Celebrate the 40th Year of Winter Fun at Wintergreen Resort

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The resort’s 24 slopes, terrain parks, high-speed chairlifts, and SNOWPOWER, its state-of-the-art snowmaking expertise, make Wintergreen a favorite winter hot spot.

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Celebrate the 40th year of winter fun at Wintergreen Resort set high atop Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The resort’s 24 slopes, terrain parks, high-speed chairlifts, and SNOWPOWER, its state-of-the-art snowmaking expertise, make Wintergreen the region’s favorite winter hot spot.

Fun isn’t limited to skis and snowboards. Guests both young and old will discover plenty of thrills tubing at The Plunge and Ridgely’s Fun Park. An outdoor ice skating rink and a winter’s worth of other excitement round out the visit.

Wintergreen Resort also is a great place to learn to ski and snowboard with certified quality instructors, rental equipment, and slopes of all levels. Hint: To make the most of your time (and save some money), plan a midweek visit.
Among the 2015-16 season highlights:

Mom, Dad and Me – Ski/Snowboard Private Lesson
How can you help your child ski/snowboard better? The lesson focuses solely on teaching youngsters, showing adults how to help their kids do better. One parent can accompany the child at the established rate; additional parent, $59.
Rate for 1.25 hour Private Lesson: $158 (Lift ticket and rentals are not included)
Additional parent: $59

Snowmaking
Wintergreen is the only ski area in the United States to have 100 percent of its terrain covered by automated snowmaking, thanks to one of the world’s most sophisticated snowmaking systems. Installed a few years ago and continuously upgraded, the state-of-the-art Techno Aplin (TA) computerized snowmaking system allows Wintergreen to consistently offer the Mid-Atlantic’s best skiing and snowboarding surfaces.

Women’s Ski Clinics
Women’s Ski Clinics are offered on Sundays from late January through late February (January 24, 31, February 7, 14) and taught by Wintergreen’s top-level instruction staff, all members of the Professional Ski Instructors Association.

Women's Clinics are three hours and begin 7:45 am Price is $119 each, or $400 for all four (no additional discounts apply during the clinic days). Lift tickets and rental equipment not included.

Children’s Programs
No matter how old or skilled your kids are, there are numerous programs geared just for them. Check them out in detail at: http://www.wintergreenresort.com/Kids-Ski-Programs/

Season Ski Pass with a Bonus
Not only does a season pass pay for itself with just five visits to Wintergreen Resort, it also includes benefits at Wisp Resort (Maryland) and Ragged Mountain Resort (New Hampshire). That's more than $500 additional value with each pass ($309 adult pass, $269 student pass, $799 family pass). For more details, call (434) 325-2100 or visit http://www.wintergreenresort.com/Passes-and-Deals

2015-16 Ski Lift Ticket Rates
8-hour Full Session
Full Session (Adult)        
Weekday (M-F) $59    
Weekend (Sat/Sun/Holidays) $79

Full Session
(Youth/Senior)
Weekday (M-F) $49    
Weekend (Sat/Sun/Holidays) $59

4-Hour Half Session
Half Session
(Adult)    
Weekday (M-F) 459    
Weekend (Sat/Sun/Holidays) $69

Half Session
(Youth/Senior)        
Weekday (M-F) $39    
Weekend (Sat/Sun/Holidays) $49

Wintergreen Resort accommodations are ideal for families and groups of all sizes. Options include 230 villa-style condominiums and rental homes, from studio suites to nine-bedroom homes, each offering a fully equipped kitchen and comfortable living area, and most come with fireplaces and a balcony or deck.

For more information call 888-329-5828 or visit http://www.wintergreenresort.com.

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 230 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 http://www.wintergreenresort.com.

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