The `Nut or Wintergreen for newbies?
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January 2, 2009
Member since 12/1/2003 🔗
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I have a friend that is willing to go snowboarding for their first time and they live down in Roanoke. Being that Massanutten and Wintergreen are the two closest resorts, I was wondering which would be better. They are a newbie never having skied or snowboarded before and neither has their kids. I want to go and hang out with them and introduce them to snowsports but I'm curious which resort is better suited towards first timers? Thoughts or advice?
January 2, 2009
Member since 11/27/2004 🔗
532 posts
Really a toss-up. Either one will be just fine.
January 2, 2009
Member since 12/1/2003 🔗
1,547 posts
I guess the only really important deciding factor is current snow conditions?
January 2, 2009
Member since 01/8/2005 🔗
1,318 posts
And go on a weekday if you can. They are madhouses on weekends in my opinion, and I would not want to introduce people to the sport under those conditions. On the other hand, I never see more than a few dozen people at Wintergreen on a typical weekday. That would be a perfect time for total newbies.
marzNC - DCSki Supporter 
January 3, 2009
Member since 12/10/2008 🔗
3,246 posts
How old are the kids? Do you plan to spend the night or just do a day trip? As others have said, either place would work. But they are quite different, in my opinion.

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