Home to at least one ski jump, Mt. Grampian had 3 rope tows. One reference mentions a double chairlift and several surface lifts. One comment posted below mentions a book reference to its being constructed in 1957. If you have any information about skiing at this area, please submit it. See the “About MILSAP” page for directions.
In 1959, Sports Illustrated noted: A $15,000 1000′ Pomalift with a 100′ rise was installed. On Dec. 24, 1959, The Luddington Daily News ski report listed Mt. Grampian with 2″ new snow over a 4″ base and fair to good skiing. On Feb. 10, 1961, the same paper listed the area as having 2 to 3″ fresh powder on top of a 8 to 15″ base for good skiing.
Skilifts.org reports that in 1971, Mt. Grampian installed a 685′ Sneller double chair with a 110′ rise.
Alan O’Connor submitted the following picture of a patch he purchased on ebay and a satellite map pic of the area today.
George Black forwarded the following lift ticket, brochure and direct mail flyer by US mail so I could scan them for you. He says they are from the reopening of the area in 1987.
Mike Kurschat forwarded the following pictures of Grampian via email. He says they were taken in 1991, after the area had been closed for a few years.