The good news about the blizzard of 2010 is that there is plenty of snow for ski trails to open up statewide. The Wausau areas received approximately 13 inches of snow over the weekend, so Nine Mile Trail in Wausau opened on the morning of the 13th with the entire system of trails groomed and packed:
Trail Condition Report as of Monday, December 13, 2010:
The Nine Mile ski trails opened this morning at 9 a.m. The entire trail system with the exception of the ‘Alps’ are being packed and will have tracks set today. For an up to date report on ski conditions call the Nine Mile Chalet at 715.693.3001.
The lights are set to go on the lighted loop at dark throughout the season.
If you have any questions, please contact the Park Office at 715-261-1550.
Almost four miles (6.3 km) of trails are lighted until 9 p.m. The chalet is open until 7 p.m. on Mondays, and until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday nights. A new 7.5k snowshoe trail is available to the public.
The ski chalet is open for ski rentals, daily and season ski passes and a warming area. There is not a food service concession at the Chalet.
For continued updates and trail conditions, please monitor the 24-hour ski hotline and visitor information at 1-888-948-4748, or locally at 715.355.8788.