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Best Skiing in the mid-west

Lots of runs from green to double black, great lodge, plenty of night life in Wausau, hotels with... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
Wausau, Wisconsin
As good as it gets in Midwest

This place has transformed into a respectable Midwest ski destination. Way improved from my college... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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3605 N Mountain Rd, Wausau, WI 54401-9274
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

This was not our best ski trip to Granite Peak. We decided to drive the extra couple of hours north, hoping for better snow than the Devils Lake area. However Granite Peak did not satisfy. Only about 2/3 of the mountain is open. The top...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Lots of runs from green to double black, great lodge, plenty of night life in Wausau, hotels with indoor water parks and you have the perfect winter vacation spot.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place has transformed into a respectable Midwest ski destination. Way improved from my college days experience. With high speed lifts and a great terrain park, Granite Peak is our go to spot for Midwest skiing. No need to travel the additional 3 hours to...More

Thank jgosset
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Granite Peak Ski Area is a wonderful place to ski in the Midwest. Many runs and good lifts. When I ski alone I ask other lift riders about their experiences there. The only down side they tell me is that there are no easy runs...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We were visiting for a concert and wanted to see what was there.. This is a must see in the summer!! Is beautiful and you will not want to miss

1  Thank Vickie B
Reviewed 25 May 2016

A must see in the winter or summer. About a 2 1/2 mile walk if you walk up the road from the bottom to the observation tower!

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Overall Granite Peak is a great place to spend some time on the slopes. Lifts are fast, slopes well maintained, staff members always friendly and a good place to get the kids started on the slopes with on the mountain lesson. Lesson include access to...More

Thank cuba0043
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Skiing is expensive everywhere, and Granite Peak is no exception. But the variety of runs is very impressive for a small midwest town. I really appreciated the discounted rates on Saturday nights. High speed lifts rival those in more infamous mountain ski towns. The runs...More

Thank Jenna S
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Very friendly place. Get the experience of different ski levels,without having to travel long distances.

Thank sajjuly
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This is the first time in five years we didn't go skiing in Colorado. We decided to sneak in a last minute weekend at Granite Peak. Good decision. Colorado mega ski resort it is not, but it is big enough with a fair variety of...More

1  Thank b4ward
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Jack R
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Response from CheeseheadsII | Reviewed this property |
We did. Or go into the lodge.
Andrea S
11 November 2016|
Response from cuba0043 | Reviewed this property |
Spring Skiing is not too bad depending if temperatures hold enough so snow doesn't melt. Trust me its no fun at all ridding on a Slurpee. It make for a very wet and unpleasant experience. But if they blow fresh snow you... More