Grand Geneva is a ski area located in the state of Wisconsin in USA. The resort is in the town of Lake Geneva, WI.
We recently ranked all of Wisconsin's ski resorts, so you can see where Grand Geneva stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Grand Geneva is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Grand Geneva. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Grand Geneva's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Grand Geneva around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Grand Geneva Terrain Overview
Grand Geneva has a total of 18 ski trails, which are serviced by 6 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Grand Geneva is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 14 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 6 hectares, 0.0 square miles, or 0.1 square kilometers.
Grand Geneva's slopes see on average 13 inches (0.3 meters) of snowfall a year.
Grand Geneva Elevation
Grand Geneva has a summit elevation of 1,086 feet, or 331 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 874 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 212 feet (65 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Grand Geneva has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Grand Geneva Difficulty Level
33.1out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Grand Geneva has 14 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Grand Geneva is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 30% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 70%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Grand Geneva good for beginners?
Grand Geneva can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 70% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Grand Geneva Location
Grand Geneva is located in the state of Wisconsin, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Lake Geneva, WI.
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 USA
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Getting to Grand Geneva
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Grand Geneva), its coordinates of 42.60000, -88.40000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Lake Geneva, WI to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Grand Geneva.
|Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport||MKE||Milwaukee, WI||35 mi|
|O'Hare International Airport||ORD||Chicago, IL||50 mi|
|Midway International Airport||MDW||Chicago, IL||65 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Grand Geneva.
|Chicago Rockford International Airport||RFD||Chicago/Rockford, IL||45 mi|
|Dane County Regional Truax Field||MSN||Madison, WI||60 mi|
|Muskegon County Airport||MKG||Muskegon, MI||116 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Grand Geneva, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Grand Geneva.
|Alpine Valley||Elkhorn, WI||1,040 ft||32%||10 mi|
|The Rock Snowpark||Janesville, WI||290 ft||36%||31 mi|
|Hidden Valley||Maribel, WI||1,460 ft||32%||32 mi|
|Four Lakes||Lisle, IL||500 ft||20%||58 mi|
|Sunburst||Madison, WI||1,100 ft||42%||61 mi|
|Cascade Mountain||Portage, WI||1,280 ft||37%||83 mi|
|Devil's Head||Merrimac, WI||995 ft||36%||84 mi|
|Granite Peak||Wausau, WI||1,924 ft||39%||84 mi|
|Highlands of Olympia||Ripon, WI||1,001 ft||23%||84 mi|
|Little Switzerland||Slinger, WI||1,269 ft||30%||84 mi|
|Tyrol Basin||Ripon, WI||1,160 ft||37%||84 mi|
|Trollhaugen||Dresser, WI||1,200 ft||33%||84 mi|
|Wilmot Mountain||Wilmot, WI||1,030 ft||37%||84 mi|
Grand Geneva Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,086 ft|
|Base Elevation||874 ft|
|Vertical Drop||212 ft|
(30% Beginner, 40% Intermediate, 30% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||13 inches|