Tyrol Basin is a ski area located in the state of Wisconsin in USA. The resort is in the town of Ripon, WI.
We recently ranked all of Wisconsin's ski resorts, so you can see where Tyrol Basin stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Tyrol Basin is a part of the INDY Ski Pass system. This allows you to buy one lift pass, and ski at all of the slopes that are also a part of the group.
There are numerous options to stay at Tyrol Basin around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Tyrol Basin Terrain Overview
Tyrol Basin has a total of 16 ski trails, which are serviced by 6 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Tyrol Basin is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 24 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 10 hectares, 0.0 square miles, or 0.1 square kilometers.
Tyrol Basin's slopes see on average 34 inches (0.9 meters) of snowfall a year.
Tyrol Basin Elevation
Tyrol Basin has a summit elevation of 1,160 feet, or 354 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 860 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 300 feet (91 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Tyrol Basin has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Tyrol Basin Difficulty Level
36.9out 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
Tyrol Basin has 24 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Tyrol Basin is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 33% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 67%.
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 Tyrol Basin good for beginners?
Tyrol Basin 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 67% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Tyrol Basin Location
Tyrol Basin is located in the state of Wisconsin, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Ripon, WI.
Ripon, WI 54971 USA
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Getting to Tyrol Basin
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Tyrol Basin), its coordinates of 43.79000, -88.79000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Ripon, 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 Tyrol Basin.
|Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport||MKE||Milwaukee, WI||73 mi|
|O'Hare International Airport||ORD||Chicago, IL||133 mi|
|Midway International Airport||MDW||Chicago, IL||148 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 Tyrol Basin.
|Dane County Regional Truax Field||MSN||Madison, WI||53 mi|
|Austin Straubel International Airport||GRB||Green Bay, WI||58 mi|
|Chicago Rockford International Airport||RFD||Chicago/Rockford, IL||111 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Tyrol Basin, 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 Tyrol Basin.
|Granite Peak||Wausau, WI||1,924 ft||39%||0 mi|
|Highlands of Olympia||Ripon, WI||1,001 ft||23%||0 mi|
|Little Switzerland||Slinger, WI||1,269 ft||30%||0 mi|
|Trollhaugen||Dresser, WI||1,200 ft||33%||0 mi|
|Wilmot Mountain||Wilmot, WI||1,030 ft||37%||0 mi|
|Cascade Mountain||Portage, WI||1,280 ft||37%||42 mi|
|Devil's Head||Merrimac, WI||995 ft||36%||49 mi|
|Sunburst||Madison, WI||1,100 ft||42%||49 mi|
|Standing Rocks||Stevens Point, WI||1,220 ft||31%||54 mi|
|Christmas Mountain||Wisconsin Dells, WI||1,250 ft||27%||55 mi|
|Hidden Valley||Maribel, WI||1,460 ft||32%||61 mi|
|Alpine Valley||Elkhorn, WI||1,040 ft||32%||75 mi|
|The Rock Snowpark||Janesville, WI||290 ft||36%||82 mi|
|Grand Geneva||Lake Geneva, WI||1,086 ft||33%||84 mi|
|Christie Mountain||Bruce, WI||1,650 ft||34%||98 mi|
|Nordic Mountain||Mountain, WI||1,137 ft||40%||98 mi|
Tyrol Basin Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,160 ft|
|Base Elevation||860 ft|
|Vertical Drop||300 ft|
(33% Beginner, 28% Intermediate, 39% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||34 inches|