WINTERGREEN’S AWARD-WINNING SKI PATROL RECRUITING
Adults and Youth
Va. (January 19, 2012) — The home of the “2011 Outstanding Ski
Patrol in the Nation,” Wintergreen
Resort, is recruiting volunteers for its award-winning Ski Patrol
February11 and 25, interested skiers will have the opportunity to ski with a
Wintergreen Ski Patroller and experience firsthand exactly what a patroller
does both on and off the slopes. Minimum age to join the ski patrol is
15. The Wintergreen Ski Patrol dedicates itself to ensuring the safety of
the public using the mountain and serving the outdoor recreation industry by
providing education, emergency care and safety services.
Youth Patrol also is looking for interested skiers to join its mountain team
and welcomes youth from 11-15 years of age to become part of the Youth Patrol.
Members receive basic first aid skills and CPR, ski the slopes for two hours on
Wintergreen Resort is recognizing Learn a Snow Sport Month and Ski and
Snowboard Safety Week.
additional information about the Ski Patrol and Youth Patrol, visit www.wintergreenskipatrol.org
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About Wintergreen Resort: Wintergreen
Resort is an 11,000-acre, four-season resort located in the Blue Ridge
Mountains southwest of Charlottesville, Va. 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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