Who owns Chestnut Mountain Resort?
Louis businessman Joe Burstein since 1979. The Paul family, who purchased the property, has been residents of rural Jo Daviess County and the Galena area for over 20 years. The area received a lot of upgrades over the last few years and offers some of the best skiing and riding in the lower Midwest.
Is Chestnut Mountain making snow?
The snow has yet to fall here at Chestnut Mountain Resort in Galena, Illinois, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t preparing for our winter season. With access to state-of-the-art technology, we can make our own snow, which allows us to open earlier than the first snowfall.
Does Chestnut Mountain have tubing?
Chestnut Mountain Snow Tubing, Chestnut Mountain Sledding.
Does Galena have skiing?
Located 3 hours west of Chicago, the Galena ski resort is the largest of the four ski resorts in Illinois. Its 70 snow guns keep slopes open for skiing and snowboarding along its 19 runs. Chestnut Mountain features 220 skiable acres and a 475-foot vertical drop with runs for beginners to experts.
How many runs does Chestnut Mountain have?
Chestnut Mountain’s winter terrain is meant for all ages and skill levels to enjoy. Whether you’re a seasoned snowboarder or a first time skier – you’ll feel at home on our slopes. Our 475-foot vertical drop weaves 3,500 feet through 19 runs, ranging from bunny hills to black diamonds.
How fast does an alpine slide go?
Alpine Slide at Park City Mountain You can’t just ride one! Try all four of the tracks for a fresh experience every time, reaching speeds of 30 mph as you twist and turn your way to the foot of the slopes. Custom sleds allow guests to experience 3,000 feet of track in a smooth, controlled fashion.
Where is the alpine slides?
About Us. The Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain Recreation Area in Big Bear Lake, home of the world-famous Alpine Slide, offers family fun activities year round.
Does Alpine Valley have tubing?
There is no ski lift to the tubing area, but Alpine Valley has you covered if you plan to spend a lot of time riding the slopes. Although the ski resort is open every day, snow tubing is only available on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays.