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Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen, Virginia

Vertical drop:1,003 feet
Base elevation:2,512 feet
Peak elevation:3,515 feet
Skiable acres:129
Longest run:1.4 miles
Trails:24

Wintergreen Resort offers great views from its great location in the heart of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Wintergreen is also a bona fide year-round resort — offering golf, tennis, a spa, swimming, and many other activities.

Wintergreen Mountain peaks at 4,000 feet, bringing cool summer temperatures and helping to attract and keep snow during the winter months. The resort offers 24 slopes and trails with a respectable vertical of 1,000 feet. There are 125 skiable acres. Wide-open beginner terrain is plentiful, along with plenty of steeps to keep the experts happy.

In recent years Wintergreen has invested millions of dollars in capital improvements, including the installation of two six-passenger, high-speed lifts. Wintergreen has also continually updated its state-of-the-art computerized snowmaking system. 100% of Wintergreen’s terrain is covered by fully automated snowmaking, which can cover the equivalent of a football field with 37 feet of snow in just 24 hours.

Wintergreen also has two tubing parks, including Virginia’s largest. One park offers a gentler ride, while the other offers hair-raising runs reaching 25-40 miles per hour.

Photos provided by Wintergreen Resort.

Key Statistics

Resort Name: Wintergreen Resort
Vertical Drop: 1,003 feet
Base Altitude: 2,512 feet
Peak Altitude: 3,515 feet
Trails: 24 Trails:

  • 23% beginner
  • 35% intermediate
  • 42% advanced
  • Skiable Acres: 129
    Longest Run: 1.4 miles
    Lifts: 7 (2 high-speed six-seaters, 1 quad, 1 triple, 1 double, 2 conveyor lifts)
    Night Skiing: Yes, on 14 slopes
    Terrain Park: Two terrain parks, with snow features, jibs, and rails.
    Tubing Park: "The Plunge" Tubing Park has ten 900-foot long lanes with a 100 foot vertical drop. "The Slide" Tubing Park has gentler, more tame downhill runs for ages two and up.
    Address: Route 664
    Wintergreen, VA 22958
    Phone: (855) 699-1858 or (434) 325-2200
    Latitude: 37.916508
    Longitude: -78.941746
    Links: http://www.wintergreenresort.com/
    Conditions near Wintergreen Resort:
    11:15 pm on January 24 / Eagles Nest Airport
    46° F
    Overcast
    Humidity:99%
    Wind Speed:0 mph
    Barometer:29.94 in
    Dewpoint:46 °F
    Visibility:2.00 mi
    Sunrise:7:27 a.m.
    Sunset:5:29 p.m.
    Doesn't look like it's cold enough for snowmaking. 

    Weather supplied by the National Weather Service. Errors or reporting delays may be possible.

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    Snow Conditions at Wintergreen:
    Wintergreen
    Today at 7 am
    Machine Groomed 28-32" base 14 of 26 trails open
    4 of 5 lifts open

    News about Wintergreen

    Rain Tries to Crash Party, but More Resorts Slated to Open

      December 20, 2018 - Early-season cold temperatures enabled many Mid-Atlantic resorts to fire up the snowguns, but the cold gave way to some bouts of milder temps and heavy rain, which has delayed the start of the season for some resorts. Although pre-Christmas rain is still adding to the challenge, several additional resorts plan to open in the coming days.

    Canaan Valley Resort Recognized by Liftopia’s Best in Snow Awards

      December 28, 2017 - On December 20, 2017, Liftopia announced its Second Annual Best in Snow Awards, and Mid-Atlantic ski area Canaan Valley Resort received top billing in two categories.

    The Mid-Atlantic Ski Season Kicks Off

      December 14, 2017 - The past week saw the arrival of cold temperatures, and the dip in Mercury allowed ski areas to fire up their snowguns. Although lifts have already started running at several resorts, by the end of the December 16-17 weekend nearly every ski resort in the Mid-Atlantic will have kicked off its 2017-2018 winter season. DCSki has the latest opening information here.

    Distressed about the Lack of Snow? DCSki Presents Pictures of Snow.

      December 23, 2015 - There was once a time when it snowed in the Mid-Atlantic in December. Sadly, this is not one of those years. On Christmas Eve, temperatures are forecast to reach the mid-70s — possibly smashing records. As a public service, and to help you get through the next couple snowless weeks, DCSki presents this series of photos showing snow.

    Firsthand Report: Wintergreen Wounded Warrior Adaptive Weekend

      February 14, 2015 - Connie Lawn and Charles Sneiderman recently participated in the 11th Annual Wounded Warrior Weekend at Virginia’s Wintergreen Resort. They provide this Firsthand Report.

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