Nine Mile Open House

Co-hosted by Marathon Country Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department and the Wausau Nordic Ski Club

October 13, 2019
1:00 – 4:00 pm

Location:  Nine Mile Forest Chalet

Open to the public.


Nine Mile Chalet
October 13, 2019
4:30 – 7:30 pm

Open to current, new and prospective members of the club.

The Wausau Nordic Ski Club and the Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is hosting an open house at Nine Mile Forest.   The event is open to the public and are encouraged to come and find out more about this fabulous facility.  Fall is one of the best times to experience what Nine Mile has to offer and would love to share the experience with you.

Just a short drive from your door, Nine Mile County Forest Recreation Area is a jewel of year-round, outdoor recreation. Home to hunters, horseback riders, mountain bikers, cross country skiers, snowshoers, hikers, birders, and snowmobilers in a sustained timber unit.

This is a great opportunity to visit pristine Alpine-style chalet with fireplace, grand room, equipment rental space and a warm welcome.  You can also explore the trails with members of the Wausau Nordic Ski Club on walking tours.   There will also be information about our club activities including children’s and adults cross country ski lessons, ski trips, group ski outings, and many other club events throughout the ski season.   

This is a free event!    No registration is required.    Just show up!


Become a member and stay for SkitoberFest which is a current and new member reception  from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.   More info on this event is to the right of this page.  

After the Nine Mile Open House, there will be a current, new and prospective member reception called SkitoberFest.    This is our kick-off event of the season and we plan to have lots of food, beverages, raffles, updated information on our programs, ski trips, new ski trends info, and just an opportunity to get together and start thinking about the season.   This has been conveniently scheduled on an off-day for the Packers so you have no excuse not to attend.

What to expect at SkitoberFest

  • Join or renew your membership to the Club
  • Food and beverages
  • Raffle prizes
  • Order custom ski apparel
  • Sign-up for ABR Bus Trip
  • Snow Striders sign-up for elementary school skiers
  • Purchase your ski pass for Nine Mile for the coming season
  • Updates on club activities and developments at Nine Mile including
    • Snowmaking plans
    • Winter ski outings
    • New developments in ski waxing.  It’s even easier now.
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