Standing Rocks Ski Resort is a ski area located in the state of Wisconsin in USA. The resort is in the town of Stevens Point, WI.
We recently ranked all of Wisconsin's ski resorts, so you can see where Standing Rocks stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Standing Rocks is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Standing Rocks Ski Resort. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Standing Rocks's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Standing Rocks around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Standing Rocks Mountain Resort Terrain Overview
Standing Rocks has a total of 5 ski trails, which are serviced by 3 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Standing Rocks is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 300 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 121 hectares, 0.5 square miles, or 1.2 square kilometers.
Standing Rocks's slopes see on average 45 inches (1.1 meters) of snowfall a year.
Standing Rocks Ski Resort Elevation
Standing Rocks Ski Resort has a summit elevation of 1,220 feet, or 372 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,099 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 121 feet (37 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Standing Rocks has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Standing Rocks Ski Resort Difficulty Level
31.5out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Standing Rocks has 300 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Standing Rocks is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 25% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 75%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Standing Rocks Ski Resort good for beginners?
Standing Rocks can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 75% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Standing Rocks Ski Resort Location
Standing Rocks Ski Resort is located in the state of Wisconsin, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Stevens Point, WI.
Stevens Point, WI 54482 USA
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Getting to Standing Rocks Mountain Resort
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Standing Rocks Ski Resort), its coordinates of 44.43000, -89.41000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Stevens Point, WI to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Standing Rocks Ski Resort.
|Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport||MKE||Milwaukee, WI||127 mi|
|O'Hare International Airport||ORD||Chicago, IL||185 mi|
|Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport||MSP||Minneapolis, MN||190 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Standing Rocks.
|Austin Straubel International Airport||GRB||Green Bay, WI||63 mi|
|Rhinelander Oneida County Airport||RHI||Rhinelander, WI||83 mi|
|Dane County Regional Truax Field||MSN||Madison, WI||89 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Standing Rocks Ski Resort, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Standing Rocks Ski Resort.
|Granite Peak||Wausau, WI||1,924 ft||39%||54 mi|
|Highlands of Olympia||Ripon, WI||1,001 ft||23%||54 mi|
|Little Switzerland||Slinger, WI||1,269 ft||30%||54 mi|
|Tyrol Basin||Ripon, WI||1,160 ft||37%||54 mi|
|Trollhaugen||Dresser, WI||1,200 ft||33%||54 mi|
|Wilmot Mountain||Wilmot, WI||1,030 ft||37%||54 mi|
|Christmas Mountain||Wisconsin Dells, WI||1,250 ft||27%||62 mi|
|Cascade Mountain||Portage, WI||1,280 ft||37%||65 mi|
|Christie Mountain||Bruce, WI||1,650 ft||34%||69 mi|
|Nordic Mountain||Mountain, WI||1,137 ft||40%||69 mi|
|Devil's Head||Merrimac, WI||995 ft||36%||71 mi|
|Paul Bunyan Ski Hill||Lakewood, WI||1,361 ft||10%||76 mi|
|Sunburst||Madison, WI||1,100 ft||42%||86 mi|
|Camp 10||Athelstane, WI||1,739 ft||42%||89 mi|
Standing Rocks Ski Resort Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,220 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,099 ft|
|Vertical Drop||121 ft|
(25% Beginner, 50% Intermediate, 25% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||45 inches|