Skiing at Granite Peak in Wausau
Wintry weather is certainly on Wausau’s horizon, which is good news for skiers and snowboarders in the area. Wausau, a town we often characterize as Wisconsin’s hidden gem of a destination, is home to one of the top ski areas in the Midwest. Ski season is finally here in the Wausau area, and this year is looking to be another excellent season of skiing at Granite Peak on Rib Mountain. Our romantic Boutique Hotel, situated in the heart of Wausau’s Andrew Warren Historic District, is the perfect place to unwind after a long, cold day on the mountain. Plan some winter adventures into your busy schedule, and make Stewart Inn Boutique Hotel part of that tradition! Book your stay with us today.
Wausau’s Top Skiing Destination
As you may imagine, there are so many choices when it comes to finding snow to play in around the city of Wausau. Alpine skiers and snowboarders have one destination that shines above all the rest, and that is Granite Peak Ski Area, located in Rib Mountain State Park. All ages and abilities will be able to get out and have some fun!
Granite Peak is currently open for the season, with nearly half of their terrain already open for the season. Current conditions at the mountain are reporting an average 20-40″ base, and operators expect all lifts and terrain to be opened by Christmas. Once everything is open, and incredible amount of skiing will be yours for enjoyment. Granite Peak boasts 75 total runs, a high speed 6-passenger lift and 2 high speed quad chairs, as well as 2 other chairs and 2 conveyor lifts. Granite Peak’s slopes are also open for night skiing, which is a truly incredible experience we hope everyone can have. Keep looking for snow in the forecast!
There are also a lot of places for Nordic, or cross-country skiing, in the Wausau area, but that deserves its own blog post. Stay tuned next month, and learn how to join in on this incredible Wisconsin tradition!
There are few things better than a day on the slopes around Wausau, but coming back to Stewart Inn Boutique Hotel to warm up is one of them. We’re within easy walking distance of downtown Wausau. From here, it’s easy to grab a beer and relax at one of our local breweries, before enjoying a delicious dinner at one of our top restaurants. The winter months in Wausau are popular; get your reservation booked today!