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    Posted: Oct/05/2009 at 1:20pm
Where is the best place i should go here in the midwest? I would like something close.

I live in southern WI. Right on the WI and IL stateline.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Oct/05/2009 at 1:25pm
Best places around you are Tyrol Basin in Mt. Horeb, Cascade up in Portage, and Devils Head up in Merrimac. All three are pretty much the same. Tyrol has a pretty good park most of the time. If you are looking for some pow and more advanced terrain then you will need to drive up to Mt. Bohemia in the UP of Michigan.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Oct/05/2009 at 3:44pm
^ yup, there is also alpine valley and wilmont , and  there is raging buffalo if you just like park cuz thats all it is
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Oct/05/2009 at 3:46pm
I have never been to Alpine. I have been to Wilmot and it sucks more then anything. Raging Buffalo is right by my house and I will be there a lot this year. Not really a bad place if you are just looking to get some days in.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Oct/05/2009 at 4:14pm
Granite Peak in Wausau is the best in Wisconsin.

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Alpine, Wilmont, Sunburst.... meh. Ok, but small
Grand Genieva... even smaller
Devils Head, Cascade.... longer runs
Tyrol... small but great park
Granite Peak... HUGE (for WI)

IL
Raging Buffalo... all park, 100ft vert, only tow rope
Chestnut...very similar to Alpine/Wilmont
4 Lakes... tiny


I still haven't been up to MN or the UP... but I've heard good things :)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Oct/06/2009 at 7:58am
^ Granite Peak is probably the most expensive as well.

I've had a season pass at DH.  The lifts are slower than Cascade, but it's usually less crowded since it is further off the highway than Cascade.

No matter where you go, there you are.
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