Snowboarding in Alpine Valley, Chesterland, Ohio USA

Terrain size:
72 ac/0.29 km²
Night snowboarding:
Number of trails / lifts:
Mostly expert
Annual snowfall:
31 in/78.8 cm
Chesterland belongs in Geauga County, Ohio, USA. It is a census - designated place (CDP), situated at the northeast of the Ohio state. The city is considered to be part of the Chagrin Valley area that is defined by the villages and cities along the Chagrin River.

Chesterland is a city that attracts all kind of snow athletes in winter, due to the existence of an amazing ski resort, the Alpine Valley ski resort.

In the 72 ac/0.29 km² area, 11 trails are scattered in harmony making an ideal environment for snowboarders, that features a vertical rise of 230 ft/70 m. If you are a novice snowboarder, you have nothing to be afraid of, as you will find very qualified instructors in the resort to help you learn how to use your snowboard.

The trails are mostly for advanced snowboarders though. The percentage of the ability level of trails varies, as 9% is for beginners (1 trail), 27% for intermediate snowboarders (3 trails), 55% for advanced snowboarders (6 trails) and 9% for experts (1 trail). These trails start at the base, at an elevation of 1260 ft/384 m and end at the peak, at an elevation of 1500 ft/457 m.

The average annual snowfall is 31 in/78.8 cm, allowing thick snow to cover the beautiful mountain, in order for you to slide with pleasure. Bear in mind that night snowboarding is permitted in the area, which is covered with lights, so you can enjoy your beloved sport under the stars. Don’t let the time pass beside you. Grab your snowboard and slide like the wind!!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Columbus
158 miles/254.3 km, 2 hours 32 minutes
Head west on E State St toward S High St. Turn right onto S High St. Turn right onto E Nationwide Blvd. Turn left onto N 4th St. Take the Interstate 670 E ramp to Airport. Merge onto I-670 E. Take the exit toward Cleveland. Merge onto I-71 N. Take exit 220 to merge onto I-271 N toward Erie Pa. Keep left to stay on I-271 N. Take exit 34 to merge onto US-322 E/Mayfield Rd. Destination will be on the left.
44.5 miles/71.6 km, 52 minutes
Head east on W Bowery St toward S Main St. Take the 1st right onto S Main St. Take the 2nd left onto University Ave. Turn left onto Hill St. Take the 1st right onto E Buchtel Ave. Turn left onto Fountain St (signs for Ohio 8 N). Take the ramp on the left onto OH-8 N. Take the Interstate 271 N exit on the left toward Interstate 90/Erie Pa. Merge onto I-271 N. Keep left to stay on I-271 N. Take exit 34 to merge onto US-322 E/Mayfield Rd. Destination will be on the left.
Cuyahoga County Airport,
16.4 miles/26.4 km

Amtrak serves the entire US, but there is no station in Chesterland. So if you wish to travel by train, you can take a train from anywhere in the US and abort in Cleveland, OH (CLE). From there you can either use the public transportation or rent a car to reach your destination.


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