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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Tennis Time!

Spring's great power of rebirth extends to many things, even Tennis. With warmer weather comes the reopening of our outdoor tennis courts - and ours will be open soon! We can help you get ready now since we have indoor courts and plenty of great instruction options. In addition to Daily Clinics, Build Your Own Midweek Academy, and kids programs, we offer our phenomenal Stroke & Strategy Academy. For registration or more information on any of our programs, please call 434-325-8235.

Spring/Summer Weekend Stroke & Strategy Academy

This comprehensive program emphasizes simplicity, strategy, court positioning, footwork, and mental toughness with a low student to teacher ratio. All levels will benefit from this program which includes: video analysis if requested, snacks, academy souvenir, merchandise discount, unlimited outdoor court time, and unlimited use of the ball machine. You can bring your own group and customize the academy to your needs! Great for USTA teams.

  • $330 per person (weekends, 9 hours group instruction, 1/2 hour private lesson per person, unlimited use of the ball machine, complimentary use of outdoor courts) 

For registration or more information, please call 434-325-8235.

Session Times

  • Fridays 2-5 pm; Saturdays 10 am-12 pm, 2-4 pm; Sunday 10 am-12 pm

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Spring Into Golf!

Spring is the perfect time to dust off the clubs and apply some Wintergreen Golf Academy swing oil!

Choose from the following academy instructional programs to best suit your needs for 2018:

  • Two Day Golf Academy (Our Most Popular)
    Eight hours of complete full swing and short game instruction by a Wintergreen Golf Academy PGA Professional, lunch with instructor at Stoney Creek Bar & Grill, on-course instruction, and afternoons open for practice or play. ($599)
  • Private and Nine
    Sometimes a private lesson is just what you need to jump start your game. Our Private & Nine combines a 60 minute lesson and a round of golf afterwards. Whether you're a beginner or a low-handicapper, Wintergreen's PGA Professionals will target the area you would like to improve and help you reach your goal. (From $119)
  • Daily Clinics
    A great way to tune up for the season and even better for beginners! The clinic will cover fundamentals from full swing to short game. Clinics will be 30-60 minutes depending on the number of participants. Offered daily at 11 am at Stoney Creek, and daily at 2 pm at Devils Knob (available to members and resort guests only). ($30) 

For additional information or questions concerning instruction at the Wintergreen Golf Academy, please call Geoff Redgrave, Academy Director at (434) 325-8255.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Devils Knob Opens April 14!

Some may look for their favorite spring flower or bush to bloom, but some of us look for other signs that spring has arrived. At the top of the mountain, when we see the fairways grow green and the golf maintenance team hard at work, we know spring is really here! Saturday, April 14, marks the first day that Devils Knob, Virginia's highest course, opens for another season of fantastic mountain golf! Book your tee times now by calling 434-325-8250.

Up To Par

Wallace and his golf maintenance team have been busy readying the course with greens verticutting and tree and debris clean up, and the course is looking great (check out the pictures below). But Wallace isn't the only one who has been preparing - PGA Head Professional Matt Burch has also been working hard to get another great season underway.

Matt's been making sure the Pro Shop is full of new merchandise for you to enjoy, as well as carving out time in his schedule for lessons. Spring is a great time to brush up your golf game and set yourself up for an enjoyable season. We offer a number of instruction options, from Daily Clinics to Daily Clinics to Private Lessons, to 3-Day School Academies. Daily Clinics are offered at Devils Knob at 2 pm for $30. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling (434) 325-8255.

Devils Grill Snack Shop

The  Devils Grill Snack Shop will also open on April 14. This year we are offering an expanded and upgraded Snack Shop Menu with Nathan’s Signature Dogs-Fully Loaded!, and great new breakfast options, wraps, sandwiches and more, made fresh daily! 

Please note, access to Devils Knob Golf Course is limited to Resort Guests, Members and their Guests, and parties of eight or more.


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, April 13, 2018

Monday, April 09, 2018

Wintergreen Wedding Showcase

Wedding season is almost upon us, and no matter what kind of style you are envisioning, the most important day of your life calls for a picture-perfect setting with precise planning.

The past weekend, we hosted a Wintergreen Wedding Showcase for our 2018 and 2019 brides and grooms to help them plan their big day. Our specialty is careful and thoughtful planning, and making the process easy and enjoyable for our amazing couples. We think the most relaxing way to plan a wedding is by spending time at the resort, enjoying everything we have to offer!

On Saturday, 26 couples arrived on the mountain and were treated to a Welcome Party. The entrance to Devils Grill sparkled with a dusting of surprise snow, while inside we kept warm with a variety of hors d'oeuvres, a slider station and beverage samplings. We even had fire pits and a s'mores station on the patio. Rhianon Ham, Wedding Coordinator, Michael Hammes, Director of Food and Beverage, and Robert Turner, Director of Banquets were all there, eager to get to know all the couples and give advice about their upcoming wedding weekends. But Saturday was just the warm up!

On Sunday, The Commonwealth Ballroom was transformed into a massive tasting event with different stations and displays for our guests to sample. They were able to dream up their perfect wedding menu as they made their way around the ballroom. Additionally, we had a variety of preferred local vendors on site to answer any and all questions that they had about their wedding weekend. The ballroom was dressed with custom lighting, beautiful florals, delicious cake and music playing and a variety of other vendors scattered throughout the ballroom and the ballroom lobby.  It was such a pleasure to spend time with our brides and grooms, and show them how wonderful we can make their special days.

If you're planning a special day and wish you could enjoy this kind of treatment, give Rhianon a call today! She can be reached at 434-325-8139, rham@wintergreenresort.com, or by filling out a request for proposal. Some dates remain for 2018 if you're on a shorter schedule, but we're also booking for 2019 and 2020 if you like to think farther ahead!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Friday, April 06, 2018

Time Is Running Out - Mission: Affordable Presale!

We're on a mission to make skiing and snowboarding affordable for longtime enthusiasts and brand new beginners alike, so we're offering the Mission: Affordable Season Pass for just $259, for a limited time only. Hurry, quantities are limited, and the price goes up soon!

Buy Now!

Why You'll Love The Mission

  • We Have SNOWPOWER
  • Awesome Terrain
  • Easy-To-Get-To Location
  • Access To Our Sister Resorts

Mission: Affordable Season Pass
Just $259, Limited Time Only

We've updated our Season Pass program to give you more of what you want at an affordable price. More time on the snow and more pass benefits, at a special preseason price from March 31- April 16 only.

Here's the deal. Your pass is valid:

  • Monday-Friday, non-holiday, all hours 
  • Saturdays and holiday periods beginning at 4 pm
  • Non-Holiday Sundays, all hours 
  • Holiday Mondays (Martin Luther King, Presidents Day), all hours
  • See Full Calendar

Lift Hours of Operation:
  • Sunday, Monday: 9 am-4 pm
  • Tuesday-Thursday: 9 am-8 pm
  • Friday, Saturday: 9 am-9 pm
Holiday Dates:
  • Dec. 25, 2018-Jan. 1, 2019
  • Jan. 19-21, 2019
  • Feb. 16-18, 2019

Mission: Affordable Season Pass may not be sold, transferred, or refunded for any reason. May not be combined with any other season pass offers. 

Mission: Affordable Family Season Pass
Just $899, Limited Time Only

Families can also accept this mission! The Mission: Affordable Family Season Pass is valid the same times as the individual pass, and is valid for four members of immediate family (including spouse, dependent children under 18). Additional family members, add $225.

Buy Now!

Additional Benefits

  • 10% off food & beverage purchases (non-alcohol) at Checkerberry, Pryor’s, Lookout and Market (Deli only)
  • 25% discount to bring a friend skiing/riding on select days
  • 10% discount on Tubing, Sunday–Friday, non holiday
  • 50% off lake access during the summer (discount not valid for purchase on lake multi visit/ season pass)
  • Stoney Creek golf benefits, $30 Monday-Thursday
  • Summer chairlift ride benefits
  • Benefits apply to pass holder only

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, April 06, 2018

Monday, April 02, 2018

Mission: Affordable Has Started!

Mission: Affordable Season Pass - special preseason sale has started!

There's a new season pass in town, and its name is Mission: Affordable. We're on a mission to make skiing and snowboarding affordable for longtime enthusiasts and brand new beginners alike. So we're throwing out the rule book and offering the Mission: Affordable Season Pass for just $259, for a limited time only.

You Can Accept The Mission Today

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to become a Mission: Affordable Season Pass Holder and enjoy tons of time on the slopes next winter. Pass sales started March 31, and prices increase April 17. Quantities are limited, so buy early and tell a friend about the mission. Friends don't let friends miss out on a deal like this!

Mission: Affordable Season Pass
Just $259, Limited Time Only

We've updated our Season Pass program to give you more of what you want at an affordable price. More time on the snow and more pass benefits, at a special preseason price from March 31- April 16.

Here's the deal. Your pass is valid:

  • Monday-Friday, non-holiday, all hours  
  • Saturdays and holiday periods beginning at 4 pm
  • Non-Holiday Sundays, all hours 
  • Holiday Mondays (Martin Luther King, Presidents Day), all hours

Lift Hours of Operation: 

  • Sunday, Monday: 9 am-4 pm 
  • Tuesday-Thursday: 9 am-8 pm 
  • Friday, Saturday: 9 am-9 pm

Holiday Dates: 

  • Dec. 25, 2018-Jan. 1, 2019
  • Jan. 19-21, 2019
  • Feb. 16-18, 2019

Mission: Affordable Season Pass may not be sold, transferred, or refunded for any reason. May not be combined with any other season pass offers. 

Mission: Affordable Family Season Pass
Just $899, Limited Time Only

Families can also accept this mission! The Mission: Affordable Family Season Pass is valid the same times as the individual pass, and is good for four members of immediate family (including spouse, dependent children under 18). Additional family members, add $225.

This Deal Won't Last Long

This deal will be gone before you know it. Starting April 17, prices increase. The Mission Affordable Season Pass will increase to $329 (Adult) and $269 (Junior, age 6-12), and $999 for families. The price will increase again in the fall, so buy now at the lowest price!
 
More Skiing & Riding at Pacific Group Resorts
When you purchase your Mission: Affordable Season Pass to Wintergreen Resort, you are also gaining access to three other great ski resorts in North America! You can ski or ride for FREE for 6 days each (valid same dates as your Season Pass) at Mt. Washington Alpine Resort on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, Ragged Mountain Resort in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and Wisp Resort in the Appalachian Mountains of Western Maryland. 

Additional Benefits

  •  10% off food & beverage purchases (non-alcohol) at Checkerberry, Pryor’s, Lookout and Market (Deli only)
  • 25% discount to bring a friend skiing/riding on select days
  • 10% discount on Tubing, Sunday–Friday, non holiday
  • 50% off lake access during the summer (discount not valid for purchase on lake multi visit/ season pass)
  • Stoney Creek golf benefits
  • Summer chairlift ride benefits

Ready To Accept the Mission?

As always, if you or any of your friends should be caught using their Mission: Affordable Season Pass and having a really amazing time on the slopes, we at Wintergreen reserve the right to high-five you. This email will probably not self destruct in five seconds, but this special preseason pricing will end April 16. Quantities are limited, so don't wait!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, April 02, 2018

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Easter Weekend Activities With Great Weather!

Our Easter Celebration Weekend starts now! The weather forecast looks warm and sunny - it'll be the perfect weekend for you and your family to enjoy discovering the first signs of spring. 

Easter Eggstravaganza, Saturday, March 31, 1-4 pm

Easter crafts and fun for the whole family! There will be egg decorating, Easter cookie decorating and five crafts: tootsie pop bunny, Easter bonnet or top hat, terra cotta bunny, clothespin bunnies or chicks, peeps house. Come out with your families and enjoy this afternoon of egg-citing fun! Cost: $29 per person includes egg decorating, cookie decorating and all five crafts. Reservations required, call 434-325-8179.

Eggcellent Easter Dining

Celebrate the best of spring! You'll have a hard time choosing between the delectable fare at both The Copper Mine Bistro and Stoney Creek Bar & Grill!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Saturday, March 31, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Easter Eggstravaganza!

Our Easter Celebration is a weekend filled with traditional Easter fun - plus a few not-so-traditional activities. From the Easter Bonnet Parade and Egg Hunt, to decorating cookies and eggs, to roasting Peeps and creating a Peeps diorama, it's the perfect weekend for you and your family to enjoy discovering the first signs of spring.  

Egg-cellent Easter Dining

Celebrate the best of spring! You'll have a hard time choosing between the delectable fare at both The Copper Mine Bistro and Stoney Creek Bar & Grill!

Peeps Diorama Contest

One of our newest Easter traditions has turned into a big favorite! Get your creative juices flowing and prepare for the Fourth Annual Peeps Diorama Contest! Use Peeps -- those colorful marshmallow chicks and bunnies -- to create a scene of your choosing and bring your finished diorama to Discovery Ridge on Friday, March 30, then vote for your favorite on March 31. Prizes will be awarded on Easter Sunday, April 1. 

Easter Eggstravaganza, Saturday, March 31, 1-4 pm

Easter crafts and fun for the whole family! There will be egg decorating, Easter cookie decorating and five crafts: tootsie pop bunny, Easter bonnet or top hat, terra cotta bunny, clothespin bunnies or chicks, peeps house. See pictures of the crafts below! Come out with your families and enjoy this afternoon of egg-citing fun! Cost: $29 per person includes egg decorating, cookie decorating and all five crafts. Reservations required, call 434-325-8179.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Spring Golf Update!

It's time to shake off the last chill of winter and dive back into spring golf! Stoney Creek is in great shape and we've got lots of events planned to make your spring even better.

Icebreaker BOGO Going On Now

Purchase an 18 hole round of golf at Stoney Creek and receive a voucher for a FREE second round of equal or lesser value. Valid March 12-April 29, 2018. Limit one per customer. BOGO for equal or lesser value of paid round. Not transferable and a photo ID required. Not valid on same day. Offers cannot be combined. Free round must be used by April 29, 2018. Get your Icebreaker Coupon here

Demo Day with Callaway 
March 24

In the market for new clubs this season?  Come out and try out the latest and greatest this weekend! Callaway Demo Day at Stoney Creek, 10 am-2 pm, March 24.

Play With The Pros, Masters Edition
April 6

We'll kick off the Play With the Pros season with a Masters Edition, Par 3 Competition on Monocan. The game is comprised of players competing against their own individual quota. Entry Fee is $10 per player, Members will pay NO golf fee, guests will pay a $20 golf fee. Enjoy a beverage after the event while we tally scores and divvy funds for quota payouts!

See more info

RSVP here

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Saturday, March 24, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Thanks For a Great Winter! Slopes Will Remain Closed.

The mountain saw some snow overnight, but it is not enough for us to reopen the slopes. Thanks to everyone who came out this winter. We had a ton of fun skiing, riding and tubing. Mother Nature sure threw us some curveballs, but that didn’t stop this from being a great year, full of happy memories of time spent on the snow with family and friends (both old and new!). In the end, love and fun conquers all!

Come see us in the spring, summer and fall for more fun and mountain memories! We’ve got Easter coming up, Devils Knob, Virginia’s Highest Golf Course will open, and before we know it, summer will be here! Blues, Brews & BBQ on Memorial Day Weekend, July 4th Jubilee with FIREWORKS, Nike Tennis and Golf Camps, fun at Lake Monocan, thrills at Discovery Ridge, and so much more.

See you on the mountain soon!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

Thanks For a Great Winter!! We are Closed for the Season

Our 2017-18 Ski Season has come to an end!  We would like to give a BIG THANKS to all the skiers, snowboarders, snow tubers, members, and staff who helped make this another great season. Thank you to everyone who came out this weekend for our Anything's Possible festivities! 

We hope everyone enjoyed their winter time at the resort and we encourage you to make plans to visit during Spring, Summer, and Fall!  Easter festivities are coming up, followed by Blues, Brews, and BBQ (with Cliffhanger Mountain Bike Challenge) over Memorial Day Weekend, our annual Fourth of July Jubilee WITH FIREWORKS, and much more. 

Start planning now, because when the summer heats up it’s still cool at Wintergreen.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, March 19, 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Top o' the mornin' to ya! It's a great day to ski and ride with amazing conditions and lots of fun events including the Anything's Possible Party (see below)! 

This could be your last chance to ski and ride this season. Slopes are open 9 am-5 pm today, and 9 am-3 pm on Sunday.

In the true spirit of this winter, Anything's Possible. We are seeing forecasts for a significant snowfall next Tuesday-Wednesday. If the storm materializes like they are predicting, we plan to reopen after the storm. Weather forecasts can change, but we’ve learned to be prepared, and with this winter anything is possible! So, stay tuned, check The Blog and Facebook, and we'll keep you informed as we learn more. Think COLD and do your snow dances, and come out this weekend, because it could be your last chance to slide!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Saturday, March 17, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Final Ski & Ride Weekend!

This is it, folks! This weekend is your last chance to ski and ride this season, and we're going out with a bang. Not only did we get over six inches of snow this week, but we have parties planned, St. Patrick's Day fun, and even a green slope for good luck!

Slopes are open 9 am-5 pm Friday-Saturday, and 9 am-3 pm on Sunday. Conditions are AMAZING, and with the cool temperatures at night they should stay in great shape until we say goodbye to the 2017-18 season!

Take advantage of our Winter Escape Package - your lift ticket will begin at 9 am day of arrival, through your day of departure (no night skiing). Rates start at $92/person and includes your lodging AND light tickets. This is a special end of season deal that you don't want to miss!

Book Online or Call 866-470-8608

Anything's Possible Weekend Events

It’s been a wild winter and the only thing we know for sure is that ANYTHING’S POSSIBLE!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, March 16, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Bluebird Day!

It's a beautiful bluebird day on the mountain! We got about 6.5" yesterday of natural snow, so it's time to come up and get some POWDER! We're open 9 am-3 pm Monday-Thursday, and then 9 am-5 pm Friday-Saturday, 9 am-3 pm Sunday. It's a great week to come up and enjoy this late season gift of natural snow!

We'll be enjoying this snow all week and then we have a big weekend coming up - Anything's Possible Weekend! It's also St. Patrick’s Day, so we'll be celebrating our good luck to be skiing and riding through March 18. The highlight of the weekend will be the Anything’s Possible Party on Saturday. We’ve even heard rumors that a leprechaun will turn one of our slopes green for St. Patrick’s Day! 

Take advantage of our Winter Escape Package - your lift ticket will begin at 9 am day of arrival, through your day of departure (no night skiing). Rates start at $92/person and includes your lodging AND lift tickets. This is a special end of season deal that you don't want to miss!


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Snowday!

Snow started falling early this morning around 4:15 am, and within a few hours we had at least 2 inches. The snow is still falling and the forecast says we could see as much as 5-6 inches. The mountain is all dressed up in white, folks! It's time to ski some POWDER!

At Wintergreen, every day is a snowday – especially today! If your school or work is off today, or you just want to make it a snow day, come play in our snow and make the most of it!

We're looking forward to several days of beautiful weather after today, with bluebird skies. It's a great week to come up and see us, whether you can squeeze in a midweek escape or a weekend getaway.

Take advantage of our Winter Escape Package - your lift ticket will begin at 9 am day of arrival, through your day of departure (no night skiing). Rates start at $92/person and includes your lodging AND light tickets. This is a special end of season deal that you don't want to miss!

Slopes will continue to operate daily with the following schedule/rates:

Mondays-Thursdays:  9 am-3 pm 
6-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $39 
4-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $29 

Fridays-Sundays: 9 am-5 pm
8-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $59
4-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $49
8-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $49
4-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $39

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, March 12, 2018

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Skiing & Riding Through March 18

It’s been a wild winter and the only thing we know for sure is that ANYTHING’S POSSIBLE! Case in point: we're staying open daily for skiing and riding through March 18.

Next weekend, March 16-18 will be Anything's Possible Weekend. It's also St. Patrick’s Day, so we'll be celebrating our good luck to be skiing and riding through March 18. The highlight of the weekend will be the Anything’s Possible Party on Saturday. We’ve even heard rumors that a leprechaun will turn one of our slopes green for St. Patrick’s Day! 

