Chestnut Mountain Resort
Full service Midwest ski resort destination close to Galena, Illinois. Chestnut Mountain's terrain is geared for all levels of skiers and boarders. The 475-foot vertical drop runs 3,500 feet through nineteen runs ranging from bunny to black diamond. A Midwest snowboarding haven for boarders and skiers alike, Chestnut Mountain Resort's terrain park, the Farside, is the largest of its kind in the Midwest.
Closest Town: Galena, Illinois
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise475 ft
Base Elevationn/a
Summit Elevationn/a
Annual Snowfalln/a
Number of Trails19
Skiable Acres220
Longest Runn/a
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts9
High Speed Six Chairs0
High Speed Quad Chairs0
Quad Chairs2
Triple Chairs4
Double Chairs0
Surface Lifts3
Lift Capacityn/a
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 12/06/19
Season 2019Opened 11/23/18
Season 201812/08/17 to 03/19/18 (102 days)
Season 201712/09/16 to 03/05/17 (87 days)
Season 201612/20/15 to 03/06/16 (78 days)
Season 201511/22/14 to 03/14/15 (113 days)
Season 201411/29/13 to 03/29/14 (121 days)
Season 201311/30/12 to 03/16/13 (107 days)
Chestnut Mtn Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Snowshoe Trailsn/a
Terrain Park
The Farside has more than 25 rails and features and is served by its own triple chair lift.

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Chestnut Mountain Resort.
Status: CLOSED
Season Started: 12/06/19

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/18/19
(under 12)
(over 55)
Regular $45 $60 $45
Low $40 $45 $40
Multi day discounts available

Price lows reflect midweek non holiday rates. Ages 6 and under free. Military discount.

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

Sorry, no discount lift tickets are current available for Chestnut Mountain Resort


Kids Program
Womens Program
Ski Lessons Available
Snowboard Lessons
Equipment Rentals

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