Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Granite Peak Ski Area

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 38%
  • Beginner
  • 23%
  • Families
  • 41%
  • Intermediate
  • 39%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 32%
  • Advanced
  • 30%

Helpful Highlights:

Overall I like Granite Peak a lot. As has been noted by many other reviewers, the best way to describe this place is that from the very top it is quite to ...

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  • 4

    Overall Very Good

    by Doug - 16th April 2014

    Pros: Steep upper runs, high speed lifts, terrain parks

    Cons: No good lower intermediate runs, EXPENSIVE

    Overall I like Granite Peak a lot. As has been noted by many other reviewers, the best way to describe this place is that from the very top it is quite to ... Full review

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  • 4

    Spring Break

    by Matt - 3rd April 2014

    Pros: Fresh Pow, No one skiing

    Cons: Not staying open longer...

    Had 4" fresh on spring break. Past years they would have been closed or skiing the last bit - this year hardly any melt off! WOW. Full open, warm temps. ... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in the Midwest

    by Tyler - 5th March 2014

    Pros: High Speed Chair Lift, Beginner Area, Moguls

    Cons: I cant ski here during the summer. :(

    By far the best beginner area for kids in the Midwest! Not only does Granite Peak have an excellent beginner area they have everything needed to keep advanc... Full review

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  • 5

    Granite Peak Review

    by Maddie Kalinoski - 22nd December 2013

    Pros: Amount of runs, variations of runs, variety of levels of runs

    Cons: Not a thing

    I just started skiing about 8 years ago. I live fairly close to GP so this resort was always my resort of choice. I have to say that I have ventured out a... Full review

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  • 5

    Great skiing in the heart of the midwest

    by Lisalies - 21st March 2013

    Pros: Fast lifts = More runs

    Cons: none

    Great skiing for all ages and levels. Friendly staff, nice chalets. Easy to get to and in a nice little town that has a great night life on weekends. T... Full review

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  • 2

    Not worth the drive from Chicago area

    by saludares - 14th January 2013

    Pros: Wider runs, OK beginners runs, steep blacks runs

    Cons: Blacks runs are short, not enough variety of runs, no blue runs at all

    We had a group of around 20+ people that drove at least 4 hours from Chicagoland area, and most of us that are intermediate and expert skiers and boarders w... Full review

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