Plus, if you book a Winter Escape, your lift ticket will begin at 9 am day of arrival, through your day of departure (no night skiing). Rates start at $92/person and includes your lodging AND lift tickets. This is a special end of season deal that you don't want to miss!

Snow in the Forecast

The combination of cold temps, snowfarming, and limited snowmaking continue to improve our conditions on a daily basis. It just keeps getting better, and we are loving it! Natural snow is in the forecast, and it's currently saying that we could get 3-6" overnight and into tomorrow. THINK COLD, do your snow dances, and come up today so that you'll be the first to get fresh powder!

weather channel forecast

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Sunday, March 11, 2018

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Marvelous March

March is off to a marvelous start, and things just keep getting better. Today, we are skiing and riding 9 am-3 pm with beautiful bluebird skies!

Snowfarming & Limited Snowmaking

Cold temps have allowed us to extend the season, and we will keep working to continue the season as long as possible. Thanks to talented and hardworking snowfarmers, we regained Upper Wild Turkey last weekend, and continue to keep it open. The slope surface is improving daily and people of all ages are having lots of fun. We've got limited snowmaking (fan guns only) running round the clock through Sunday afternoon. Mother Nature has been cooperating with cold temps, and she may even bring us the gift of some snow on Sunday. Forecasts are constantly changing about snow predictions, so THINK COLD and do your snow dances!

Slopes will continue to operate daily with the following schedule/rates:

Mondays-Thursdays:  9 am-3 pm 
6-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $39 
4-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $29 

Fridays-Sundays: 9 am-5 pm
8-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $59
4-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $49
8-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $49
4-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $39

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Thursday, March 08, 2018

Monday, March 05, 2018

March is Crazy!

Two weeks ago, who would have thought we’d still be open AND making snow. Some people thought we were CRAZY, but we never gave up, and now we’re having crazy fun!

So many people came out all last week and we saw lots of smiles and laughter. That's what keeps us going, and why we fight - to share that fun with all of you! We will continue to fight and extend the season as long as possible.

Snowfarming

We’re holding onto our core slopes which are in good shape and getting better. Every day that we get deeper into March, the better conditions get. We've been running limited snowmaking since Friday, which has greatly enhanced the surface. And our Snowfarmers are proving themselves to be real heroes again. With their expertise and the use of a new winch cat, they were able to reopen Upper Wild Turkey. Talk about crazy!

What’s up for this week? Temps are cold and we’re open 9 am-3 pm Monday-Thursday and 9 am-5 pm next Friday-Sunday. Stay tuned for what happens after March 11. We have a good chance to make it longer!


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, March 05, 2018

Sunday, March 04, 2018

Open Daily for Skiing & Riding!

It's another beautiful morning, and we've got great news: we will continue to operate daily for skiing and riding! Come see us today for a Sunday Funday, or next week!

Please note delayed opening on Highlands today for SARA Races. We are honored to host the SARA U14 Championships on both Saturday and Sunday. As a result, The Highlands will have a delayed opening of noon on both days. Spectators are welcome - come and cheer the racers! Spectators can gain access on foot near the Highlands entrance and Checkerberry Cabin, or by walking up Cross Cut trail. The course can also be viewed from the overlook off Highlands Leisure Trail.

Slopes will continue to operate daily with the following schedule/rates:

  • Mondays-Thursdays:  9 am-3 pm 
    6-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $39 
    4-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $29 
  • Fridays-Sundays: 9 am-5 pm
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $59
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $49
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $49
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $39

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Sunday, March 04, 2018

Saturday, March 03, 2018

Fun Weekend & SARA Races

It's a beautiful morning, and we've got lots of fun in store for the weekend! Winds are starting to die down, and we are running limited snowmaking. Upper Wild Turkey even reopened today! Please note delayed opening on Highlands today and tomorrow for SARA Races. Details below.

We're open for skiing and riding today, 9 am-5 pm with a really fun weekend coming up! Smile - we are!

SARA Races Saturday and Sunday Morning

We are honored to host the SARA U14 Championships on both Saturday and Sunday. As a result, The Highlands will have a delayed opening of noon on both days. Spectators are welcome - come and cheer the racers! Spectators can gain access on foot near the Highlands entrance and Checkerberry Cabin, or by walking up Cross Cut trail. The course can also be viewed from the overlook off Highlands Leisure Trail.

Weekend Activities

Be Bold Saturday
Saturday, March 3, 12-9 pm 

Toast to the 2018 Season with a BOLD day of events, including an afternoon DJ led party on the Blue Ridge Terrace from 12-3 pm featuring multiple styles of Bold Rock Hard Cider on tap followed by a Steal The Pint Night at The Edge - complimentary branded pint glass with each Bold Rock purchase from 6-9 pm!

Mardi Gras with Wintergreen Adaptive Sports
March 3

Join us for the annual Mardi Gras celebration, presented by Wintergreen Adaptive Sports, featuring the Syncro skiing event, costume parade and much more.

See Sap Run
Saturday, March 3, 1-3 pm

Take a hike to our sugarbushes and see the old-fashioned and new-fangled ways of collecting maple sap with The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Saturday, March 03, 2018

Friday, March 02, 2018

Cold Temps Return, Bring Wind!

March is definitely coming in like a lion this year! The temps have fallen, which is great news. But we are also keeping an eye on some gusty winds in the area - high winds could cause lift delays.

We're open for skiing and riding today, 9 am-5 pm with a really fun weekend coming up! Smile - we are!

The Importance of Fun

Did you know that recreational deprivation has been linked to depression, health problems, and declining creativity? Don't deprive yourself - come to Wintergreen this weekend for some fun!

  • Chef Demo & Tasting
    Friday, March 2, 4-5:30 pm

    Start your weekend with a sweet treat and spectacular presentation - Flaming Bananas Foster over Crêpes in The Terrace Cafe.
  • Be Bold Saturday
    Saturday, March 3, 12-9 pm 

    Toast to the 2018 Season with a BOLD day of events, including an afternoon DJ led party on the Blue Ridge Terrace from 12-3 pm featuring multiple styles of Bold Rock Hard Cider on tap followed by a Steal The Pint Night at The Edge - complimentary branded pint glass with each Bold Rock purchase from 6-9 pm!
  • Mardi Gras with Wintergreen Adaptive Sports
    March 3

    Join us for the annual Mardi Gras celebration, presented by Wintergreen Adaptive Sports, featuring the Syncro skiing event, costume parade and much more.
  • See Sap Run
    Saturday, March 3, 1-3 pm

    Take a hike to our sugarbushes and see the old-fashioned and new-fangled ways of collecting maple sap with The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen.
  • See all activities

Limited Snowmaking

With the return of cold temps, we'll be able to do some limited snowmaking to freshen the trails we have open. The plan is to maintain our current slopes and enhance the experience. Conditions are spring-like and variable, but we're still having so much fun!

