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Granite Peak

3605 N Mountain Rd, Wausau, WI 54401-9274
+1 715-845-2846
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Family ski weekend

Significant other is an avid skier and was impressed with variety of runs offered. The high speed... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2015
Nicole T
Dubuque, Iowa, United States
via mobile
It just keeps getting better

great terrain, high speed lifts, solid grooming and nice facilities. Can't beat if for the short... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2015
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“from chicago” (15 reviews)
3605 N Mountain Rd, Wausau, WI 54401-9274
+1 715-845-2846
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Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

Significant other is an avid skier and was impressed with variety of runs offered. The high speed lifts are awesome! This ski area offers solid surface parking, a great beginner bunny area, that a 3 year loved, (with fun obstacles to ski through) and challenging...More

Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 20 March 2015

great terrain, high speed lifts, solid grooming and nice facilities. Can't beat if for the short drive from Milwaukee.,

Thank P S
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We came Sunday in hopes to rent the equipment and get ready for skiing next day. But we came at 4:30 and were told that the ski rental shop closes at 4 pm. So we went back to the hotel and came back next morning...More

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We have been coming here for ten years and it never disappoints. Great skiing for where it is and the runs really do a good job of keeping you excited and interested. Of course it would be great if this was a 4000 plus foot...More

Thank SolutionsKid
Reviewed 1 March 2015

I did not want to go all the way out to Colorado and I did some searching for a midwest ski areas. This came up to the top, so I thought I would give it a try. We stayed at a down town hotel, but...More

Thank jbs713
Reviewed 25 February 2015

While there are a lot of ski runs and terrain parks for every ability, this place can get crowded with people from Chicago on the weekends and holidays.

Thank tbrooks68
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Despite bitterly cold weather with a heavy wind and a busy travel weekend the hill did a good job of accommodating skiers. My friend and I are intermediate skiers and found the hill not so accommodating for us. There are not many blue runs and...More

1  Thank Rick912
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Granite Peak has many blue and black runs making it the perfect drive to destination. Skiing is great! Food service in the chalet has many issues with being over priced for poor quality food (hair in soup). Staff was not trained in how to weigh...More

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 13 February 2015

If you are new to skiing and want to have a nice family weekend on the slopes without paying airfare, go to Granite Peak. They take care of their slopes, and offer some challenges for the more experienced skier. My kids love it there and...More

Thank 490ginaj
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We spent a weekend skiing and snowboarding here recently and thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s a 4-4 ½ hour drive from the north and west suburbs of Chicago, so a great weekend getaway. It’s a bit farther then Cascade and Devils Head but well worth the...More

Thank PlayinHard
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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