Mar 08, 2020· 3. Lift tickets are good all day, from 9 am to 9 pm (they include night skiing). 4. It's a four hour drive from our home in Northbrook, Illinois. So it's possible to come up on a Friday night, ski all day Saturday, a half day Sunday, and drive back Sunday night. 5. Not overly crowded, at least compared to some mountains out west.