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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Give The Gift of Wintergreen

Skip the crowds at the mall! No matter who you're shopping for, Wintergreen Gift Certificates are always a "Perfect Fit." Certificates may be redeemed for:

  • Skiing and Riding
  • Spa treatments
  • Accommodations
  • A fabulous meal at any of our restaurants
  • Golf or Tennis Lessons
  • Purchases at any of our fine shops
  • The list goes on!

The "Gift of Wintergreen" is a favorite for everyone. Purchase your Gift Certificate online or call 844-817-8856 for assistance. To guarantee delivery for Christmas, please purchase by December 15, 2018.

Golf Gifts

Give the gift of better golf for 2018. Choose from five different game improvement packages that are sure to be a perfect fit for the golfer in your life! See all details.

The Old St. Nick
Buy 1 hour get ½ hour free. Limited to 1 per person unless buying for multiple people. Member: $100; Non-member: $125 ($50 of complimentary instruction)

The Kris Kringle
Buy a 3 hour lesson series & receive 1 FREE 30 minute lesson. Member: $285; Non-member: $356.25 ($50 of complimentary instruction)

The Rudolph
Buy a 6 hour lesson series & receive 1 FREE Hour lesson. Member: $540; Non-member: $675 ($81 of complimentary instruction)

The Clark Griswold
Buy a 9 hour lesson series & receive 2 FREE hours of instruction. Member: $765; Non-member: $956.25 ($153 of complimentary instruction)

New for the 2017-2018 Season! The Polar Express
Buy a 3 hour lesson series. Member: $200; Non-member: $285 THE CATCH: These lessons must be used by March 31st, 2018. ($85 savings)

Please contact Geoff Redgrave, Director of Golf, for more information and payment options, gredgrave@wintergreenresort.com or (434)325-8255.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Thursday, November 30, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Wintergreen Adaptive Sports in The News!

If you've visited Wintergreen, there's a good chance that you've seen Wintergreen Adaptive Sports (WAS) in action. They give lessons and help people with disabilities and medical conditions get on the snow to enjoy skiing and snowboarding.

Check out this great story in the Daily Progress about WAS!

Lessons are $60 for one session or $100 for both; the price includes a lift ticket, adaptive or regular equipment and individual instruction. Reserving your space in advance is recommended; be sure to fill out the online enrollment form at wintergreenadaptivesports.org/student-registration so WAS can match you with the right instructor. For details, visit wintergreenadaptivesports.org or call (434) 325-2007.

wintergreen adaptive sports story in the daily progress

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals!

The deals start now! We've got two exclusive (and excellent!) deals that will put you in the holiday spirit, and they'll only be available for a limited time. Shop early!

4-Pack Pass

Available Black Friday-Cyber Monday (November 24-27, 2017)
While Supplies Last

Bring your family, bring your friends, or keep all the tickets for yourself! Get four 8-hour lift tickets for just $199.99. No blackout dates! 

BUY ONLINE NOW

Holiday Mondays - 50% Off Lift Tickets

Available for 24 hours only! Cyber Monday, November 27, 2017
While Supplies Last

Make your holiday Mondays even better this winter with 50% off 8-hour lift tickets. Available for the following holiday Mondays:

  • December 25, 2017
  • January 1, 2018
  • January 15, 2018
  • February 19, 2018

BUY ONLINE MONDAY

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Friday, November 24, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Black Friday & Cyber Monday SNEAK PEEK

Mark your calendars, set your smartphones! We've got two exclusive (and excellent!) deals that will put you in the holiday spirit, and they'll only be available for a limited time. Shop early!

We'll send an email on Friday with the links to buy online. If you're not on our email list - sign up now and make sure you click "winter" as an interest!

4-Pack Pass

Available Black Friday-Cyber Monday (November 24-27, 2017)
While Supplies Last


Bring your family, bring your friends, or keep all the tickets for yourself! Get four 8-hour lift tickets for just $199.99. No blackout dates! 

