Monday, February 14, 2011

Destination of the Day: Illinois ski/snowboarding areas

Destination 1 in the series "All Downhill"

According to Midwest Ski Areas Association's Snowplaces ( Illinois has four major skiing/snowboarding areas:  

Chestnut Mountain Resort
Base: 55; Surface Conditions: Machine Groomed, Packed Power; Trails: 22
8700 W Chestnut Mountain Rd
Galena, IL 61036 (Near Galena & Jo Daviess County)

Lake Carroll Asn Plumtree Ski Area
Base: 0; Surface Conditions: N/A; Trails: 0
3-200 Association Drive 
Lake Carroll, IL 61046 (Near Galena & Jo Daviess County)

Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park
Base: 40; Surface Conditions: Machine Groomed; Trails: 14
9500 126th Street West 
Andalusia, IL 61232 (Suburban Davenport, IA)

Villa Olivia
Base: 24; Surface Condition: Wet; Trails: 7
1401 West Lake Street
Bartlett, IL 60103 (Suburban Chicago, IL)

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