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Madison skiers are saying “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.”

Nearby ski resorts are open and this week’s winter weather will help.

Skiers enjoying their time at Granite Peak Ski Resort.jpeg

Granite Peak Ski Resort offers 25 trails and five lifts on 75 acres. | Photo via Granite Peak Ski Resort

Winter is finally coming this week. As much as a foot of snow is predicted.

Locals, it’s time to wax those skis and pile the kids into the station wagon. Ski destinations beckon.

Cascade Mountain, W10441 Cascade Mountain Rd., Portage
As of this writing, 33 of the 48 trails are open. Not a skier? Check out the tubing runs.

Devil’s Head Resort, S6330 Bluff Rd., Merrimac
Check out its webcams to get a feel for what the ski and snowboard trail conditions are.

Granite Peak Ski Resort, 227200 Snowbird Ave., Wausau
There are 25 trails and five lifts on 75 acres. Have an après-ski soirée with live music in the historic chalet.

Tyrol Basin, 3487 Bohn Rd., Mount Horeb
Open for the season, some of the trails are still closed but there is plenty of slope to carve down, as well as tube runs, live music, races, and more.

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