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Granite Peak

  Wonderful little ski resort very close to my home. Not a huge place by any standards but quite large by local standards. Says Dexter.

This is a 4-5 hour drive from the n/w side of Chicago . . . and *definately* worth it. Some buddies and I go up for a few days every winter and I have to say, this is the best you're going to find without doubling your driving time or hopping on an airplane. Says Andy.

i have lived and snowboarded in Colorado
    and Austria.
For the Midwest only Lutsen in Minn. can be compared!
The vertical keeps you challenged unlike the resorts in the U.P. and the rest of the Midwest! Only 3 hrs from Milwaukee!!!
love it if you are in the Midwest
and can't head WEST!!! Says surfsno2001.

Granite Peak is I think the best ski area in the region. There are lots of runs for everybody. I like the black diamonds but my wife and kids like the blues and greens so this is perfect for us since it has plenty of all three. Says Max.

Granite Peak has a very good variety of slopes and a reasonable number of lifts. On this slope you'll come across 74 different ski slopes; there are ample ski slopes for every
 
skill. The 6 feet of ice cold snow that fall here annually keeps the coverage pleasant. A 700 foot vertical drop is naturally not that much, but Granite Peak makes up for it in other ways. This ski resort has an average proportion of tough trails and an average percentage of beginner and intermediate slopes. Granite Peak is a full-size ski resort having a higher than average altitude difference when compared to other mid west ski resorts. All 8 great ski lifts at this ski area are enjoyable to hitch a ride with. Snowboarding and skiing in this region is loads of fun every day of the snow season. This ski mountain has 275 acres of skiable land, and it's all in delightful shape. No other ski resort for 646 miles has a more towering elevation difference. This ski resort has a glorious range of runs; there's no way to get bored here. Loads of skiers go up here from Wausau, in particular on the weekends. Granite Peak gets covered by less than average snow each snow season. There are several great rooms near the bottom area, but you'd better book ahead of going given that these rooms fill up fast. Whether you're skiing or snowboarding, this region has a lot of ski resorts. When this part of Wisconsin is blanketed in snow; it is the most magnificent time of the year for skiing or snowboarding.

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Hotels Near Granite Peak ski area, Wisconsin

Howard Johnson Inn And Conference Center, Wausau
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1.4 miles away
Courtyard Wausau, Wausau
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1.7 miles away
Hampton Inn Wausau, Wausau
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1.8 miles away
Super 8 Wausau, Wausau
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2.1 miles away
La Quinta Inn Wausau, Wausau
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2.2 miles away
Days Inn & Suites Wausau, Wausau
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2.3 miles away
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites WAUSAU-ROTHSCHILD, Rothschild
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4.3 miles away
Econo Lodge Rothschild, Rothschild
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4.5 miles away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Wausau/Rothschild Hotel, Rothschild
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4.7 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Wausau, WI, Schofield
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5.5 miles away
Quality Inn Central Wisconsin Airport, Mosinee
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7.1 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Wausau, Weston
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7.5 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites WAUSAU, Weston
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7.6 miles away
AmericInn Weston, Weston
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7.7 miles away
AmericInn Merrill, Merrill
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12.3 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Granite Peak ski area.
 Ski Areas Near Granite Peak ski area:
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 53 miles away
   265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Christmas Mountain, Wisconsin , 66 miles away
   250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   40% Beginner
Cascade Mountain, Wisconsin , 71 miles away
   460 foot drop, 10 lifts, 35 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   24% Intermediate
   38% Beginner
Devils Head, Wisconsin , 74 miles away
   500 foot drop, 16 lifts, 28 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Indianhead, Michigan , 79 miles away
   638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
   42% Expert & Adv.
   37% Intermediate
   21% Beginner
Blackjack, Michigan , 80 miles away
   465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
   40% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 82 miles away
   600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   35% Intermediate
   35% Beginner
Ski Brule, Michigan , 87 miles away
   500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
   36% Expert & Adv.
   35% Intermediate
   29% Beginner
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 88 miles away
   400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
   37% Expert & Adv.
   28% Intermediate
   35% Beginner
Tyrol Basin, Wisconsin , 92 miles away
   300 foot drop, 6 lifts, 16 runs
   44% Expert & Adv.
   33% Intermediate
   23% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Granite Peak ski area:
Wisconsin River, Marathon County , 4 miles away, Class II-III - 0.35 miles long (Wausau Slalom Course)
Pine River, Lincoln County , 13 miles away, Class I-II - 2.2 miles long (Center Rd)
Trappe River, Marathon County , 16 miles away, Class I-II(III) - 5.1 miles long (to Rocky Ridge Road)
 Golf Courses Near Granite Peak ski area:
Rib Mountain Golf Course, Wausau , 0 miles away
Trapp River Golf Course, Wausau , 2 miles away
Wausau Country Club, Schofield , 5 miles away

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