Maryland’s only ski resort opens with 8 runs, learning terrain, snow tubing, and more
DEEP CREEK LAKE, MARYLAND – Wisp Resort opened for the 2022-23 winter season Friday, November 25 with skiing and snowboarding from 9:00am – 4:00pm, Snow Tubing at the Mountain Park from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. Skiing and snowboarding will continue daily from 9:00am – 4:00pm and the Mountain Park will continue operations as regularly scheduled.
Maryland’s only ski resort began snowmaking on Sunday, November 13. Wisp Resort’s General Manager, Ron Hawkes said, “We are excited to be opening so early this season, and it’s all thanks to our Mountain Operations team who took full advantage of the optimal snowmaking conditions and a little help from Mother Nature. We look forward to welcoming guests to the resort for a fun season.” Eight slopes opened Friday including Squirrel Cage, Wisp Trail, Grouse Way, Bear Paw, Happy Camper, Backbone Pass, Sunset Boulevard, and Central Park Terrain Park. Multiple chairlifts and conveyor carpets will access the terrain for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels.
Lift tickets are $99 for adults and $79 for juniors ages 6-12 per day Friday through Sunday. Weekend 4-hour flex tickets are $89 for adults and $69 for juniors. The rate for Snow Tubing is $44 per person for a 2-hour session. Mission: Four’dable Quad Packs of unrestricted lift tickets are available online at wispresort.com through November 28 or on-site for $259. Lift tickets and snow tubing tickets will be available online. Additional services and amenities available for opening weekend include dining, shopping, and skier services. The most up-to-date conditions, lift operations, and trail openings will be on Wisp Resort’s Mountain Report at wispresort.com. All operations are weather permitting.
ABOUT WISP RESORT
Wisp Resort is a four-season mountain resort by the shores of Deep Creek Lake in Western Maryland. Wisp offers skiing, snowboarding, two golf courses, canopy tours, activities on Deep Creek Lake, mountaintop whitewater rafting, and a variety of other mountain recreation activities. The ski resort has 14 lifts and 34 trails on 172 acres, more than 90% of which is lit for night skiing. The Lodge at Wisp offers 169 rooms along with meeting and conference space for weddings, corporate retreats, family reunions, conventions, and general group business.
ABOUT PACIFIC GROUP RESORTS, INC. (PGRI)
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, Jay Peak in the Green Mountains of Vermont, 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 3,800 acres of ski terrain, 99 holes of golf, lift served mountain biking, ZipTours, canopy tours, aerial challenge courses, indoor waterpark, five pools, water sports on two lakes, lodging accommodations for more than 3,000 people, more than 35 food outlets, and two full-service spas. For more information on PGRI, please visit www.pgri.us.
For more information about Wisp Resort, call 844-259-0267 or visit the website at www.wispresort.com.