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The Mountain Top Ski Report

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Hours
  • Mon9AM - 9PM
  • Tue12PM - 9PM
  • Wed12PM - 9PM
  • Thu12PM - 9PM
  • Fri9AM - 9PM
  • Sat9AM - 9PM
  • Sun9AM - 9PM
Terrain
  • Runs Open:20/20
  • Lifts Open:5/6
  • Terrain Park:Open
Activities
  • Ice Skating: Closed
  • Sledding:Open
  • Cross Country:Closed
  • Snow Shoe Trails:Closed
Snow
  • 24-hour Snowfall:1"
  • Average Base Depth:12" - 24"
Weather
  • Current Temperature:30 °F

SKIING IN LAKE GENEVA

The Top Wisconsin Ski Resort 

Enjoy southern Wisconsin’s gem - our skiing and snow resort in the countryside of Lake Geneva, with the best ski hills in Wisconsin. The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa boasts 20 downhill ski runs and terrain designed for all ages, groups and abilities, making us one of the best ski resorts in Wisconsin. Just an hour from Milwaukee and Chicago, our ski resort in Lake Geneva is close enough to home for convenience, but far enough for you and your family to have an adventure. Our ultimate skier's getaway offers snowmaking abilities that allow our ski resort to stay open even when there is no snow falling.

The Mountain Top offers ski and snow accommodations, such as trolley transportation available from guest rooms at Grand Geneva and Timber Ridge Lodge, three chairlifts, two carpet lifts, a six-acre terrain park, excellent group rates, food and drinks at Leinenkugel's Mountain Top Lodge and even night skiing. We have more than just skiing! Enjoy Lake Geneva ice skating and sledding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing too. Truly something for everyone at The Mountain Top ski resort in Lake Geneva. 

No ski equipment? No problem with the Learn to Ride rentals. Come experience The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva and enjoy the best skiing around Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. 

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Mountain Top Events

Ski

Military Appreciation Day

February 23

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Ski Flashback Day

March 2

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Snowmobile racer at The Mountain Top

Snocross National

March 15 & 16

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Lake Geneva Ice Skating, Sledding, Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

Grand Geneva also offers ice skating, sledding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing during the winter season at The Mountain Top. (Dependent on daily weather conditions). These activities are located just outside of The Mountian Top Ski Hill. 

Ice skating and sledding and snowshoeing and cross-country skiing require a ticket. All reservations for ice skating and sledding will be 1.5-hour time slots with limited capacity. Advance reservations are required. 

ICE SKATING & SLEDDING SNOWSHOEING & CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Safety Tips

Learn more about important safety tips to keep in mind when you're hitting the slopes. Watch the videos below on ChairLift Safety - Kids on Lifts Parking Smart and Skier Code by the National Ski Areas Association.

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PARK SMART

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CHAIRLIFT SAFETY

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SKIER CODE

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Ski Packages

Stay and Ski Free Package

Stay the night and receive two free lift tickets for one day of skiing for snowboarding!

Stay & Ski Package

Elevate your winter escape! Stay the night in a newly renovated room and ski or snowboard for one day at the…

Reserve Your Winter Activities

Ski and snowboard lift tickets, rentals, lessons, ice skating, sledding and more...

Where is The Mountain Top? 

Broadly speaking, the Mountain Top is located just outside of Chicago in the beautiful, snowy countryside of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Once you arrive at the resort, The Mountain Top is located east of the Main Lodge and The Brute and The Highlands Golf Courses. Check out our resort map for a more visual look!

You must buy your lift ticket online in advance of arriving at The Mountain Top . The lift ticket provides you entry to The Mountain Top and access to the ski lift for as many rides as you can enjoy. Lift tickets are valid on dates chosen only. Once an online sale is finalized, you will receive an email confirmation containing a confirmation number to be redeemed at the outdoor window or indoor kiosk. 

Advance purchase lift tickets are non-refundable unless The Mountain Top is closed on the date of visit. A credit voucher will be issued if this happens. Please contact ski@grandgeneva.com for more information.  

Yes. High-quality equipment is available for rental including the latest in technology, Dynastar Shaped Skis, which allows the skier to progress rapidly. Lange full buckle boots are available for adults and rear-entry children’s boots, offering easy entry and warmth. Also available: Burton Snowboards with step-in or strap bindings. Boot sizes range from children's 9 to adult 15. Snowboard sizes range from children’s 13 to adult 14. Adult and children's cross-country rentals are available on a limited basis. Rentals must be purchased online and must be purchased at the same time as you purchase your lift ticket. Rental equipment availability is limited and must be reserved in advance. 

Guests of all ages can schedule lessons online. We provide a safe and fun learning experience for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels. 90-minute private, semi-private and group lessons are available. PSIA certified instructors are trained on the latest skiing techniques and offer individual attention to encourage both beginners and advanced students. All lessons should meet outside at The Mountain Top by the Ski School flag meeting place located on the west end of the Chalet at the base of The Prairie magic carpet. No walk-in lessons are available. All lessons must be reserved at least 48 hours in advance. Lift tickets and rentals are not included in the lesson price. 

Cancellation of your lesson must be made before 5pm, 48 hours in advance of your purchased lesson time, to obtain a full refund. Rescheduling of your lesson must be requested 48 hours in advance and will be based upon availability. 

We can assist you in planning a special winter sporting event for your group. Groups of 15 or more receive special lift tickets and rental rates. Call (262) 245-7576 to plan your event or complete this online inquiry form.

Every guest participating in any winter activity at The Mountain Top needs to create a guest profile. This needs to be updated annually for each guest.

With the exception of service animals, The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva does not allow pets indoors or outdoors at the ski hill. The front desk team at Grand Geneva can assist you with local kennel information. 

If you do not receive a confirmation email with a QR code to be scanned, then you do not have valid lift tickets. All completed transactions will receive a confirmation email with a QR code. 

Marcus gift cards can't be used toward season passes, lift tickets, rentals or lessons. Gift cards may be used toward retail purchases and food and beverage at The Mountain Top as well as toward overnight accommodations or any of the recreation or dining at the Main Lodge or Timber Ridge. 

There are three chairlifts and two carpet lifts. 

We have a six-acre terrain park with a dedicated lift. The terrain park is open weather permitting. Check daily conditions for status. 

We have over 30 acres with 21 runs at The Mountain Top. A 211' vertical along with three chairlifts, two carpet lifts, a six-acre terrain park with dedicated lift and night skiing highlight the resort.