WINTERGREEN RESORT'S 2012 WOMEN'S SKI CLINICS
Va. (Dec. 22, 2011) –Wintergreen
Resort will be hosting “Ski & Ride Clinics” for women taught by the
resort’s female instructors who will blend personalized instruction with just
enough challenge to bolster the abilities of all participants.
Women’s Ski & Ride Clinics are offered in 2012 on Fridays from mid-January
(20 and 27) through mid-February (10 and 17). Geared for women who want
to improve their skiing and riding skills, the clinics are taught by
Wintergreen’s PSIA/AASI female instructors. Women can enroll for a single
session or for the four-part series. The clinics are from 9 a.m. until
2:30 p.m. with lunch and instruction included. A one-day clinic costs
$109; the four clinic series is $400. Lift ticket and rental equipment
are not included.
Weekend takes place February 4-5, 2012 when Wintergreen Resort and Alison
Gannett team up to offer “KEEN Rippin Chix” ski camp for all levels of
women’s snow sports enthusiasts. The program includes two full days of
instruction and video analysis that features Gannett’s famous steep skills
toolbox instruction. Huge prizes are awarded as part of Gannett’s
sustainability trivia contest during Saturday’s post-event happy hour.
Brush up on the green and sustainability initiatives supported by Gannett and
her sponsors, including KEEN, Patagonia, NEMO, Elemental Herbs and Osprey.
will focus on all levels of skiing, in a non-traditional teaching format, with
several group levels covering the gamut from green runs to mastering the
steeps. The Camp price is $350 and space is limited. Register online at
For lodging and lift ticket packages, go to www.wintergreenresort.com/Winter-packages.
information visit www.wintergreenresort.com
and click on “Women’s Programs.” To book the clinics, call 434/325-8065;
to book overnight lodging, call 434/325-2200.
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Wintergreen Resort: Wintergreen Resort is an 11,000-acre, four-season
resort located in the Blue Ridge Mountains southwest of Charlottesville. This
beautiful hideaway is the ultimate vacation and conference spot, nearly 300
condominium-style accommodations; 45 holes of championship golf; snow skiing,
snowboarding and snow tubing; an award-winning tennis program; a full-service,
destination spa; 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space; and savory
dining options. The resort is located adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway in
beautiful central Virginia near Charlottesville, just 90 minutes from Richmond,
Va., three hours from Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, N.C., five and a half hours
from Philadelphia, and eight hours from Atlanta. For more information, guests
can call (434) 325-2200 or visit the resort’s web site at www.wintergreenresort.com.
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