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2022 Lapham Loppet Results

By John Hillmer / January 16, 2022 / Comments Off on 2022 Lapham Loppet Results

Thanks to everyone who skied the 2022 Lapham Loppet! The money raised has been donated to our snowmaking expenses and projects.  Your help to continue the snowmaking project is greatly appreciated! Results from the 2022 Loppet are here: 2022 LAPHAM LOPPET RACE (by time) 2022 LAPHAM LOPPET RACE (by class […]

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2020 CandleHike

Candlelight Hike & Ski at Lapham Peak, Jan 29th

By John Hillmer / January 4, 2022 / Comments Off on Candlelight Hike & Ski at Lapham Peak, Jan 29th

January 29th at Lapham Peak, come and enjoy our Candlelight Hike and Ski, but be sure to obtain a free parking voucher ahead of time first, sooner than later!  We have a limited supply and must limit attendance this year due to conditions. Get the details and FAQ here!  

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2022 Events Added for January!

By John Hillmer / December 28, 2021 / Comments Off on 2022 Events Added for January!

A number of events are planned for the new year at Lapham Peak, including our annual First Day Hike on January 1st, our Wednesday Night Ski Series for Adults and Juniors (K-12th grade), the Lapham Loppet Ski Race, and our very popular Candle Light Hike & Ski at the end […]

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FrightHike postponed until Fall 2022

By John Hillmer / September 28, 2021 / Comments Off on FrightHike postponed until Fall 2022

The Friends of Lapham Peak have postponed the 23rd Annual Fright Hike until the Fall of 2022!   Due to COVID-19 issues, we were not able to produce Fright Hike in 2020 or 2021, but we are getting things ready for the fall of 2022!   See you then!! In the meantime, checkout […]

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Registration is Open for Oct 2, 2021 Colorama!

By John Hillmer / July 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Registration is Open for Oct 2, 2021 Colorama!

Saturday, October 2, 2021 32nd ANNUAL LAPHAM PEAK COLORAMA RUN/WALK                    EXPERIENCE a beautiful fall run at Lapham Peak State Forest. Run on wide, well-groomed, ski/hiking trails. The 5K course will tour the middle level of the park. The 10K course follows the […]

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Lapham Peak is a Virtual Birkie site

By John Hillmer / February 17, 2021 / Comments Off on Lapham Peak is a Virtual Birkie site

2021 VIRTUAL BIRKEBEINER SKI RACE The Wisconsin State Park System is excited to partner with the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation for the 2021 Birkebeiner (Birkie) Ski Race. This year, the Birkie will be held virtually. Join in the fun by completing the race anywhere between Feb. 20 to 28. Learn more about […]

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2021 Virtual Lapham Loppet (1/23 – 2/13)

By John Hillmer / February 14, 2021 / Comments Off on 2021 Virtual Lapham Loppet (1/23 – 2/13)

Thanks to everyone who skied the Virtual Lapham Loppet as we could not have the race as usual due to covid-19.  The money raised has been donated to snowmaking. Your help to continue the snowmaking project is greatly appreciated!

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January 1, First Day Hike/Ski

By John Hillmer / December 17, 2020 / Comments Off on January 1, First Day Hike/Ski

First Day Hike Join us at Lapham Peak on January 1st, 6am-9pm – for the First Day Hike.   Each year thousands of people across the nation kick off the new year by hiking at state parks, forests or trails on New Year’s Day. These hikes provide a way for individuals […]

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April 22 Earthday (50th Anniversary!) 

By admin / April 7, 2020 / Comments Off on April 22 Earthday (50th Anniversary!) 

April 22, Earthday (50th Anniversary!)  (Taken from WI DNR announcement) April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, founded by former Wisconsin Governor Gaylord Nelson. “Our goal is not just an environment of clean air and water and scenic beauty. The objective is an environment of decency, quality and mutual […]

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2020 CandleHike

Candlelight Ski/Hike

By admin / January 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Candlelight Ski/Hike

January 25th – Candlelight Ski/Hike, a Perfect Night! The temperature was perfect, the snow was beautiful, the traffic was well spaced apart so lines were not overly long.  People hiked, some skied, and some snow showed the mile or so candle lit path.

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