Slopes will continue to operate daily with the following schedule/rates:

  • Fridays-Sundays: 9 am-5 pm
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $59
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $49
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $49
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $39

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, March 02, 2018

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Cold Temps Return Tomorrow!

Welcome March! February was full of battles with Mother Nature, but we didn't give up. We kept fighting, and now the cold temps are coming back. March never looked so good!

We're open for skiing and riding today, 9 am-3 pm, AND snowmaking temps return tomorrow, maybe as early as tomorrow morning!

Our Snowmaking Team is ready and waiting. The plan is to maintain our current slopes and enhance the experience. Nighttime temps look good for snowmaking for the foreseeable future.

New Snowfarming Tool

Plus the snowfarming tool has arrived and is being put to good use! We've gotten a Prinoth Winch Cat as a demo machine. One of the challenges of snowfarming is that every day, skiers and riders push snow down the mountain. A winch cat is a really efficient way to pull large amounts of snow back up the mountain. We can get to pockets of snow that have been pushed down the slope and pull the snow back up into more usable areas. The Prinoth Winch Cat has a pulling force of 4.5 tons!

We've already used the winch cat to widen Upper Eagles Swoop, Upper Cliffhanger, and to pull some snow from Lower Dobie up to Upper Dobie.

Slopes will continue to operate daily with the following schedule/rates:

  • Mondays-Thursdays:  9 am-3 pm 
    6-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $39 
    4-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $29 
  • Fridays-Sundays: 9 am-5 pm
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $59
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $49
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $49
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $39

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Thursday, March 01, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Open For Skiing & Riding This Week!

Wild weather continues! Yesterday, the mountain saw periods of flurries, sleet and sunshine alternating throughout the day. We know that is a good sign - winter is not over yet.

Colder weather and snowmaking returns Friday night! Friday through Tuesday nights all look good for snowmaking. The plan is to maintain our current slopes and enhance the experience. So keep doing your snow dances and THINK COLD!

Slopes will continue to operate daily with the following schedule/rates:

  • Monday-Thursday:  9 am-3 pm 
    6-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $39 
    4-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $29 
  • Friday-Sunday: 9 am-5 pm
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $59
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $49
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $49
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $39

What happens after Sunday? Stay tuned!

Guess The Snowfarming Tool Contest

We've been telling you that a special piece of snowfarming equipment is coming tonight. We've got a contest on our Facebook page right now: if you can guess the snowfarming tool, you'll win a pair of midweek lift tickets! Check our Facebook page here! 


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Open Next Week For Skiing & Riding

Our battle with Mother Nature continues, and we're still not giving up!

Conditions are thin, patchy and narrow, and change throughout the day. However, we still have snow, we are still open, and lots of people of all ages are out here having fun!

When our mountain team skied and rode all the trails this morning to evaluate, they came across so many people, of all ages, smiling and having a really great time. Don't waste the day in bed or indoors looking at a screen - get outside, get some fresh mountain air, and enjoy the day!  

What can we say - the weather is crazy. Our forecasts are changing every 12 hours. But we do see cold air in the future, and we're not giving up. Please THINK COLD, everybody! We will make snow. We haven't put our snow guns away yet!

Slopes will continue to operate daily with the following schedule/rates:

  • Monday-Thursday (2/26-3/1):  9 am-3 pm 
    8-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $39 
    4-hour Lift Ticket (All Ages): $29 
  • Friday-Sunday (3/2-3/4): 9 am-5 pm
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $59
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Adult): $49
    8-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $49
    4-hour Lift Ticket (Youth/Senior): $39

Thank you to everyone who came out his weekend to have fun with us!


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Sunday, February 25, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

We’re Not Giving Up!

We’re in the midst of a tough battle with Mother Nature. Overnight temps were not as kind to us and we lost some trails overnight. However, we are still skiing and riding on 11 trails, 9 am-5 pm, and we’re not giving up! Our snowfarmers will be out tonight moving snow around and we hope to re-open additional trails for this weekend.

Cold air is in the forecast for next week. We don’t know when exactly it will arrive, but we are ready and waiting. We even have a special piece of snowfarming equipment arriving on Wednesday to help. We’re fighting for every last flake.

Like so many Olympians in PyeongChang right now, we’ve trained, we’re strong and want to give you the best skiing and riding we can. What if Shaun White had retired after the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? We don’t want to wonder “what if?” We’re giving it all we got.

It's spring skiing, folks! Come out and have some fun!

For information about hours of operation, slope openings and closures, please see This Week at Wintergreen.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, February 23, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Open For Skiing, Riding, and Tubing!

You may have noticed some warmer temps lately, but...

WE STILL HAVE SNOW!

We're open every day this week, 9 am-9 pm for skiing, riding and tubing. If you're looking toward the weekend, have no fear, we will still have snow. Trail count may be changing but we will still have a variety of terrain open, including The Highlands.

That's right - THE HIGHLANDS WILL BE OPEN THIS WEEKEND.

Virginia weather can be a roller coaster and we're used to the ride. We just plan ahead, make snow when we can, and snowfarm all night to groom the slopes to the best possible conditions.

Remember, spring skiing is really fun. Warmer temps mean less layers - you can even work on your tan!

And, it's perfect weather to Ski & Tee - ski at the top of the mountain, then skip down to the valley for a round of golf at Stoney Creek!

ski and tee

Ski and Tee Special

For multi-sport enthusiasts who enjoy hitting the golf course with the same gusto as they approach the slopes, Wintergreen Resort has the ideal opportunity for guests who want to ski in the morning and challenge to the golf course in the afternoon.

Talk about the perfect “winter” and “green” combo - Wintergreen’s Ski & Tee offer allows guests to present a same-day lift ticket for a free round of afternoon golf at Stoney Creek Golf Course, 3,000 feet below the mountain in the scenic Rockfish Valley.

For more details and availability, please call 888-329-5828.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Great Holiday Weekend

It has been a great holiday weekend and we're open 9 am-9 pm for skiing, riding and tubing today! 24/25 slopes are open today with spring-like conditions. For mogul fans, Outer Limits is bumped up for you to enjoy. There are also some moguls on the upper left side of Cliffhanger for added fun.

We were able to make snow most of Saturday, so thanks to SNOWPOWER and snowfarming we were able to regain a slope (Outer Limits) for Sunday. Despite some challenges from Mother Nature, our snowmakers and snowfarmers continue to perform miracles.

Check out these pictures from some of the events we had this weekend! We had parties on the Blue Ridge Terrace, Tap Takeovers, boot toss, glow stick parade, tennis events and more! If you missed it or just want some more, check our Olympic Events to see what we have coming up!

Make It a Winter Escape

Our Winter Escape Package is an unbeatable deal that pairs Lodging AND lift tickets. It's the best way to make the most of your getaway!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, February 19, 2018

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Best Day of The Month!