Holiday Mondays - 50% Off Lift Tickets

Available for 24 hours only! Cyber Monday, November 27, 2017
While Supplies Last

Make your holiday Mondays even better this winter with 50% off 8-hour lift tickets. Available for the following holiday Mondays:

  • December 25, 2017
  • January 1, 2018
  • January 15, 2018
  • February 19, 2018

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving Menus

It's almost turkey time, and our restaurants are very close to being sold out! 

If you haven't made reservations yet, now's the time to call. And remember, The Edge does not take reservations, so they won't sell out in advance, but come early to make sure you get a spot!

Thanksgiving Specials, The Edge, 11 am-9:30 pm

In addition to their regular menu, The Edge will offer two specials to satisfy your Thanksgiving cravings.

  • Carved Turkey Breast with savory gravy, choice of sweet potato or regular mash, Chef Pete’s world famous homemade stuffing, and a vegetable medley of carrots, broccoli, cauliflower
  • Eggplant Lasagna made with eggplant, squash, zucchini, asparagus, tomato sauce, vegan mozzarella, balsamic glaze

Seating at The Edge is first come, first served - no reservations.

Thanksgiving Buffet, Copper Mine Bistro, 1:30-6:30 pm

Find shrimp, smoked seafood, and salads at the Cold Station and a whole smorgasboard of holiday dishes at the Hot Station. Tuck in to traditional turkey, beef striploin, cornbread stuffing and sweet potato casserole. Just make sure you save room for dessert - cakes, pies, mini pastries and cookies await you along with chocolate dipped strawberries and an ice cream sundae bar. Please call 434-325-8090 for reservations; very limited space still available.
See Complete Menu.

Thanksgiving Buffet, Devils Grill, 2-6 pm

An elegant Thanksgiving awaits at Devils Grill. Sophisticated salads and artesian breads will whet your appetite for the main course. Cozy up to the carving stations for brined turkey breast or prime rib, and fill out your plate with sausage and apple stuffing, fingerling potato gratin, and more. Finish with house made pies, ice cream, and cookies. Please call 434-325-8100 for reservations; very limited space still available.
See Complete Menu.

Thankgiving Buffet, Stoney Creek Bar & Grill, 12-4 pm
SOLD OUT

Start with a sensational salad bar and then choose from roast turkey with gravy, salmon with lemon caper sauce, or roast beef. And no Thanksgiving would be complete without your favorite side dishes and pies for dessert! Sold out, call 434-325-8110 to be added to waitlist.
See Complete Menu.

Thanksgiving Weekend

In addition to delicious dining options, we'll have lots of other great fun including the grand illumination of the courtyard, holiday workshops and lots of family fun including the Be Thankful 5K at Bold Rock Cidery. Discovery Ridge Adventure Center will be open, we'll have a ski swap and a screening of the latest Warren Miller movie to help us get ready for winter! See all Thanksgiving details.

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Thursday, November 16, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Be Thankful 5K & Thanksgiving Workshops

Sign Up For Thanksgiving Workshops
In addition to delicious dining options, we'll have lots of other great fun including the grand illumination of the courtyard, holiday workshops and lots of family fun. Discovery Ridge Adventure Center will be open, we'll have a ski swap and a screening of the latest Warren Miller movie to help us get ready for winter! See all Thanksgiving details. 

Friday, November 24

  • 12 pm: Gingerbread House Workshop I
    Reservations required, sorry no walk-ins. BOOK ONLINE or call 434-325-8179 (and select option 3). Location: Pryor's Porch. $29
  • 2 pm: Gingerbread House Workshop II
    Reservations required, sorry no walk-ins. BOOK ONLINE or call 434-325-8179 (and select option 3). Location: Pryor's Porch. $29
  • 4 pm: Gingerbread House Workshop III
    Reservations required, sorry no walk-ins. BOOK ONLINE or call 434-325-8179 (and select option 3). Location: Pryor's Porch. $29

