Hike and See(k)

The WoodWind Park team is excited to welcome guests out to play at The Park for a free soft opening event that will include hiking, scavenger hunts, Play it Forward challenges, wood fire pizza, s’mores, bonfires, and chalet tours for donors at the BIRCH, COTTONWOOD, and GIANT SEQUOIA levels. When: Saturday, Nov. 7th from 10:00 […]

Adding Dimension to The Park Chalet

The entryway to the WoodWind Park Chalet is the first “new” construction to be done in over thirty years. The original flat-roofed warming house (to the left of the doors as you look at it from the hill) was erected in the early 1950s. Ray and Marie Fritz coordinated the expansion of the building in […]

Rooted in Deepwood History

Skiing became available to enthusiasts on hills outside of Wheeler, Wisconsin beginning the winter of 1951. Earl and Lila Hammer of Colfax officially started the small-hill ski business in 1952.  Both big and small ski hills had been popping up in snowy climates around the country in response to the post-World-War-II craze for downhill skiing. […]