Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has authorized Granite Peak, along with Snow Mountain Services, LLC, to utilize Scott’s Helicopter Services, Inc. of Le Sueur, Minn. to install snowmaking equipment within the leased area of Rib Mountain State Park.
It is our pleasure to invite you to a Neighbor Open House on November 8, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Granite Peak Ski Area’s Sundance Chalet. This is an open house without a formal statement or address, so feel free to visit us at any time during this event.
A short while ago I read a letter in the Wausau Daily Herald discussing “the very nature of a park,” particularly as it relates to skiing at Rib Mountain. Personally, I am in favor of the expansion of Granite Peak.
Over the years, many Midwest ski resorts have closed due to increased competition in the industry – both at home and from Western resort powerhouses.
In central Wisconsin, Granite Peak Ski Area, the ski hill near Wausau, is estimated to bring in more than $27 million to the Marathon County economy each winter.
By the numbers, the proposed Granite Peak Ski Area expansion plan would be a boon to any of the 72 counties in Wisconsin.
Come December through March, I’ll be at Granite Peak. Ten minutes out my back door and life’s stresses disappear. In my opinion, more runs will bring more economic growth to our area.
Peter Biermeier, Project Manager for the proposed Granite Peak Expansion at Rib Mountain State Park, reviews the benefits, advantages and economic impacts this expansion will have on the local community.
Marathon County, Wisconsin, community leaders speak about the significance of the Granite Peak Ski Area expansion plans.
This video covers many of the topics discussed locally, clearing the way for a better understanding of topics ranging from skier services, environmental issues, recreational trails, snowmaking, lighting, and infrastructure. This presentation is a narrated PowerPoint previously presented live at a public meeting held in Wausau, WI on December 7, 2016 at Granite Peak Ski Area.