It's a beautiful bluebird day at Wintergreen! After snowmaking yesterday and snowfarming all night, we were able to regain Outer Limits. We have 24/25 trails open with great conditions, fantastic weather, and awesome events!

  • Tap Takeover at Checkerberry Cabin with Blue Mountain Brewery (1-4 pm)
  • Rail Jam in the Terrain Park (2-4 pm)
  • Olympic Party on The Blue Ridge Terrace (7-10 pm)
    Inflatable TV screen airing the Olympics, Bold Rock is our partner in fun and will have tastings of their finest ciders. You’ll also find snacks, s’mores by the firepits. And Family & Friends Olympic games. From the ski boot toss and snowy tug of war to who has the oldest Wintergreen season pass or lift ticket with them, there are games for all ages. We’ll also have an obstacle course with race gates, net marking and blue dye on the snow to see who navigates the course for the gold!
  • Glow Stick Parade (9 pm)
  • FIREWORKS over the slopes (10 pm)
  • See all events


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Sunday, February 18, 2018

Saturday, February 17, 2018

SNOW is Starting!

The weekend is off to a great start. We had flaming desserts at check-in yesterday - Bananas Foster - yum! Then there were snowcat rides for the lucky few who got to check it off their bucket list.

But the big news is... IT'S SNOWING! At the moment, some big flakes are coming down. We're still not sure exactly what we're going to get, but temps are cold and snow has started, so that's always a good sign! Thanks to everyone who did snow dances - keep them coming!! Snowmaking returned very early this morning too and we will continue to lay down new snow throughout the day. 

Roads are in good shape - come up and enjoy the POWDER that is on the way!

And in between runs, make sure you check out all the fun events happening this weekend. There's a Ski Boot Dance Party starting at 1 pm on the Blue Ridge Terrace With Stable Craft Brewing!


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Saturday, February 17, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

Red Sky In Morning

Have you ever heard this saying?

Red sky at night, sailor's delight; 
Red sky in morning, sailor take warning.

Well, there was a red sky this morning, and according to the old saying, that means a storm is on the way. What exactly the storm will bring is up for debate. And what the top of the mountain gets, will be different from where you are. The weather models seem to change on us every hour, so we aren't really sure if we'll get a wet mix or 3-5 inches of snow. Start your snow dance! 

We're hoping for the best in terms of weather, but either way, it's going to be a really fun weekend! We have a ton of events scheduled, including:

  •  Ski Boot Dance Party
  • Olympic Party on The Blue Ridge Terrace
  • FIREWORKS
  • See all events

We still have a bunch of snow and the conditions are good. We closed a few trails today, but they will be back tomorrow after some heavy "snowfarming" by our awesome snow groomers. Our snowmaking team is coming in tonight and we will be making snow at every opportunity.


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, February 16, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

FIREWORKS on Sunday!

Presidents Weekend is almost here! 23 trails are open today with spring-like conditions, but looking ahead to the holiday weekend, there is a chance of snow on Saturday. We keep our roads in good shape for arrivals, but the best thing to do is always to come up before the snow. Don't get snowed out! Get snowed in at Wintergreen and never miss a powder day.

Presidents Weekend Highlights

  • Ski Boot Dance Party with Stable Craft Brewing
    Saturday, Feb. 17, 1-5 pm 
    Get down in your ski or snowboard boots on the Blue Ridge Terrace! Stable Craft Brewing is bringing the refreshments and the speakers, and you're bringing the moves.
  • Olympic Party on The Blue Ridge Terrace
    Sunday, Feb.18, 7-10 pm 
    Bold Rock is our partner in fun and will have tastings of their finest ciders, plus games, an obstacle course, and the Olympics on a big inflatable TV screen.  
  • Fireworks Over The Slopes, Feb. 18, 10 pm 
    Seeing fireworks light up the slopes is truly a magical experience!

See All Upcoming Events

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Thursday, February 15, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine's Day!

All trails are open with spring-like conditions! Looking ahead to the holiday weekend there is a chance of snow on Saturday. We keep our roads in good shape for arrivals, but the best thing to do is always to come up before the snow! Don't get snowed out! Get snowed in at Wintergreen and never miss a powder day.

Powder of Love

Today we have The Powder of Love: Chairlift Speed Dating Event from 1-4 pm, plus delicious dining and a spa special to help you celebrate Valentine's Day. We are huge fans of Valentine's Day because whether you're in a relationship or not, we all share love of family, friends, and SNOW!

Presidents Weekend Plus Olympic Celebration

It's a BIG weekend coming up. Not only is it a long three-day weekend with the chance for snow, but it's also the middle weekend of the Olympics! We are so excited about the Olympics that we've planned over 65 events over the next few weeks. Make sure you check it all out. Among many other things, we'll have an Olympic Party on The Blue Ridge Terrace and FIREWORKS on Sunday night!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

For The Love of Snow

SNOWPOWER is back! Clouds cleared, temps dropped and we were able to resume snowmaking last night. Currently, we are making snow on all trails to keep the mountain in tip top shape. 

We've got lots of awesome events coming this week and through the weekend.

Powder of Love

Tomorrow we have The Powder of Love: Chairlift Speed Dating Event, plus delicious dining and a spa special to help you celebrate Valentine's Day. We are huge fans of Valentine's Day because whether you're in a relationship or not, we all share love of family, friends, and SNOW!

Presidents Weekend Plus Olympic Celebration

It's a BIG weekend coming up. Not only is it a long three-day weekend, but it's also the middle weekend of the Olympics! We are so excited about the Olympics that we've planned over 65 events over the next few weeks. Make sure you check it all out. Among many other things, we'll have an Olympic Party on The Blue Ridge Terrace and FIREWORKS on Sunday night!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

SNOWPOWER Returns Tonight

ALL trails are still open for skiing and riding, 9 am-5 pm. That's right, all trails are still open!

The forecast calls for falling temps and the return of snowmaking to refresh all the surfaces.

Presidents Weekend Activities

Next weekend is one of the great long weekends of winter and we've got so much planned, including FIREWORKS on Sunday night. Don't forget to check out all the events that we have going on over Presidents Day Weekend, and to celebrate the Olympics!

See all events

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, February 12, 2018

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Bring Your Waterproof Gear!

The weather is wet, but the snow is still great. ALL trails are open 9 am-9 pm with great spring-like skiing, riding, and tubing.

Rain happens from time to time and it's a good thing because it fills up the tanks and snow ponds to make more snow after the weather moves out. We anticipate days like this, building our base so that we can withstand a bit of wet weather. It's no big deal - just make sure to bring your waterproof gear so that you can enjoy the snow comfortably.

The even better news is that there is a chance for snowmaking tomorrow night, so crews will be standing by to add new snow onto our base and refresh all the surfaces.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Sunday, February 11, 2018

Friday, February 09, 2018

Another Gorgeous Day for Snowsports!

