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Granite Peak will open Saturday

RIB MOUNTAIN (WAOW) - Granite Peak in Rib Mountain is set to open up Saturday. This is the earliest the ski resort has ever opened up.

The snow making process is a 24 hour a day job.

It takes 70 snow makers to cover all 74 runs.

Throughout the season, Granite Peak will use about 30 million gallons of water to make snow, said Chris Pingel, the Snow Sports Educator at Granite Peak.

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