Chestnut Mountain Blogs

Ski Well, Be Well: Let’s Work Together to be the Reason we Have a Season - Chestnut Mountain Resort values and prioritizes our guests, staff, and local communities’ health and safety. To demonstrate our commitment, we are proud to implement the Ski Well, Be Well best practices for the 2020-2021 winter season, or for as long as needed, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The National… Continued
Looking Forward to Winter? So Are We! - Chestnut Mountain Resort hopes everyone is gearing up for a Long and Snow Filled Ski/Snowboard Season. This season we will once again be selling discounted season passes starting October 1st thru November 15th. At Chestnut Mountain Resort, we understand that you are counting on us to provide a safe and exciting… Continued
Alpine Slide Safety First - In March, the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives and forced us to evaluate how we interact with each other. While going back to normal isn’t an option right now, the need to continue with our lives safely and healthily is a priority for many of us. Being home with our… Continued
Resort Closure Notice - March 17, 2020 Dear Valued Customers, After careful consideration, Chestnut Mountain Resort has decided that it is in the best interest of our guests and employees to immediately cease all activities at our Resort, including the rental of hotel rooms. Our current plan is to re-open June 19th, 2020. We… Continued
Spreading Cheer in Galena - Once the COVID-19 pandemic is over you are going to want to get out of the house. Whatever you prefer to throwback, Galena has something for you. Galena is a small town with A LOT of personality, which comes through in all the local watering holes and coffee shops. Whether… Continued
Mogul Skiing on the Mississippi River Get to Galena: March Edition - March means winter is winding down, but it doesn’t mean it is over yet. With lots of activities going on in Galena, March is a great month to visit and enjoy a wide variety of things going on in this historic Illinois city. Big Nut Open The 12th Annual Big… Continued
Family Skiing Together Keep Cozy for the End of the Winter Ride - Despite what the groundhog says, there is still plenty of time to get outside and enjoy winter. After all the fun you have outside, make sure you also get warm & cozy in hidden Galena sanctuaries full of hot chocolate, fireplaces, and bone-thawing warmth. Outdoor Winter Activities Galena offers a… Continued