Saturday, November 25

  • 10 am: Live Green Wreath Workshop
    Reservations required, sorry no walk-ins. BOOK ONLINE or call 434-325-8179 (and select option 3). Location: The Lookout. $29
  • 1 pm: Kids Ornament Workshop I
    This year's crafts: hot cocoa reindeer, beaded snowflake, snowman luminary. Reservations required, sorry no walk-ins. BOOK ONLINE or call 434-325-8179 (and select option 3). Location: The Lookout. $14 
  • 2 pm: Kids Ornament Workshop II
    This year's crafts: hot cocoa reindeer, beaded snowflake, snowman luminary. Reservations required, sorry no walk-ins. BOOK ONLINE or call 434-325-8179 (and select option 3). Location: The Lookout. $14 

Be Thankful 5K

This Thanksgiving, be thankful and support the Nelson County Community Fund – and work off your Thanksgiving Day feast! The Be Thankful 5K is presented by Wintergreen Resort and Bold Rock Cidery.

Race

  • Saturday, November 25, race starts at 9 am
  • Meet at Bold Rock Cidery,  registration inside
    1020 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA
  • The course will be run on the Rockfish Valley Trail system. 

Limited on-site registration, Saturday, November 25 at 7:30 am. Cash or check please for on-site registration. T-shirts available for anyone who registers by November 13.

Packet Pick up: Friday, November 24, 2-6 pm at Bold Rock Cidery.

Fees

  • Ages 6-12: $20
  • Ages 13-64: $25
  • 65+: $20
  • Children 5 and under are free with a paying adult (no t-shirt available)

Medals and prizes will be awarded at the end of the race including prizes for the best individual costume, best group costume, fastest dog on a leash, and best dressed dog. Leashed pets welcome!

Register ONLINE for the Be Thankful 5K

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, November 13, 2017

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Early Bird Rate for Season Passes Ends Soon!

Time is running out to get your Season Pass at the best rate of the season. Prices increase after November 14!

GET YOUR SEASON PASS NOW!

The Mountain Collective Offer 

Plus, as an added benefit this year, when you buy your Wintergreen Season Pass, we'll send you an exclusive promotional code good for $90 off a Mountain Collective Pass for this coming winter. With the Mountain Collective Pass, you can get two days of skiing at 16 world class resorts for just $399! But this offer is going fast - it's only valid through November 10, 2017!

Best Value

The Wintergreen Season Pass is the best value for those who want to ski and ride all winter long! Not only does your Season Pass pay for itself with just five visits, but you'll receive reciprocal pass benefits at Wisp Resort in Maryland, Ragged Mountain Resort in New Hampshire, and Mount Washington Alpine Resort, British Columbia. That's over $500 additional value for your pass!

Learn More about Season Passes

Plus, we've got SNOWPOWER. Wintergreen is the only ski area on the East Coast to have 100 percent of its terrain covered by automated snowmaking. Theoretically with optimal conditions, Wintergreen Resort’s snowmaking system could cover a football field with 37 feet of snow in just 24 hours.

Learn More about SNOWPOWER.

Season Pass Benefits

  • 1000+ vertical feet of expert terrain serviced by its own high speed, six passenger lift make The Highlands an incredible ski and ride experience
  • Plenty of intermediate and beginner terrain provides something for the whole family
  • Easy drive on well-maintained roads
  • Just 90 minutes from Richmond; 2½ hours from DC; 3½ hours from Raleigh/Durham or Virginia Beach

Season Passes are valid every night session, 4 pm-close, including holiday periods. Season Passes are valid daily during Early and Late Season. During Regular Season, Season Passes are valid Sunday (after 12:30 pm) through Friday, with exception of holiday periods. Passholders save $20 off the purchase of an 8-hour lift ticket, or $15 off the purchase of a 4-hour lift ticket during times when passes are not valid (not valid with any other discounts). See all details.


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Fall Lingers in The Valley

Even though we had some surprise snow on top of the mountain on Sunday night, fall color is still sticking around - especially in the valley. Plus, the weekend will bring great seasonal temps, perfect for enjoying all the splendor of fall in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

weather november 1 2017

November Events & Activities


Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Thursday, November 02, 2017