Snowmaking News and Events 

 August 24, 25, 26 and September 19, 20, 22 and 24, ongoing. Volunteers spread woodchips on the trail where erosion has occurred in order to smooth out the surface for better skiing. trailMore chips will be spread as they become available.

September 19, 2017. Check out the latest Newsletter  for updates about fundraising and snowmaking, including ‘penguin pals’ that skiers can purchase to help to support snowmaking operations. 

April 27, 2017. Outdoor Wisconsin visits Lapham Peak. Click here for the You Tube video.


April 22, 2017. Volunteers participated in an Earth Day trail maintenance event. This involved spreading woodchips and placing erosion mats and straw. Hikers are reminded to please stay off the erosion mats and straw and walk on the woodchips. This will help maintain the trail for hiking and skiing.

April 1, 2017. Another successful Bike Swap to raise funds for snowmaking. Check out the You Tube video.

March 18, 2017. Next Bike Swap: Saturday March 18, 2017
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Cushing Elementary-Buy/Sell Bicycles.
A Fun Family Event! Visit Our Bike Swap Page. 

March 18, 2016. Over the Peak raised $500 at the First Annual Saturday, March 18 End-of-Season Bash for snowmaking efforts. Learn More. 

February, 2016. Birkie K Marker 3 dedicated to Paul Sandgren, former superintendent of the Wisconsin Kettle Moraine Forest. Learn more about the ‘heart, soul and laughter of Nordic skiing in the southern Kettle Moraine. 

January 1,2017.  Annual New Years Day Ski-a-thon on January 1,2017, all day. Ski, hike, run or snowshoe at Lapham Peak and record your distance at Evergreeen Shelter. 

May  2016. Snowmaking Water Pipe placed into 6 foot deep trench.  The efforts of many are contributing to the success of this project! Retirees, youth and many in-between. Read more here.

Snowmaking Committee Minutes