Little Switzerland Ski Area is located about 25 mins north of downtown Milwaukee in the town of Slinger. This ski area features runs on both sides of the hill. With a total of 14 runs, four lifts, 3 two ropes and two snowboarding terrain parks. Overall this ski area offers a mix of beginner hills and challenging runs. The back trails are situated in the curvy runs through the woods down to the back lift. The Shorty run is a short and steep run in the back of the hill that delivers straight down speed and thrills. The front of the hill offer two runs, one being easy and one being more difficult. The snowboarding terrain park features several jumps, but lacks any rails or slides. There is also a large starter area located off of the main hill that offers a great way to get warmed up. This ski area is heavily used by local ski clubs and school teams for practice.