$10 Student Ski Lessons at Keyes Peak Jan. 27th

January 10, 2018

Wendy Gehlhoff

press release

Thanks to a selfless 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 27th for only $10.00 ($20 max per family). This is a great opportunity for students of all ages and skill levels to get quality ski instruction from professional coaches. The $10 fee covers a ski lift ticket, 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 to come up 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 call 715-528-5377 (ext 101) or visit www.ExploreFlorenceCounty.com and click on the events section 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.

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