Ghent, West Virginia (December 12, 2019)—Winterplace Ski Resort will open Saturday, December 14th for
"Skiing and Snowboarding are great family activities, and as a special offering to celebrate the season kickoff,
children 12 and under can ski free on Saturday, December 14th and Sunday, December 15th when
accompanied by a full-paying adult."
“We are doing our part to grow the sport, and pass on our love of skiing and snowboarding to the next
generation. Seeing our guests smiling and having fun on the first day is one of the highlights of the season,"
said Executive Vice President, Tom Wagner.
Once again this season, Winterplace has upgraded the snowmaking system and purchased new Rossignol
Skis and Snowboards for the rental fleet. Winterplace will continue to offer the award-winning Terrain Based
Learning™ method that makes learning to ski and snowboard easier and more fun. Winterplace has been
voted the Number one place to learn how to ski and snowboard (by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine).
Starting in January, live entertainment will be featured each Saturday in the Snowdrift Lounge. Along with
live entertainment, the popular “Tap Takeovers” featuring craft brews from around the area will be returning
each Saturday to Mickey’s slope-side restaurant.
Winterplace Ski Resort will open Saturday, December 14, 2019 for skiing and snowboarding. Winterplace
plans to open additional terrain as conditions allow. For opening information and current slope conditions
check the web at www.winterplace.com or call 800-607-SNOW (7669)
Ski & Snowboard Slope Hours (Starting Saturday, December 14, 2019)
Weekdays: 9 AM—10 PM
Weekends & Holiday Periods: 8:30 AM—10 PM
The Tubing Park will open at a later date based on weather.
Winterplace offers 27 trails, 10 lifts, a terrain park, and West Virginia’s Largest Snowtubing Park with two
super carpet lifts, a full-service resort center and a 10,000 square foot mid-mountain facility, The
MountainHouse. The rental shop features top-of-the-line Rossignol skis and Rossignol snowboards, plus a
demo center. Winterplace is located five minutes off I-77, at Exit 28, Ghent/Flat Top near Beckley, West
Virginia. For more information, call 800-607-SNOW (7669) or visit us on the web at winterplace.com.