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Posted by Granite Peak Editor - 31 July, 2020

How to Make Your Ski Vacation at Granite Peak Fun for the Whole Family ...

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Live music, magic carpets and Shreddy Teddy keep kids and teens engaged all day

Looking for a kid-friendly winter vacation? Granite Peak offers one of the most family-oriented snow experiences in the Midwest. From beginner and expert runs to ski lessons geared for your tiny tots, Granite Peak Ski Area has something for the whole family.

Granite Peak caters to every skill level with tracks that challenge your inner ski bum or slower slopes that relax and repair the senses. With 68 runs and 700-feet of vertical fun, Wisconsin’s number one ski zone is sure to become a family favorite.

Ski and stay in a great ski town

Granite Peak Ski Area is located in the heart of an All-American City where there’s plenty of après ski activity, https://www.skigranitepeak.com/blog/top-après-ski-spots-in-the-greater-wausau-area. If you’re looking for ideal times to visit, Family Fest weekends offer multi-day lift ticket specials and lodging packages with a variety of dates to suit your schedule. It’s an atmosphere of sheer fun and relaxation with live music in the chalets, fireworks and ongoing activities from morning to night. Start planning here, https://www.skigranitepeak.com/familyfestival.

Take lessons to fully enjoy the sport

First-time skiers and snowboarders should start with fundamental lessons to correctly set the foundation for a lifelong love of the sport. Our instructors are really good at connecting with kids and take the fear out of tumbles and stops. Even adults new to the scene get special treatment from our seasoned guides who have trained thousands of guests over the years. Schedule lessons as soon as you set the date for your visit at https://www.skigranitepeak.com/lessons.

Find your groove in terrain parks

If you have a freestyling family, Granite Peak has over 35 jibs and 15 jumps at four different parks. Here, you’ll explore the largest and best maintained parks in the Midwest. Locate them quickly on the interactive map by downloading the Granite Peak Rewards app. And, while enjoying the variety of levels in our parks, please remember to practice safe, smart moves.

Take the right lifts and runs

Four lifts at the Peak are dedicated to beginners along with green zones as indicated on the maps, https://www.skigranitepeak.com/trailmap. These areas are easy to access from the ski village, while user-friendly Magic Carpets are ready to give rides uphill. You’ll appreciate our wide slopes and low angles where newbies can build up their confidence and skills. And don’t worry about slick slopes. Our ski school operators have the training terrain specially groomed to make it easier for learning.

We’ve thought of everything at Granite Peak to make your vacation memorable. Even our mascot Shreddy Teddy does his part to spread the joy. Keep an eye out for our furry friend as he’s shredding the slopes and putting on a show. #GPsnowschool.