Wisconsin, United States
Granite Peak Ski Resort is located just south of Wausau, Wisconsin, United States, features 74 snow runs as of 2009 and boasts 700 vertical feet (largest in state). It is ten miles north-northeast of Central Wisconsin Airport.
When the ski area opened on the slopes of Rib Mountain 1937, it was one of the first ski areas in North America. Stowe in Vermont had opened a few years earlier in 1934. Sun Valley in Idaho had become the nation's first ski area in the western states in 1936.