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Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Opening delay on BRE, Lower Dobie and Lower Diamond Hill

Hours:  Open with day and night sessions, 9am-9pm.    

Rates:  Midweek rates

Open Trails:  23 trails open (see below) – Outer Limits un-groomed. 

Lifts:  4 lifts open – Potato Patch, Loggers Alley, Big Acorn and Highlands Express.  NOTE: The Blue Ridge Express Lift will be closed this morning while we work to identify and repair a randomly occurring safety circuit fault.  We will operate Loggers Alley Lift while this work is being done.  Lower Dobie and Lower Diamond will remain closed until the Blue Ridge Express Lift opens.  Highlands will be open with a return to the main section of the mountain via Loggers Alley Cross Trail.  Sorry for the inconvenience. 

Surface:  40-70+ inch machine groomed and un-groomed base.

Terrain Park:  The Progression Park is open with: small down box, small flat box, long arm pole jam, 15ft flat rail, “A” frame box, flat down box, propane tank, up disco box, small jump, medium jump and medium hip. The Advanced Park is open with: 20ft flat pipe, 20ft down pipe, 10 stair, 20ft down rail, waterfall tank, 30ft down cigar pipe, 20ft flat slim jim pipe, elbow kink, 30ft down rail, 30ft down pipe, donkey rail set up flat, large flat down rail, large battleship rail, 20ft flat rail, large propane tank, 20ft flat box, tank bonk, pole jam, medium and large jumps. 

Tubing:  Open with sessions from 1:30p until 8:30pm.  Sessions often sellout, you can purchase tickets in advance here:  http://www.wintergreenresort.com/Tubing/

Ridgelys Fun Park:  Open Saturday and Sunday with sessions from 11am-4pm.   NOTE: RFP closes for the season on Sunday March 8th.

Snowmaking:  Cold temps and consistent natural snow are providing increasing base depths and great surface conditions.  With a ton of snow, we plan to ski and ride into late March.

TENTATIVE MARCH OPERATING SCHEDULE:

Skiing and Riding:

3/2 – 3/8 - Normal day and night schedule.

3/9 – 3/12 - Day sessions only - Night skiing resumes over the weekend.

3/13 & 3/14 - Day and night sessions

3/15 - Day sessions only

3/16 – 3/19 - Closed – reopening over the weekend. 

3/20 – 3/22 - Day sessions only 

3/23 – 3/27 Closed – reopening for one final day on Saturday???

3/28 – TBD

Tubing:

3/2 – 3/8 - Normal day and night sessions.

3/9 – 3/12 - Closed

3/13 & 3/14 - Day and night tubing sessions

3/15 - Day tubing sessions only

3/16 – 3/19 - Closed  

3/20 – 3/22 - Day tubing sessions only 

3/23  - Closed for the season

 

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Tuesday, March 03, 2015

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