Wisp: Maryland’s Only Ski Resort

first_imgIn a nutshell: Nestled in the mountainous corner of Western Maryland, lies Maryland’s only ski resort – Wisp Resort.  With an average annual snowfall of over 100” (thanks mostly to lake effect snow) combined with 172 acres of skiable terrain, skiers and riders will delight in the variety of terrain Wisp has to offer.   Plus, there are terrain parks, gladed terrain, a massive snow tubing park, ice skating rink and the unique mountain coaster.  And that’s just the outdoor stuff!  The slope-side Lodge at Wisp has recently completed over $2 million in renovations with 169 updated rooms, new entrance, fitness center and 2 new courtyards with firepits that just scream Apres Ski!  There are restaurants, cafes and a few lounges sprinkled around the mountain while shoppers won’t have any trouble finding their niche either with Outdoor Elements being the main ski and snowboard shop with great outdoor name brands available.  Wisp Resort recently opened Wisp Escape Games for those looking to use more brains and less brawn. Steals & Deals:  Who doesn’t love a good ski / ride deal?!  Wisp debuted advance online lift tickets discounts this season.  Save up to 47% on one, two and three day lift tickets – the earlier you buy, the more you could save.  Monday Deal Days are the real steal – for just $49 you get a lift ticket valid from 9am – 5pm, ski or snowboard equipment rental and a 1-hour group clinic.  The ultimate ski getaway must include slope-side lodging so be sure to check out the Midweek Madness Package at The Lodge at Wisp – starting at just $84 pp*, you get 1-night’s lodging and a 1-day lift ticket (*fine print:  valid sun-thurs non-premium, based on double occupancy).  And if you just can’t get away midweek, try the Learning Adventure Weekend Package starting at $439 pp* – you get 2-night’s lodging, a learn-to package on Saturday (includes lift ticket, equipment and group lesson) and lift and rental package on Sunday. (*fine print:  excludes holidays, based on double occupancy.) Main Event:  Wisp Resort is happy to introduce Gold Medal Weekends!  Slated for February 9 – 11 and February 23 – 25, these two weekends are jam-packed with events and happenings to help you cheer on your favorite USA Teams and Athletes and get you pumped about the Winter Olympics!  Plus, they’ll be custom Wisp Resort Gold Medals up for grabs to bring out the competitor in all of us.  USA! USA!last_img

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