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Whitecap Mountain Overview

Season Start/End: 15/12 - 13/3
394m - 533m
33%| 33%| 22%| 12%
Lift Tickets
from US$27.00 to US$55.00
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Wisconsin's Whitecap Mountain.

Whitecap Mountain is a four-season resort is located in the heart of the ancient Penokee Mountains. It is one of Wisconsin's largest ski resorts with a vertical drop of 400 feet and skiing and riding available on 400 acres. Choose from among Whitecap's three mountains: Thunderhead, Eagle's Nest, and the Whitecap Mountain. Thirty-six trails/runs offer a variety of options to match all ability levels. It's one of the few Midwestern ski areas where you will actually need a trail map to navigate the three mountains. Eagle's Nest is one of the great heartland cruising mountains. There are six chairlifts, a Magic Carpet for beginners, and two lifts on the "bunny bowl" that carry over 7,000 skiers an hour. The Austrian-style ski village receives over 200 inches of snow yearly.

Wisconsin's Whitecap Mountain.

Childcare available for ages 3-10, with lessons for those 4-10. Ski and snowboard school, pro shop, ski/board rental and repair shop, Kinderschule, country store, indoor swim and spa. Bakery/deli, cafeteria, fine evening dining, and lounge.


  • 533m
  • 121m
    Vertical Drop
  • 394m


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  • Longest Run

    2 km

  • Skiable Terrain

    162 ha

  • Snow Making

    121 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski Season: 15/12/2016
  • Days Open Last Year: 105
  • Projected Closing Ski Season: 13/03/2017
  • Projected Days Open: 118
  • Years Open: 50
  • Average Snowfall: 508cm

Whitecap Mountain Reviews

  • Ryan

    • 5
    13th November 2016

    Full review

      Whitecap is perhaps my favorite place to ski east of the Rockies. The slopes are awesome, with feet and feet and feet...
  • David Jackson

    • 4
    6th March 2016

    Full review

      If you love skiing its a great place. Kind of tough for snowboarders to get to different parts of the mountain. There's...

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Tourist Office

  • Whitecap Mountain

    9106 W County Road E

    54565 Upson

    United States

    Phone: (715) 561-2227


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