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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.

Photo 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% expert
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
Social Media: Facebook link Twitter link Instagram link
Webcams: View resort webcams
Web Site: http://www.wintergreenresort.com/
Directions: Via Google Maps

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Weather near Wintergreen

1:55 am on February 1 / Eagles Nest Airport
Overcast
33° F
Overcast
Humidity:99% Visibility:5.00
Wind Speed:0 mph Sunrise:7:21 a.m.
Barometer:30.12 in Sunset:5:38 p.m.
Dewpoint:33 °F
Marginal snowmaking conditions right now. Snowmaking
Overnight
cloudy
Low: 29°
Wintry Mix
Rain before 3am, then rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow between 3am and 4am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain after 4am. Low around 29. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
partlysunny
High: 33°
Chance of Wintry Mix and Patchy Fog then Partly Sunny
A chance of snow, possibly mixing with freezing rain after 9am, then gradually ending. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
cloudy
Low: 28°
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 8 mph.
Thursday
snow
High: 35°
Slight Chance of Snow then Slight Chance of Wintry Mix
A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of rain after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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


Snow conditions at Wintergreen

Wintergreen
Jan 31, 2023 at 8 am
Machine Groomed 30-32" base 14 of 26 trails open
4 of 5 lifts open

Snow conditions supplied by SnoCountry, and may be inaccurate or delayed at times. Please check directly with Wintergreen for the most up-to-date snow and operating conditions.


News about Wintergreen

From a Drizzly December to a Snowy New Year
Article thumbnail January 7, 2022 - The second half of December wasn’t ideal for Mid-Atlantic ski areas: cold temperatures from early in the season yielded to unseasonably (and, to skiers, unreasonably) mild days. As the calendar advanced from December to January, that’s all changed. DCSki provides a roundup of the latest conditions at local ski resorts.
More Mid-Atlantic Ski Resorts on Tap to Open December 4
Article thumbnail December 1, 2021 - The Mid-Atlantic ski season is already underway, and additional ski areas are scheduled to come on-line the weekend of December 4-5. DCSki presents a complete roundup of open — and soon-to-open — ski areas in this December 1, 2021 update. Above, Pennsylvania’s Seven Springs Resort has been laying down snow in preparation for a December 4 opening.
Snowmaking Begins as Mid-Atlantic Resorts Eye Opening Dates
Article thumbnail November 24, 2021 - Favorable snowmaking temperatures have enabled many Mid-Atlantic ski areas to begin snowmaking operations in preparation for their season openings. Sugar Mountain, Cataloochee, and Snowshoe are among the first ski areas to open for the 2021-2022 winter season. Above, early-morning snowmaking is shown at Pennsylvania’s Seven Springs Resort on November 23, 2021.
Rain Tries to Crash Party, but More Resorts Slated to Open
Article thumbnail 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
Article thumbnail 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
Article thumbnail 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.
Article thumbnail 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
Article thumbnail 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.
It’s On: The Ski Season Kicks Off
Article thumbnail November 27, 2014 - The 2014-2015 ski season is about to kick off. While many people will be hitting the stores on Black Friday, diehard skiers and snowboarders will be pointing their cars away from the shopping malls and towards the mountains — where they’ll find a variety of ski resorts launching their winter season.
Mid-Atlantic Resorts Prepare Slate of Summertime Activities
Article thumbnail May 31, 2014 - Depressed that the winter season is over? No worries. Mid-Atlantic ski resorts will provide plenty of activities this summer to distract you from the fact that there is no snow on the ground. Here’s a look at the summer offerings of many local resorts.

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