Support the Granite Peak Expansion

HOW?

In 2020, the Wisconsin DNR will be seeking your thoughts and ideas to expand the recreation at Rib Mountain State Park and a Granite Peak Ski Area. 
By showing your support for expanded winter and summer recreation, additional family downhill ski opportunities scan be added to Granite Peak, as well as new mountain biking trails and other summer recreation such as forest tours and lift rides.  Byt you need to be involved and your voice heard for decision makers to understand the important of these improvements for our community. 
 
 
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7 Reasons Why

Skiing began at the park in the 1930’s after the CCC cleared ski runs and constructed a historic ski chalet at the base.

12/28/19
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Reduce Carbon Footprint

“A pristine environment is the foundation of a successful ski area. It’s also vitally important that we’re good stewards of the land so we can enjoy its beauty for generations,” Skinner said

09/25/18
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Boost Local Economy

With its 3,500 season pass holders, Granite Peak needs to do more to attract the destination skiers—middle income families—that generate the most sales and economic impact. The expansion project is expected to grow skier visits from 110,000 annually to 200,000.

09/18/18
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Wisconsin Tourism

Inside one of the shacks, three buddies from Michigan drop fishing lines into the water. A loose group of a dozen whitefish laid on the ice and snow outside the door are the fruit of an early February day spent ice fishing.

10/11/18
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Granite Peak Ski Area Expansion

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.

Granite Peak Ski Area Expansion Testimonials

Marathon County, Wisconsin, community leaders speak about the significance of the Granite Peak Ski Area expansion plans.

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