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Cascade Mountain
Location Portage, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°30′14.14″N 89°31′4.86″W / 43.5039278°N 89.5180167°W / 43.5039278; -89.5180167
Vertical 450 ft
Top elevation 1270 ft
Base elevation 820 ft
Skiable area 175 acres
Runs 47
Longest run 5,300 feet
Lift system 11 lifts, including 2 high speed quad Detachable chairlift, 2 quad chairs, 3 triple chairs, 2 double chairs, and two surface lifts.
Terrain parks Yes, 4
Snowmaking yes
Night skiing yes

Cascade Mountain is located in Portage, Wisconsin. It has 47 trails, 4 terrain parks, and an 800-foot-long chute for snow tubing.


Cascade Mountain is located on Interstate 90/94 between Madison, Wisconsin and Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin in Columbia County, Wisconsin. It is 30 minutes northwest of Madison and 15 to 20 minutes south of Wisconsin Dells.


Cascade Mountain offers 47 trails varying from beginner, intermediate, to advanced. Open to both skiers and snowboarders the runs break down to 38% beginner runs, 24% intermediate runs, and 38% advanced runs. "The longest trail at Cascade Mountain is called "Far Out", a beginner cruiser trail that takes you past old growth forests, waterfalls, rock formations and more scenic terrain. It is 5,300 feet long, or just over a mile."

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