Yes. As noted in Mountain Recreation Needs Assessment — part of the SE Group’s Climate Change Assessment — there will be an expected reduction in the viable length of ski seasons in the Midwest. Granite Peak’s operating season may shrink from five months to three. Since the Greater Wausau area wishes to grow current annual visitation levels, a growth in ski terrain capacity and facilities will be needed to serve more visitors in a shorter timeframe.

Category: Rib Mountain State Park & Granite Peak Ski Area