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Address: 3605 N Mountain Rd, Wausau, WI 54401-9274
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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... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2015
Nathan K
Skokie, Illinois, United States
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Skokie, Illinois, United States
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 at 9 am, got skis and went to the ski lift just to find out... More 

Thank Nathan K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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 mountain but for what it is, it really is a great time. Our friends brought... More 

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Columbia, Missouri, United States
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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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 I was still only about 5 minutes away. Very convenient. The time I was there,... More 

Thank jbs713
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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.

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 some of those can only be accessed via black runs and for some reason one... More 

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Sussex, Wisconsin, United States
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96 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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 and price salad bar. Young staff without hair nets, gloves or supervision. Insufficient ski racks... More 

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Naperville Illinois
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 we go every year!

Thank 490ginaj
Chicago, IL
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88 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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 extra time. The parking lot is convenient with no spots too far away from the... More 

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Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

Excellent well cared for facility. A++. Had a great time. All newer equipment. Food service lacking a little but doesn't deter from the rating. Thanks.

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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

I am not a skier, so no skiing, but at some point I will be taking my kids to ski there. The atmosphere is nice and the facilities seem great. I know lots of people really enjoy coming there!!

Thank mvoeg731

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