mountain, and there are many summertime activities, including a golf course, horseback riding, fishing, canoeing, hiking and boating. Wisconsin Dells has been called the “Waterpark Capital of the World”, with its three water and theme parks. There are ski and snowboard lessons, including kids’ programs. A number of resorts are within an hour or less than an hour of Christmas Mountain ski resort, including Cascade Mountain, Devil’s Head Resort, Blackhawk Ski Club and Tyrol Basin Ski and Snowboard Area.