Whitecap Mountain Ski Resort

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# 4Small Ski Area in North America
# 4Small Ski Area in United States
# 2Small Ski Area in Wisconsin
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Whitecap Mountain is a four-season resort is located in the heart of the ancient Penokee Mountains. It is one of Wisconsin's largest ski resorts with a vertical drop of 400 feet and skiing and riding available on 400 acres.

Choose from among Whitecap's three mountains: Thunderhead, Eagle's Nest and the Whitecap Mountain. Thirty-six trails/runs offer a variety of options to match all ability levels. It's one of the few Midwestern ski areas where you will actually need a trail map to navigate the three mountains.

Where Is Whitecap Mountain Ski Area Located?

The ski resort is approximately four hours away from Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis, Minnesota. The closest airport is Gogebic-Iron County Airport in Ironwood, Wisconsin, which is 35 minutes away. The Oneida County Airport in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, is about 2 hours away, and the Duluth International Airport is about 2 hours 20 minutes away from the ski resort.

Plan Your Trip

Whitecap Mountain Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

12"
8"
5"
3"
0"
10"
Dec
0"
Jan
1"
Feb
0"
Mar

Terrain Overview

33%
Beginners Runs
28%
Intermediate Runs
28%
Advanced Runs
12%
Expert Runs
43
Runs in Total
1.0 mi
Longest Run
400 ac
Skiable Terrain
150 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 5

0
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
0
High Speed Quads
0
Quad Chairs
1
Triple Chairs
4
Double Chairs
0
Surface Lifts

Elevation

1750'
Summit
400'
Vertical Drop
1295'
Base

Important Dates

December 23, 20202020/12/23

Projected Opening

March 24, 20212021/03/24

Projected Closing

118

Projected Days Open

105

Days Open Last Year

1962

Years Open

200"

Average Snowfall
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