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Site Prep for New Winter Recreation Storage Building

August 4, 2020

Work is beginning on site preparation for access to, and the location of, the new Winter Recreation Storage Building at Lapham Peak!  The new building will house the new Snowcat (Pisten Bully 100) and other winter related equipment.  We are waiting for final State Approvals before construction can begin. Please help us with the final […]

Construction Equipment is beginning to be Staged

August 2, 2020

While we wait for final approvals for the new Winter Equipment Storage Building’s plan and site, equipment is beginning to show up at the Park for what will eventually be needed to help with some of that work.  We could still really use some financial help to enable us to pay for the Building and […]

Winter Recreation Storage Building (June 2020 Update)

July 14, 2020

Minutes from the FLP Snowmaking Committee meetings are posted on this website (once they are approved at the following meeting). The Committee meets about twice a month. During the June 30, 2020 meeting, information about the planned Winter Recreation Storage Building was shared.  A significant function of this building is to store our new Pisten Bully […]

Update on our Pisten Bully 100!

June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020, our new Piston Bully arrived in Jordan, Minnesota last week. The attached photo is of our actual machine!  It was shipped via flat bed truck from Oakland, California where it arrived in the USA.  They will now be taking it into their shop to install the tracks and blades, tiller etc.   It […]


New Pisten Bully 100 on order!

April 13, 2020

April 13, 2020: New Pisten Bully 100 on order! We have placed an order for a new Pisten Bully 100; we anticipate it to be delivered in November, 2020!   See our Announcement Letter.  We sincerely thank our generous donors and sponsors; without your support this would not be possible.  We know these are trying times […]


Help Lapham Peak Obtain a New Snowcat

January 20, 2020

January 2020: Local newspapers, including the Freeman and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have recently run nice articles about our Snowmaking efforts and the urgent need for a new snowcat.  Here’s a Video that the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel created (their article ran on Sunday December 29, 2019 in the Travel section, section E pages 7E – […]

New Year’s Day 2020 Family Ski Day

January 3, 2020

New Year’s Day 2020 Family Ski Day:

Prinoth Husky snowcat on loan to Friends

December 23, 2019

Prinoth Husky snowcat on loan to Friends: On December 23rd, a demonstration Husky from Prinoth arrived for about 10 days so we could test one out on the snow whales and see how well it grooms. It was great!! Please see our fund-raising campaign below (85 Days of Snow) to help us get to a […]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice at Lapham Peak 2019

June 23, 2019

Summer Solstice at Lapham Peak On June 23, over 150 of us enjoyed a wonderful evening with perfect weather, excellent food and fellowship, and great music provided by Tom Klein-AKA the Bike Doctor and The Front, sponsored by the Friends of Lapham Peak

2018: Construction to provide more trails with man-made snow

October 30, 2018

2018: Construction to provide more trails with man-made snow    The Wisconsin DNR accepted a donation from the Friends of Lapham Peak of $116,000 worth of infrastructure and snow-guns . Read more about it in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

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