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Rankings of Ski Resorts near Chicago - Snowboarding and Skiing Comparisons by Size

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Snowboarding and skiing near Chicago - the ski resorts near Chicago offer local skiers and snowboarders the chance to hit the slopes.

The following is a ranking of ski areas within driving distance from Chicago by size. Accurately compare Chicago ski and snowboarding resorts, like Wilmot Mountain, Devil's Head Resort, Cascade Mountain, Crystal Ridge, Alpine Valley Resort, etc.

Granite Peak Ski Area, Wisconsin

Granite Peak size based on overall vertical drop is 700 ft

700 ft

250-500 acres

Mt. La Crosse Ski Area, Wisconsin

Mt. La Crosse size based on overall vertical drop is 516 ft

516 ft

less than 100 acres

Devils Head Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Devils Head size based on overall vertical drop is 500 ft

500 ft

100-250 acres

Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort, Illinois

Chestnut Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 475 ft

475 ft

less than 100 acres

Cascade Mountain Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Cascade Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 460 ft

460 ft

100-250 acres

Sundown Mountain Ski Resort, Iowa

Sundown Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 420 ft

420 ft

less than 100 acres

Alpine Valley Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Alpine Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 388 ft

388 ft

less than 100 acres

Tyrol Basin Ski and Snowboard Area, Wisconsin

Tyrol Basin size based on overall vertical drop is 300 ft

300 ft

less than 100 acres

Nordic Mountain Ski Hill, Wisconsin

Nordic Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 265 ft

265 ft

less than 100 acres

Ski Snowstar Resort, Illinois

Ski Snowstar size based on overall vertical drop is 262 ft

262 ft

less than 100 acres

Christmas Mountain Village, Wisconsin

Christmas Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 250 ft

250 ft

less than 100 acres

Crystal Ridge Ski and Snowboard Area, Wisconsin

Crystal Ridge size based on overall vertical drop is 245 ft

245 ft

less than 100 acres

Wilmot Mountain Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Wilmot size based on overall vertical drop is 230 ft

230 ft

100-250 acres

Bittersweet Ski Resort, Michigan

Bittersweet size based on overall vertical drop is 220 ft

220 ft

100-250 acres

Sunburst Ski Resort, Wisconsin

Sunburst size based on overall vertical drop is 214 ft

214 ft

less than 100 acres

Hidden Valley Ski Area, Wisconsin

Hidden Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 190 ft

190 ft

less than 100 acres

Timber Ridge Resort, Michigan

Timber Ridge size based on overall vertical drop is 180 ft

180 ft

less than 100 acres

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Spotlight: Skiing Near Chicago

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Spotlight Photos:
Mt. Lacrosse Resort in Wisconsin

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