Wintergreen Club Members and Season Passholders Get First Go at Skiing

WINTERGREEN, VIRGINIA – Wintergreen Resort opens for a Winter Preview Weekend Saturday and Sunday, December 11 – 12 for skiing and snowboarding from 9:00am – 4:00pm for Wintergreen Club Members, Season Passholders, Mission: Four’dable Quad Pack Tickets, and Resort Lodging Guests. One top to bottom beginner slope, Dobie, is planned to open serviced by the Blue Ridge Express, a six-person detachable chairlift. Wintergreen began snowmaking Friday, November 26.

Just WOW, right? Click to Enlarge!

Wintergreen Resort’s General Manager, Jay Gamble commented on the start of the season, “We are excited to preview our snow product for our most loyal stakeholders, and it is all thanks to our Mountain Operations team who took advantage of every second of snowmaking opportunity. Mother Nature threw us some curve balls and our teams were able to catch them all. We look forward to continuing our aggressive snowmaking efforts to announce an official opening day for all.”

Wintergreen has been blasting the slopes at every opportunity. Click to Enlarge!

In an effort to manage the ongoing Covid-19 risk for the 2021-22 winter season, Wintergreen Resort asks guests to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines which recommend wearing masks indoors, whether vaccinated or not, and at all times if unvaccinated. Guests are reminded to “Physical Distance” and remain six feet apart from other guests and staff and should regularly wash their hands or use hand sanitizer when washing is not possible. Lifts will operate at full capacity and masks are not required while riding or waiting in lines. Guests should utilize contactless pick-up boxes and the resort’s mobile app for food & beverage orders whenever possible.

Mission: Four’dable Quad Packs of unrestricted lift tickets are available online through December 19 for $279. Lift tickets for resort lodging guests are $49 for adults and $39 for youth. Wintergreen Club Member lift ticket are $39 for adults, $29 for youth, and $49 for guests of members. Additional services and amenities available for the Winter Preview Weekend include dining, shopping, and skier services. The most up-to-date conditions, lift operations, and trail openings will be on Wintergreen Resort’s Mountain Report at All operations are weather permitting.

Wintergreen spans 11,000 acres on the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the heart of Central Virginia adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is just 90 minutes from Richmond, Virginia and approximately three hours from Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, North Carolina. The resort features four seasons of mountain recreation. Amenities include 45 holes of championship golf, alpine skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing, an award-winning tennis program with 22 courts, a full-service mountaintop spa, outdoor recreation including 37 miles of hiking trails, fly fishing, swimming in three pools and a lake, and a variety of dining options.

Wintergreen Resort also features 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, audiovisual services, an award-winning banquet department, and experienced conference service professionals. In addition to events for corporations, non-profit organizations and government entities, the resort hosts over 40 weddings per year plus other social and cultural happenings.

A responsible steward of 11,000 scenic Blue Ridge Mountains acres, the Wintergreen Resort and community actively nurtures its environment, honoring and conserving precious natural resources. Partnering with The Wintergreen Nature Foundation (TWNF), it supports and promotes wildlife habitat preservation and environmental education.

Pacific Group Resorts, Inc. is a geographically diversified international resort operating company based in Park City, Utah whose portfolio includes Wintergreen Resort in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, Wisp Resort in the Appalachian Mountains of western Maryland, Ragged Mountain in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Mt. Washington Alpine Resort in the Beaufort Mountain Range on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and Powderhorn Mountain Resort on the Grand Mesa of western Colorado. Among the resorts, there are over 3,500 acres of ski terrain, 81 holes of golf, lift served mountain biking, ZipTours, canopy tours, aerial challenge courses, five pools, water sports on two lakes, lodging accommodations for more than 3,000 people, more than 30 food outlets, and a full-service spa. For more information on PGRI, please visit

For more information about Wintergreen Resort, call (434) 325-2200 or visit the website at

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