85th ANNIVERSARY GALA | FEB. 10, 2023 

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Expanding & Celebrating our Ski Area

Posted: Jan 7, 2023

What a tremendous few weeks it has been.  Christmas / Holiday break was busy and the week after even saw an extended stay for many who were from out of state residents that carried into our Family Festival Weekend which was also well attended. We have some exciting news to share so please read on! (more…)

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

Posted: Dec 23, 2022

Happy Holidays everyone.  It’s been a crazy weather pattern lately but we are taking full advantage of the extreme cold by using this to catch up on some snowmaking that unfortunately needed to take a week off in the middle of December due to 30 degree temps around the clock.  

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Christmas & Snow in the View

Posted: Dec 13, 2022

We’re just over 10 days away from Christmas as I write this blog and things are looking good for a wonderful & white Christmas vacation week here at Granite Peak. While the temperatures didn’t work out this week for us to continue our expansion plans to the East, they will be coming in cold starting Thursday. Our team is now well rested to get after it for a big push towards Christmas Day.  

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Santa’s Coming along with the East!

Posted: Dec 7, 2022

Happy Holidays!

Father Christmas seems to be in our corner talking to Mother Nature & Old Man Winter as snowmaking has been able to continue pretty much daily for what seems like forever.  Our team is extremely busy this week making and pushing snow around before we open up for daily operations this Friday! 

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Fantastic Opening – More Snowmaking

Posted: Dec 1, 2022

Opening weekend was a blast and it was amazing to welcome so many of you back and see the faces we have all been missing since last April. Snowmaking returned this week and the team has been hard at work getting every last flake out of our snowmaking guns and onto the trails. Here’s what’s going on.
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Opening Day is Here

Posted: Nov 21, 2022

Another “off” season is in the rear view and our team is amp’d up to welcome you back to the slopes! Our team has been working hard to prepare the resort for your arrival. Here are all the details for the upcoming weekend and beyond. (more…)

Snowmaking Time!

Posted: Nov 11, 2022

For many, the most wonderful time of the year is the Holidays but for me, it has typically started a few weeks before the holiday season.  

It is time to make the pearly white snow we all love!  As soon as this cold front comes through the pattern will change and we’ll be lighting up the snowmaking system on Rib Mountain.

This year we’re going to begin our campaign with the Blitzen & Santa chairlifts. This will include trails such as Sundance, Slalom, Meadow, Hot Cocoa, Mystery, Woodspur, Carmie’s, and maybe Superstition. 

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Preparations + Awaiting Ma Nature

Posted: Oct 27, 2022

Frost & Stick Season is here.

The days of automatic car starts, scraping of windshields and the endless raking of leaves are here! It’s always amazing how quickly the leaves go from gorgeous to gone! I posted on my own social media that I’d love it if the leaves just disintegrated before they hit the ground. Sunday I spent 6 hours raking and cleaning my yard only to look out on Monday to see it pretty much like I did nothing. I digress, because I truly enjoy home ownership and pride in a clean yard so we’ll do it again and probably again (hopefully) before the first snowfall.

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October Update – It’s almost snowmaking time.

Posted: Oct 10, 2022

Snowmaking is on the Horizon

It’s October and we are focusing in on finishing up our capital projects before the snow starts the fly!  The Ghidorzi Team along with local contractors PGA and Hurtis Heating and Cooling have been hard at work in the lower Historic Chalet as our bathrooms are getting a complete overhaul.  The Admin Building has also received a huge expansion giving us a brand new Alpine Learning Center desk and entrance along with additional office space and one more bathroom!  I know that doesn’t sound sexy to you but to those of us who share this small office space it’s a blessing in disguise as nearly 30 people can be working out of this small building in the middle of the ski season.

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WE WANT FALL FUN WEATHER!

Posted: Sep 26, 2022

Mother Nature finally will cooperate this weekend! (HOPEFULLY)  

Once the calendar flipped from August to September it seems that the work weeks have been great while the weekends have been less than desirable.  Nothing we can do about it but I truly enjoy fall and all that it brings – football, apples, autumnal colors, and yes I do enjoy a good ole Pumpkin Spiced Latte as well.  I also do enjoy a Pumpkin Beer, Donut, Pie….  Don’t hate on the gourd.  

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