Women's Snow Sports Weekend at Wintergreen Resort Promises Fun on and off the Slopes

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Women who enjoy the outdoors and want to improve their skiing or riding skills will gather at Wintergreen Resort, February 20-22, for a weekend of planned activities, culminating in the Wintergreen Women's Snow Sports Clinic, sponsored by Head USA.

Women who enjoy the outdoors and want to improve their skiing or riding skills will gather at Wintergreen Resort, February 20-22, for a weekend of planned activities, culminating in the Wintergreen Women's Snow Sports Clinic, sponsored by Head USA. No matter what the skill level, women of all ages will enjoy a weekend getaway - both on and off the slopes.

World Champion Extreme Free Skier and ski film star Alison Gannett will be on hand to conduct the HEAD USA clinic. She has won competitions in Canada, Japan, South America and the U.S. and has been one of the few women ever featured in TGR and MSP ski movies. She also runs her HEAD Rippin Chix steep camps and avalanche clinics, and has led ski mountaineering expeditions to India, Argentina, Bhutan, South Africa, North America, and Pakistan.

Wintergreen's 26 slopes will challenge skiers and snowboarders, who will be divided into skill-based groups for instruction and refresher tips. Off the slopes, opportunities for fun are seemingly endless.

While taking a break from skiing or riding, women attending the clinic can indulge in a delightful treatment at the resort's Wintergarden Spa- alone or with friends (check out the Girlfriends Getaway package) or partake in one of the resort's restaurants such as the Devils Grill or the Copper Mine.

During the weekend, there will be a slopestyle competition in the terrain park and show off new tricks learned at the weekend clinic.

For more information, please contact the Wintergreen Ski School at 434-325-8065. For room reservations and more information about the resort, go to http://www.wintergreresort.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, with more than 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, Pa. and eight hours from Atlanta, Ga. For more information, guests can call (434) 325-2200 or visit the resort's web site at http://www.wintergreenresort.com

Media Contacts:
Dana Quillen
Wintergreen Resort
434/325-8150

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Karen Moraghan
Hunter Public Relations
908/876-5100

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