I went back to CO on 1/10-14 and skied a day at Loveland (sort of a "local" CO ski area), and remembered how much fun skiing is. So, me and a friend decided to go out to Wintergreen this past Monday. We spent most of the day in the "Highlands" area, which was much less crowded than the rest of the area.
Overall, I got the following impressions of Wintergreen:
Pretty good lift capacity
Good use of snowmaking
Good terrain given the limitations of the
Decent food at the cabin we ate at
Every trail was groomed! Where are the
Snow conditions were good to start with,
but (predictably) got pretty icy by the
end of the afternoon
$49 lift ticket price didn't seem like a
Overall, it was pretty fun, but I think I'll
try to go to Snowshoe next time, although it's a bit farther..
knocks the weekend price from $49 to $41. Its like a free lunch