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Related Regions: Wisconsin, United States, North America

Overview

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. Eagle's Nest is one of the great heartland cruising mountains. There are six chairlifts, a Magic Carpet for beginners, and two lifts on the "bunny bowl" that carry over 7,000 skiers an hour. The Austrian-style ski village receives over 200 inches of snow yearly.

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Elevation

  • 1750ft
    Summit
  • 400ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 1295ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 4
  • 2
  • 7
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    33%

  • Intermediate Runs

    33%

  • Advanced Runs

    22%

  • Expert Runs

    12%

  • Runs

    43

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Longest Run

    1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    400 ac

  • Snow Making

    300 ac

More Info

Childcare available for ages 3-10, with lessons for those 4-10. Ski and snowboard school, pro shop, ski/board rental and repair shop, Kinderschule, country store, indoor swim and spa. Bakery/deli, cafeteria, fine evening dining, and lounge.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/14/201803/25/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    105
  • Projected Days Open
    118
  • Years Open
    52
  • Average Snowfall
    200"
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Whitecap Mountain In Upper Wisconsin Is Eclectic, Fun

Whitecap Mountain in northern Wisconsin offers a delightful mix of trails and lodging packages. It's one of the most Western-like ski...

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Whitecap Mountain Reviews

jim modlinslki
23rd January 20183
The skiing here is outstanding. Not a lot of skiers so lines are short. Best value. The issue here is I have...Full review
Bob Schmidt
17th March 20175
My family absolutely loved this place. Terrain was amazing compared to resorts further south. Rental equipment was new and in great shape....Full review
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Contact Info

  • Whitecap Mountain

    9106 W County Road E

    54565 Upson

    Wisconsin

    United States


    Phone: (715) 561-2227

    info@skiwhitecap.com

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