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Where is the closest place from chicago to ski?

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wilmot.

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I meant in michigan

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I think Cannonsburg may be the closest. It is a nice ski area not far from Grand Rapids. It is not a ski resort but a nice ski area.

http://www.cannonsburg.com/

Further north, near Cadillac is Caberfae Peaks. It offers a bit more terrain.

http://caberfaepeaks.com/

Further north still, you will find Crystal Mountain, Boyne Mountain, Nubs Nob, Boyne Highlands, to name a few. Better terrain and more variety of runs.

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The closest to Chicago would actually be Bittersweet, in Otsego (www.skibittersweet.com). If you're looking for a nice little area with decent runs, you'll like it. As momstravel said, Caberfae wold be the next closest and much larger. Beyond that is Crystal Mountain (www.crystalmountain.com). I'm not a fan of Canonsburg in Grand Rapids, so personally I'd skip that one.

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Nordic or Alpine?

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Alpine

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I don't mean to offend anyone, but the UP of Michigan certainly isn't the CLOSEST to Chicago!

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Who mentioned a place in the UP?

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Oops, my mistake. I saw that Lungfruit is from Copper Country and it threw me. I think I need more sleep.

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If you ever want to try winter sports other than alpine skiing, the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex offers lighted nordic ski trails, ice skating pathways, and luge runs. Yes, luge - they are one of the few public luge runs in the U.S.