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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Hero's Day Returns!

Wisp Resort is proud to celebrate Hero's Day on Friday, January 7, 2022 in honor of first responders including military, fire, police, and rescue personnel (EMS). There are many heroes in the world, and Wisp Resort is saving this special day to provide complimentary lift tickets, Mountain Coaster rides, and Snow Tubing sessions for eligible first responders. Additional offers for the Hero and their immediate family members include $29 lift tickets, half-price ski and snowboard rentals, lessons, snow tubing sessions, and mountain coaster rides along with rooms at the Lodge at Wisp starting at just $119 per night.

Hero’s Day Offers:

  • Complimentary 1-day extended hours lift ticket for Heroes on Friday, January 7
  • Immediate family members of ‘Hero’ eligible for a $29 1-day extended hours lift ticket on Friday, January 7
  • Half-price ski and snowboard equipment rentals and group lessons – offer valid for the Hero only on Friday, January 7
  • Complimentary Mountain Coaster and Snow Tubing Session for Heroes at the Mountain Park ticket counter on Friday, January 7 (subject to availability)
  • Half-price Mountain Park products for immediate family members on Friday, January 7
  • Rooms at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp on Thursday or Friday, January 7 & 8, 2022 for $119/room, based on availability and advance reservation with proper ID presented.
  • Heroes and their immediate family members can purchase/reserve lift tickets, rentals, lessons, snow tubing, and mountain coaster tickets online with a valid ID at wispresort.com. The lodging offer can be reserved by calling 800.462.9477. All Hero’s Day offers are based on availability.

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Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Wednesday, January 05, 2022

Monday, December 20, 2021

12 Days of Christmas is Back!

Good tidings we bear to you and your kin! Come celebrate the holiday season with us at Wisp Resort from Dec. 20th through Dec. 31st. Each day will hold magical adventures for you and your whole family. Hot Cocoa Bars, Elves Workshops, Holiday Contests, NYE Celebration, and more fun! View the full 12 Days of Christmas schedule. 

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Monday, January 03, 2022

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Your Winter Getaway Awaits!

Stay slopeside at The Lodge at Wisp and be just a few steps away from the lifts. Choose from one of our Lodging Specials below.

NEW Mission: Four'dable Lodging Offer

Save up to 10% on a 2-night midweek stay* at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp when you purchase a 21.22 Mission: Four’dable quad pack. After purchasing your quad pack, input the promo code on your confirmation email into the online booking promo code field to receive the offer.

*Offer valid Monday through Thursday, non-holiday. Based on advance bookings of two consecutive nights and availability. Offer valid from November 8th through December 19th with proof of a 2021.22 Mission: Four’dable quad pack purchase. Limit of five (5) bookings per night on the promo code per guest.


Midweek Madness Package $363.69

Enjoy 1-night’s lodging at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp and a 1-day Lift Ticket.

Call (844) 472-2759 to book.

*Price is based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Valid Monday through Thursday nights, non-premium / non-holiday. Not valid with other discounts, promotions or group stays.


Learn-to Midweek Package $404.25 

Enjoy 1-night’s lodging at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp and an all-inclusive Learn-to Ski or Snowboard Package. It's everything you need to become a skier or snowboarder including a lift ticket, ski or snowboard equipment rental and a 90-minute group lesson.

Call (844) 472-2759 to book.

*Price is based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Valid Monday through Thursday, non-premium / non-holiday. Group Lessons available for ages 6 and up. Not valid with other discounts, promotions or group stays.


Wisp Weekend Experience Package $877.72 

Enjoy 2-night’s lodging at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp and a 2-day Lift Ticket.

Call (844) 472-2759 to book.

*Price is based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Valid non-holiday Friday and Saturday nights. 


Learning Adventure Weekend Package $969.34 

Enjoy 2-night’s lodging at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp, an all-inclusive Learn-to Ski or Snowboard Package on Saturday and a Lift and Rental Package on Sunday. It's everything you need to learn to ski or snowboard over a weekend!

Call (844) 472-2759 to book.

*Price is based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Valid non-holiday Friday and Saturday nights.


Military March $96 or 40% Off Stay

Enjoy lodging at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp.

Call (844) 472-2759 to book.

*Must present valid military ID to receive offer. Valid Monday through Thursday, non-premium / non-holiday for $96 or 40% off stay valid Friday-Saturday, non-premium / non-holiday. Available March 1-March 31. Not valid on packages, promotions or group stays. Based on availability and advance reservations.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, December 16, 2021

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Opening Weekend is THIS Weekend - Dec 3 & 4

Wisp Resort opens for the 2021-22 winter season Friday, December 3 with Snow Tubing and the Mountain Coaster at the Mountain Park from 4:00pm – 8:00pm and for skiing and snowboarding Saturday, December 4 from 9:00am – 4:00pm. The Mountain Park will continue operations on Saturday, December 4 from 10:00am – 4:00pm and then as regularly scheduled. Skiing and snowboarding will continue daily from 9:00am – 4:00pm weather permitting.

Maryland’s only ski resort began snowmaking on Monday, November 22. Wisp Resort’s General Manager, Ron Hawkes said, “We are excited to be opening as early as we are, and it is all thanks to our Mountain Operations team who took advantage of every second of snowmaking opportunity. We look forward to welcoming guests to the resort for a fun season.” Five slopes are planned to open Saturday including Squirrel Cage, Wisp Trail, Grouse Way, Sunset Boulevard, and Central Park Terrain Park. Multiple chairlifts and conveyor carpets will access the terrain for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels. 

In an effort to manage the ongoing Covid-19 risk for the 2021-22 winter season, Wisp Resort asks guests to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines which recommend wearing masks indoors, whether vaccinated or not, and at all times if unvaccinated. Guests are reminded to “Physical Distance” and remain 6 feet apart from other guests and staff and should regularly wash their hands or use hand sanitizer when washing is not possible. Lifts will operate at full capacity and masks are not required while riding or waiting in lines. Guests should purchase lift tickets online in advance (launching soon) and utilize contactless pick-up boxes and the resort’s mobile app for food & beverage orders whenever possible.

Lift tickets are $89 for adults and $69 for juniors ages 6-12. Weekend 4-hour flex tickets are $79 for adults and $59 for juniors. Rates for the Mountain Park including Snow Tubing are $39 per person for a 2-hour session. Mountain Coaster tickets are $19 for a single ride and $24 for double rider. Mission: Four’dable Quad Packs of unrestricted lift tickets are available online at wispresort.com through December 19 for $279. Additional services and amenities available for opening weekend include dining, shopping, and skier services. The most up-to-date conditions, lift operations, and trail openings will be on Wisp Resort’s Mountain Report at wispresort.com. All operations are weather permitting.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Mountain Report Summary

Closed for the 2021-22 Winter Season

Slopes Open: 
New Snow:  0in
Trails/Lifts Open:  0/0
Base:  0""
Snowmaking:  No
Surface Conditions: 

See Full Slope Report