The mountain is looking particularly gorgeous today. A stunning sunrise (pictures below) has given way to bluebird skies and fantastic snow surface conditions.

Saturday Special Tomorrow

4-hour lift tickets available all day (normally only available after 2 pm)! Available only February 10, 2018, so take advantage of this special offer to do a little Saturday skiing!

Olympic Celebration

The 2018 Winter Olympics start today. We are SO excited that we've dreamed up tons of events and activities to help you celebrate the Olympics with us!

So far, we've got over 65 events scheduled over the next 3 weeks, and we're still adding more. Proceeds will benefit The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen and Wintergreen Adaptive Sports.

Check out the whole Olympic Schedule.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, February 09, 2018

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Beautiful Day For Snow Fun

Yesterday's freezing rain is a thing of the past. Today, it's all blue skies and open trails. We're open 9 am-9 pm with 24 trails and a 42" base.

We're making some light snow on all open trails. The only trail that is closed today is Big Acorn - that's closed today for intense snowmaking and will reopen tomorrow.

Conditions are great and it's time to slide!

Make It a Winter Escape

Our Winter Escape Package is an unbeatable deal that pairs Lodging AND lift tickets. It's the best way to make the most of your getaway!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Thursday, February 08, 2018

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Olympic Celebration and Events!

This is it - the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics is only days away.  We are SO excited that we've dreamed up tons of events and activities to help you celebrate the Olympics with us!

So far, we've got over 65 events scheduled over the next 3 weeks, and we're still adding more. For events with fees attached, all proceeds will benefit The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen and Wintergreen Adaptive Sports. 

Check out the whole Olympic Celebration Calendar

Don't Miss These 

We don't like to play favorites, but there are a few extra special events that you need to register for or you'll miss out.

Check out the whole Olympic Celebration Calendar

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Monday, February 05, 2018

Snowday? Come Play Today!

It's a GREAT day on the mountain with excellent conditions. If your school is off today, come up and get our School Snow Day Deal!

Local area students, their parents, school faculty and staff who are out of school due to inclement weather can get an 8-hour Lift Ticket at reduced rates. School districts included: Nelson, Albemarle, Augusta, Amherst, Greene, Louisa, Orange, Buckingham. Valid midweek, non-holiday, only. Parents must be with child. College students are eligible for this deal.

  • 8-hour Lift & Rental - $59
  • 8-hour Lift - $39
  • With rental, add Group Beginner Lesson for 50% off (ages 8 & above)

See you on the mountain!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, February 05, 2018

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Snowy Day and 100% Open!

It's a snowy wintry mix on the mountain with 100% of trails open! Our base has increased to 42" and conditions are great. February is off to a fantastic start, so make plans to come up soon and enjoy it. The best way to visit in is with our popular Winter Escape Package that pairs lodging AND lift tickets at a great price. It’s the best way to make the most of your getaway! 

Watch The Big Game Up Here

Superbowl Sunday doesn't mean you have to choose between skiing and watching the game. You can do both! Get your runs in early, and watch the game at The Edge, or from the comfort of your guest room, home or condo! 

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Sunday, February 04, 2018

Saturday, February 03, 2018

Welcome Warriors!

SNOWPOWER ran last night and is still going strong right now. Surfaces are refreshed, conditions are phenomenal, and we've got tons of skiing, riding and tubing 9 am-9 pm!

Also, it's Warrior Weekend, presented by Wintergreen Adaptive Sports - Welcome Warriors! Make sure to pick up a yellow ribbon in the Mountain Inn to show your support for our warriors!

We've got lots of other activities too!

Saturday, February 3 

  • 14th Annual Warrior Weekend
    Join us for a family-fun filled weekend as we salute our Military personnel. Presented by Wintergreen Adaptive Sports.
  • Restorative Yoga with Carol Simonton, 10 am
    Restorative yoga techniques in deep relaxation for a gentle full body, mind and spirit workout. 
  • NASTAR Racing on Eagle’s Swoop, 12-2 pm  
  • Après Ski Live Music, 3-6 pm 
    After a day on the slopes, stop at The Edge for snacks and drinks and some acoustic country and rock favorites from Dennis Thorne.
  • Live Music at The Edge, 9 pm-Midnight 
    The East Lex Boys will fill your Saturday night with a blend of bluegrass, blues, and rock. 

Sunday, February 4

  • Women's Ski Clinics, 7:45-10:45 am
  • Hatha YOGA with Caroline Avant, 10-11:15 am 
    Yoga can lead to greater flexibility, strength, balance, pain relief and overall well-being. 
  • NASTAR Racing on Eagle’s Swoop, 12-2 pm

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Saturday, February 03, 2018

Friday, February 02, 2018

Happy Groundhog Day!

Some people put their faith in the Groundhog in Pennsylvania, Punxsutawney Phil. But around here, we have our own furry prognosticator, Wintergreen Will! The good news is that this year, Punxsutawney Phil and Wintergreen Will agree: AT LEAST six more weeks of winter!

Wintergreen Will rose with the sun this morning and went on his annual snowmobile ride around the slopes. He even got a chance to do a little snow grooming in the pisten bully. After taking stock of the situation, and seeing all the snow we have, he decided that we would indeed have atleast six more weeks of winter fun. The future was so bright for this mountain the Wintergreen Will had to wear shades.

Every slope but Upper Diamond is open today, and snow conditions are excellent. Our base is 38" and we're open 9 am-9 pm with tons of skiing, riding and tubing.

This Weekend, Don't Miss:

  • Warrior Weekend, presented by Wintergreen Adaptive Sports - make sure to pick up a yellow ribbon in the Mountain Inn to show your support for our warriors!
  • Live Music at The Edge: Tonight is Bobby Midnight, tomorrow is Dennis Thorne for apres ski, and East Lex Boys after 9 pm.
  • NASTAR on Saturday and Sunday at 12 pm
  • Women's Ski Clinics on Sunday morning

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, February 02, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Slopes in Excellent Shape

A couple days and nights of SNOWPOWER and the slopes are in excellent shape. We've got beautiful blue skies as far as the eye can see, and an excellent skiing and riding surface. We had a phenomenal run of snowmaking last night, running on all slopes on the mountain, and our base has increased to 38 inches. Big Acorn and Lower Cliffhanger are closed today for intense snowmaking, but don't worry, they'll be back and better than ever.

The weekend forecast is for conditions that are out of this world.

Snow on The Way?

There's a chance for some natural snow late Thursday and into Friday, but accumulations will probably be small. However, we've got a bigger chance for snow coming on Sunday. We know it's Superbowl Sunday, but you don't have to miss the game! Come up before the snow starts and watch the game at The Edge, or from the comfort of your guest room, home or condo. You won't have to worry about the drive in the morning, simply wake up and enjoy fresh powder!

