$10 Student Ski Lessons and Roberts Memorial Ski Race at Keyes Peak

January 3, 2019

Wendy Gehlhoff

press release

Florence, WI…… Thanks to a generous donation of time by the Granite Peak Ski Team coaching staff from Wausau, WI, Keyes Peak is again offering ski lessons and racing for kids ages 6-17 on Saturday, January 26th for only $10.00 ($20 max per family). This is a great opportunity for students of all skill levels to receive quality ski instruction from professional coaches. The $10 fee covers the daily lift ticket, ski rentals if needed and lessons from the Granite Peak Ski Team coaches from 9:00am until 11:30am.

After lunch, students can race for free on an official NASTAR course from 12:30 until 3pm during the Roberts Memorial Ski Race. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the fastest male and female race times in the following age categories: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-17. The fastest skier of the day will receive the Mike Roberts Memorial Trophy.

As Head Ski Coach Jeff Tobin explains, “It’s rewarding to help so many kids’ learn to ski or improve their skills at this great facility. We love coming to Florence to help develop new skiers in memory of our friend and family member Mike Roberts who spent his winters skiing at Keyes Peak”. Volunteers for this event honor the memory of Mike Roberts, a former Florence resident and Keyes Peak volunteer.

Registration is limited, so scroll down and click on link to print the registration form and waivers. Lunch concessions are available in the Ski Lodge. Keyes Peak is located 4 miles south of Florence on Hwy 101. Please thank our generous sponsors who make it possible to charge only $10 for this great event: Granite Peak Ski Team, Florence Mining News, Florence County Abstract Co. and the Florence County Forestry and Parks Department. Proceeds from this event are used by the Keyes Peak Ski Hill Committee for equipment upgrades. For questions please call the Visitor Center at 715-528-5377.

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