Thousands hit the slopes at Granite Peak
this weekend. But ski officials say turnout dropped on Sunday, as temperatures
"We have our two chalets with full food service and our
upper chalet has the bar," said Brandon Marquardt, Lift
Operations Manager. "Those buildings are a little bit busier than normal
But some snowboarders we talked with say they weren't going to let the frigid temperatures stop their fun.
"I can't have any skin showing otherwise I'm going to get frostbite," said
Logan Skaggs. "My face is frozen, but hanging in there, having fun."
The cold weather didn't stop people from enjoying the lake,
either. Some people braved the temperatures to ride their ATVs and motorcycles.
And as some enjoyed racing on top of the lake. Others were more interested in
what was underneath the ice.
Bill Her, and his dog, spent the afternoon ice fishing on Lake Wausau.
"It's not too bad," said Her. "Like any other day up in Wisconsin, northern Wisconsin, it's going to be real cold, but
it's not too bad for me, I guess. I don't really mind the cold too much"
Her's advice for beating the cold?
"Just dress with a couple layers of clothing," said Her. "If I get
too cold, it's time to go."
Something to keep in mind, as forecasters predict
temperatures will stay below zero to start the week.