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Snow Report
Wednesday 2/10/2016
Snow (24 Hours): Trace
Base Depth: 38"-60"
22 Trails Open


The Midwest's Premier Ski Resort


LOCATION: 8 miles south of Galena on Blackjack Road, via Hwy. 20, or 8 miles north of Hanover on Blackjack Road via Hwy. 84

FACILITY: Alpine architecture. Chalet and Villa sections built in 1959. Edelweiss section built in 1971. Skier Services built in 1997.

114 Guestrooms
28 rooms w/ 2 double beds - 16 rooms w/ 1 queen bed
44 rooms w/ 2 queen beds and sofa
9 family suites - 2 jacuzzi suites
15 rooms in the villa w/ 2 double beds & bunk beds

SKI SEASON: Thanksgiving Day through St. Patrick's Day

DOWNHILL SKIING: Chestnut Mountain is located on 220 acres of rolling terrain. Our lodge is situated high on a bluff, with a breathtaking view of the Mississippi River. PSIA Ski School National Ski patrol, NASTAR Races, and children's Programs. Full Line of ski, board, & shaped ski rentals

Nineteen Trails
7 acre terrain park (The Farside)
Average Base Depth: 25-62 inches
475 foot Vertical Drop
Longest Decent: 3500 feet

RUNS # Trails % Terrain Most Popular
Easiest/Beginner 5 26 Old Main
More Difficult/Intermediate 9 47 Crazy Horse
Most Difficult/Advanced 4 21 Warpath
FreeStyle Terrain 1 6 The Farside

Nine Total Lifts
Lift Capacity: 10,000 skiers per hour
Three Surface Lifts (J-Bar)
Two Magic Carpets
Two Fixed Quad Chair Lifts
Four Triple Chair Lifts

SNOWMAKING: Chestnut has the largest snowmaking system per acre in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. 100% coverage, night grooming.

RATES: Rates vary depending on location, type of room, and season. During the winter season (Dec. - Mar) all rooms are sold on ski packages. During the summer and fall season rooms are sold on packages as well as room rate.

MEETING FACILITIES: Chestnut Mountain Resort can accommadate conferences of up to 225 people.

Mississippi Suite Courtside - 1,247 sq. ft.
Mississippi Suite Riverside - 1,334 sq. ft.
Hospitality Room - 1,046 sq. ft

RECEPTIONS & BANQUETS: Chestnut Mountain Resort can accomodate receptions and banquets of up to 400 people . A complete selection of hors d' oeuvres, buffets, and banquet dinners are available.

INDOOR ACTIVITIES: Indoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, and game room

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: Alpine slide, minature golf, disc golf, Mississippi cruises, hiking, and biking trails.

POINTS OF INTEREST: Downtown Galena - Antique shops, historic buildings, museums, art galleries and gift shops.Dubuque, IA (40 minutes away) - Greyhound races, Mississippi river boat rides, & gambling.




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Chestnut Mountain Resort - 8700 West Chestnut Road - P.O. Box 6328 - Galena, Illinois 61036
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