Winter recreation areas expect good season despite warm December

Artificial snow doesn't keep skiers, snowboarders off slopes

Despite a slight warm-up the last couple of weeks, owners of skiing and snowboarding recreation areas are expecting a good winter season. However, they are hoping temperatures don't climb high enough to keep customers away from the slopes.

Arctic blast brings early ski season to southern Wis.

Tyrol Basin hopes to open 2 ski runs this weekend

An arctic blast has gripped much of the nation causing temperatures to plunge. While that is unwelcome news to many it is cause for celebration at Wisconsin ski resorts.