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Whitecap Mountain

  We just got back from Whitecap, and it was awesome! Lots of new snow for us and our family who snowmobiles. We stayed right on the hill at Kastenbole, a privately owned chalet we found on the internet. It was a perfect destination. Says Roxy Bisson.

'There arenít any places to stay close by, but if you're ok to travel a short distance then no problem, and if you make reservations previous to going, you're all set.''† I'm not sure when this was last updated,
    but there is a hotel right on the ski hill as well as condos and other group rental places.† You literally ski right out of your door!† Favorite place to ski/snowboard, it's a HUGE resort yet it's never super busy so no lines or danger
of running into others!† My family owns Mountain Meadows 1 (one of the condos at the top of the bunny hill) and we go as much as we can!† Excellent family resort and very very friendly workers. We've been going here for years.† We're from the Twin Cities and it's only about a 3.5 hour drive for us!† Great location and tucked away. GREAT GET AWAY FROM REALITY SPOT!† Says Ashley.

Whitecap Mountain has the greatest drop from top to bottom for 22 miles. This
 
ski hill has an average ratio of red and black slopes and an average ratio of beginner and intermediate trails. Whitecap Mountain is a big ski hill featuring a roughly average elevation difference if compared to other mid west ski resorts. With a total of 43 trails to ski on; there are sufficient trails for every ability. Whitecap Mountain has a reasonable mixture of trails and enough great ski lifts to serve them all. The winter months in Wisconsin is truly a wonderful time of year for skiing or snowboarding. This ski resort gets blanketed by an average amount of snow every winter. The skiing and the snowboarding in Wisconsin is lots of fun through the season. The fluffy snow here becomes truly deep, 17 feet every year, and that is one of the best features of this ski resort. You may be into skiing or snowboarding, or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with lots of sites for that. This ski hill has 500 acres of skiable terrain, and all of it makes for nice skiing. All 8 good ski lifts at this ski area are admirably taken care of and operated by caring people. A 400 foot height difference is unsurprisingly not that much, but Whitecap Mountain has so many other pleasant attributes. Heaps of skiers travel up here from Merrill, in particular on the weekends. The Gogebic Range and its peaks is a panorama worth seeing. Whitecap Mountain is a perfect ski area with a lot of different trails; it's out of the question to get bored here. Not too many hotels close at hand, you'll have to travel a bit to get to one, and if you make reservations ahead of going, you're all set. Good exercise and spending some quality time in the outdoors will have you returning. The Gogebic Range in winter is a wonderful place for skiing or snowboarding.

Whitecap Mountain ski area Management Says:
This premier family run resort is located in Northern Wisconsin just 8 miles from Ironwood Mi/Hurely WI. Known for its specatular terrain it provides excellent skiing/boarding for all skill levels and all ages.





      



 

Hotels Near Whitecap Mountain ski area, Gogebic Range, Wisconsin

Days Inn Hurley, Hurley
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14.3 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Ironwood, Ironwood
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15.8 miles away
Comfort Inn Ironwood, Ironwood
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16 miles away
AmericInn Ironwood, Ironwood
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17.2 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

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These outdoors activities are available near Whitecap Mountain ski area.
 Ski Areas Near Whitecap Mountain ski area:
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 22 miles away
   600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   35% Intermediate
   35% Beginner
Blackjack, Michigan , 28 miles away
   465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
   40% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Indianhead, Michigan , 30 miles away
   638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
   42% Expert & Adv.
   37% Intermediate
   21% Beginner
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 55 miles away
   641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Lutsen, Minnesota , 64 miles away
   1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   47% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 80 miles away
   350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
   31% Expert & Adv.
   30% Intermediate
   39% Beginner
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 86 miles away
   700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   35% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Whitecap Mountain ski area:
Potato River, Iron County , 2 miles away, Class II-III(IV) - 6.1 miles long (Upson Falls to Foster Falls)
Potato River, Iron County , 4 miles away, Class I-IV - 7.2 miles long (Foster Falls to Highway 169)
Montreal River, Iron / Geobegic County , 6 miles away, Class II-III - 3.1 miles long (below Saxon Falls to Highway 122)
 National Parks Near Whitecap Mountain ski area:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Whitecap Mountain ski area:
Eagle Bluff Golf Club, Hurley , 10 miles away
Gogebic Country Club, Ironwood , 19 miles away

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