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Why Granite Peak .

Wausau, WI

Feel like you're skiing "Out West" in the heart of Wisconsin ...

Granite Peak is a mountain, a place where you can ski for 3-4 days and not get bored in 3-4 hours. And because we're a mountain, you'll spend less time riding the lifts and more time skiing the mountain with our high speed 6-passenger and 2 high speed quad chairs, not to mention 2 other chairs and 2 conveyor lifts. And it's not just skiing more in the daylight, Granite Peak features nighttime skiing; give it a try, nothing beats skiing in the moonlight.

We have 3 high speed chairlifts that serve 99.6% of our
ski-able terrain! That's 209 acres of skiing with access to High Speed Lifts!


Memorable Family Vacations Start Here

A great ski town makes family vacations more memorable with après-ski activities and attractions that appeal to all ages. Fun and relaxation is never far away with Granite Peak located near I-39, which is lined with ideal lodging, dining, shopping and entertainment options. As an All-American City, Wausau offers theater performances, movies, top-notch restaurants, museums, a historical shopping district, and nightlife that add ample excitement to your winter getaways.

Granite Peak Ski Area is located directly in a Ski Town, making your experience with us, one to truly remember! 

What makes us different...

We rein supreme when it comes to new heights!  Our mountain reaches 700 vertical feet.  With 68 Runs total, our longest run is just shy of a mile! That means our width across is just about a mile too!  Twice as large as any other, Granite Peak is much bigger than any other Midwest resort! 

2.  Midwest's Authentic Ski Town 
We don't like to toot our own horn, but our community and township rocks.  We are one of the few that holds the best Ski Area right in the hear of Wisconsin; Wausau.  With less then a mile off of the hwy to the slopes, we are surrounded by local dinning, great shopping, theaters, museums and so much more!
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3.  We got the speed!
Modern High Speed chairlifts get you to the top in under 3 minutes and we have 3 of them that covers 99.6% of our terrain!  Your 10-12 minute ride up from other resorts, is reduced down to 3-4 minutes.  You can make more runs here in 4 hours then 10 at any other resort.  Now that's value for your ticket!

4.  Best for Families & Kiddos 
Granite Peak's online values let you stretch your vacation dollars, and make priceless memories.  The family that skies together, makes memories together.  If your family is new to skiing, Granite Peak is the perfect place for anyone to learn a sport that provides annual opportunities to spend quality time doing something you can all enjoy.  No one else can provide true beginner runs all the way to expert level.  4 of our Chairlifts are beginner ready that allow for the most comfortable starting point.  

  • Family Combo Lift Tickets
  • New Teach Yourself Terrain Area <<Details coming soon. 
  • Doubling interior shelter space for Children Lessons Programs

5.  Close & Convenient 
Located in the center of Wisconsin, Granite Peak is just conveniently located
2-4 hours
from the Midwest's major metropolitan areas of Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison and Minneapolis/ St. Paul and even closer for most Wisconsinites.  Located right off Hwy 29, less then a mile down the road, you'll pull up to our Grand Entrance.  Be on the slopes in no time and leave with the experiences that will leave you wanting more! 

6.  Car to Lift Access 
Forget the lines!  Get the RFID Card and reload online.  Go straight from your car to the lift gate without stopping at the ticket window.  No one to check your ticket as you breeze through the gate system. Less hassle so you can enjoy more time on the hill!  Track your miles and runs on our new Loyalty App!