Plus, if you Join The SNOWPOWER Club, we have special deals on Superbowl Sunday and Feb 5-7 are SNOWPOWER Appreciation Days!

Keep your eye on this blog and Facebook - as we get closer to the snow events, we'll know more!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Great Conditions With a Bit of Powder

Winter is back! SNOWPOWER resumed last night at 3:30 am on all slopes, and was helped by a little natural snow from Mother Nature. Natural snow accumulation looks to be 1-2" - and we're open for skiing, riding and tubing, 9 am-9 pm!

Snowmaking Forecast

We see lots of great snowmaking temps in the forecast. SNOWPOWER should run until Wednesday night, take short break on Thursday, and then return early Friday morning and run through the weekend. We've also got more chances for frozen mixes or snow on Thursday night and Sunday night. That's all good news as we move into February!

Plan Your February Winter Escape

The best way to visit in February is with our popular Winter Escape Package that pairs lodging AND lift tickets at a great price. It’s the best way to make the most of your getaway! 

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

SNOWPOWER & Snow Tonight?

Good morning, Wintergreen snow fans! We are open 9 am-5 pm for skiing and riding. Moguls are starting to form on Outer Limits, so if you're a fan of muguls, your time is now!

It may be a little gray today, but it's going to be a GREAT week. SNOWPOWER returns tonight and continues to pump out fresh snow through at least Wednesday. There's a chance of wintery mix today that may turn to snow sometime during the day or later tonight. With the chance of wintery mix today, please check the website for any lift delays that might develop.

Conditions are good despite a bit of wet weather yesterday. Precipitation wasn't substantial, so the slopes didn't suffer much. And with SNOWPOWER and the possibility of snow, conditions will only get better.

There's also the chance for snow on Thursday night through Friday. Right now, our weather center is calling for a 50% chance, so do your snow dances and hope for powder! Make plans to come up now and enjoy it. The best way to visit is with our popular Winter Escape Package that pairs lodging AND lift tickets at a great price. 

weather forecast january 29

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, January 29, 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Super Saturday!

It’s going to be a Super Saturday at Wintergreen. It’s amazing what a few nights of cold temperatures and our team of highly skilled snowmakers and groomers can accomplish. We call them SNOWFARMERS because they're the masters at "growing" snow. It's nothing short of miraculous! 

For Saturday we have 23 slopes open with a base of 36+ inches
 
We’re open from 9 am – 9 pm with excellent conditions for skiing, riding and tubing. Come see the Snowfarmers' new crop of snow! 

Sneak Preview: Life of a SNOWFARMER

You all know we have SNOWPOWER, the snowmaking system that consists of over 400 snowguns, 45 weather stations, and can cover a football field with 37 feet of snow in just 24 hours. But SNOWPOWER doesn’t run on its own. SNOWPOWER only works because of our Snowfarmers.

We're working on a new video about our talented Snowfarmers. Watch this sneak preview and see how grooming went Thursday night! Keep an eye out for the full video next week.


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Saturday, January 27, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

Ready For The Weekend!

TGIF! Friday is here and so is the weekend. After two nights of intense snowmaking, all the surfaces are refreshed and beautiful clean corduroy awaits your skis and snowboards. We're open 9 am-9 pm with excellent conditions.

The weekend will be full of comfortable temps so you won't need too many layers. Saturday's forecast calls for blue skies so it'll be prime time to play in the snow. Some weather may come through on Sunday, so if you'd rather avoid that, come on Saturday!

  • 23 trails open for skiing and riding
  • 36"+ snow base
  • Tubing - open with 10 lanes. Please call or buy tickets in advance - we always sell out.
  • Treehouse Kids Ski Programs - open daily
  • Snowsports School - open daily
  • NASTAR - Saturday and Sunday,12-2 pm
  • Slopestyle Competition, Terrain Park, Sunday 2 pm
  • Tap Takeover at Checkerberry Cabin with Blue Mountain Brewery, Sunday, 1-4 pm

Plan Your February Winter Escape

February is right around the corner and historically we have more days of excellent conditions in February. The best way to visit in February is with our popular Winter Escape Package that pairs lodging AND lift tickets at a great price. It’s the best way to make the most of your getaway! 

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, January 26, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

SNOWPOWER Roars!

We've got phenomenal conditions today, open for skiing, riding and tubing, 9 am-9 pm.

The full force of SNOWPOWER was able to return last night, and as of 9 am this morning, had already turned three million gallons of water into snow. Upper Cliffhanger and Devils Elbow will be closed today for extreme and intense snowmaking. Don't worry, they'll be back tomorrow with totally refreshed surfaces.

Conditions are great and they're only going to get better. Snowmaking will continue today and into tomorrow before milder temps sweep in for the weekend. That'll make for a mild weekend with great snow. Then SNOWPOWER returns Monday night to do it all again!

Plan Your February Winter Escape

February is right around the corner and historically we have more days of excellent conditions in February. The best way to visit in February is with our popular Winter Escape Package that pairs lodging AND lift tickets at a great price. It’s the best way to make the most of your getaway! 

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Thursday, January 25, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

SNOWPOWER Is Returning!

Open for skiing, riding and tubing with 23 trails, 9 am-9 pm!

Temps dropped overnight and are hovering right around snowmaking territory. Currently, the fan guns are on and the "big system," AKA SNOWPOWER, is standing by to jump to full force as soon as possible. Mother Nature is a part of our snowmaking team, but she doesn't always do what we want or expect. We love her though, so we make it work! Our snowmakers are the masters at optimizing for time and temperature to produce amazing effects. On the last snowmaking run, they took us from 12 to 23 slopes in just one week! Go SNOWPOWER and go snowmakers!

SNOWPOWER will refresh all the surfaces and keep conditions strong. By the weekend we'll have some more mild temps which means you can wear less layers as you enjoy the snow!  

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

Snowmaking Comes Back Tuesday Night

We had an excellent weekend of skiing, riding, and tubing, and we're not ready to let the fun stop just because it's Monday. Every day is a snow day at Wintergreen... even Mondays! We're open 9 am-5 pm today, and we're back to 9 am-9 pm skiing and riding hours tomorrow.

We'll have mild temps today and tomorrow, which means you can wear less layers while you enjoy our deep base of snow. We haven't lost any of our trails during this short warm up, and snowmaking will be back Tuesday night. In the meantime, we still have plenty of snow to slide on.

Learn To Ski & Ride Month

January is Learn to Ski & Ride month, and these mild temps make for great learning conditions. Take advantage of this chance to get on the snow! When you stay on our Winter Escape Package (which included lodging AND lift tickets) you can get a discount on our Discover Skiing & Riding Lesson Program. Our instructors are amazing and LOVE to share their knowledge. If you thought that learning to ski or snowboard was something you could never accomplish, think again!


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, January 22, 2018