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Granite Peak Ski Area Skiing

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Season Start/End: 11/11/2017 - 04/08/2018
1242ft - 1942ft
30%|35%| 30%| 5%
Lift Tickets
from US$52.00 to US$76.00
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The terrain parks are great at Granite Peak Ski Area.

Rising high above the city, Rib Mountain, the highest point in the Badger State, plays host to one of the Midwest’s largest ski areas. Granite Peak, which resembles a small New England ski area, sprawls across 400 acres of the north-facing mountain sporting a big 700-foot vertical drop and 74 trails serviced by seven lifts including a new high-speed quad.

At night you would swear you were in Vermont with the lights of the ski trails shimmering high above the town; ribbons of light cascading down to the edge of the city, which sits at the base of the mountain. One of the best night skiing venues in the region, it’s a unique combination that you won’t find elsewhere around the Great Lakes.

The terrain parks are great at Granite Peak Ski Area.

Eatery, grill, tavern, coffee bar, ski and sports store, demos and tuning center, rental shop, and learning center. All the new buildings feature rough-cut lumber exteriors and rustic, knotty pine interiors in keeping with the original day lodge. It gives the small, functional village an old-time feel. The original chalet is a historic site.



  • 1942ft
  • 700ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 1242ft


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  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


  • Expert Runs


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  • Terrain Parks


  • Night Skiing

    200 ac

  • Longest Run

    0.6 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    220 ac

  • Snow Making

    160 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 11/11/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 136
  • Projected Closing: 04/08/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 135
  • Years Open: 81
  • Average Snowfall: 75"

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Granite Peak Ski Area - Good snow, lots of runs, icy like my wrist in some places  - © GucciMane
Granite Peak Ski Area - We skied there on 12/8 through 12/10. It was cold and snow making machines were working around the clock. Great skiing!  - © stomar
Granite Peak Ski Area - Decent snow on most runs. Only two icy runs. Highly recommend!  - © powpow
Granite Peak Ski Area - Awesome day at Granite. Plenty of runs open and perfect weather.   - © Mark Miselnicky’s iPhone

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Granite Peak Ski Area Reviews

  • Josh

    • 2
    28th January 2018

    Full review

      Waste of money for a full day ticket. There is no refunds on all day lift tickets. They say they have 75...
  • Keith Shadler

    • 2
    6th January 2018

    Full review

      Lifts are great and that’s it. Ticket prices for the hill size and terrain are absolutely out of control! Groom or fresh...

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