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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Fall is in The Air

Happy first day of fall! We’ve gathered up the top things to do in the fall while visiting Deep Creek:

  1. Play a round of golf at Lodestone or Fantasy Valley Golf Course surrounded by colorful foliage.
  2. Cozy up around the courtyard firepits at The Lodge at Wisp Resort.
  3. Go for a hike in the crisp mountain air at Wisp or nearby State Parks.
  4. Explore the lake by Pontoon Boat at Deep Creek Lake State Park while taking in the fall foliage.
  5. Grab a meal from Wispers and enjoy it on the deck.
  6. Take in the autumn views of Deep Creek Lake via Scenic Chairlift Ride.
  7. Fly through the forest on Flying Squirrel Canopy Tour or ride down the mountain on the Mountain Coaster.
  8. Take a Fall Foliage Drive Tour around Deep Creek Lake.
  9. Visit Swallow Falls State Park to see Nature’s colors pop around the waterfall.
  10. Enjoy a fall festival at Wisp's Oktoberfest.
  11. Play a round of Disc Golf surrounded by the painted trees.
  12. View the Mountain Cam to see the kaleidoscope of colors.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, September 22, 2022

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Get Ready for Some Bavarian Fun!

Grab your lederhosen or dirndl because Oktoberfest is back this fall - October 8th!
🥨🍺🥨🍺

🍁 Beer Tastings
🍁 Contests
🍁 Artisan Village
🍁 Bavarian Food
🍁 Children's Activities
🍁 Live Music - Featuring OVFD Oompah Band & Boathouse Band

Plus, we’ll have all our favorite activities including Mountain Coaster, Canopy Tours, Scenic Chairlift Rides and more.

Save on tasting tickets by purchasing online in advance.

Special Lodging Package available.

To participate in the Artisan Village, please email [email protected]

PROST!

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Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Monday, September 12, 2022

Last Chance to Whitewater Raft for the Season!

Feed your sense of adventure…with Whitewater Rafting! Open to all skill levels – great for beginners. Your last chance to whitewater raft on the world’s only mountaintop course for the season is September 25th! Book your trip today by calling 800.462.9477. Open Saturdays and Sundays. Learn more about how to prepare for your Whitewater Rafting trip.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Monday, September 12, 2022

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

It's Wine Time!

The DCL Art & Wine Festival is this Saturday! And there is still time to book the Art & Wine Festival Package at Wisp.

Book today and enjoy:

  • Access to Saturday's Festival
  • Shuttle Service to and from the Festival
  • After Party – Performance by Scott Alexander
  • Charcuterie Board Making with Wine
  • Wisp Souvenir
  • More Fun!

Learn more and book your package for a weekend full of wine, cheese, music, and fun!

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Friday, August 19, 2022

Get Your 22-23 Mission: Affordable Season Pass

Save on Mission: Affordable Season Passes! Starting at just $429 through September 5th, enjoy unlimited skiing, Buddy Tickets, access to four other ski resorts across North America, and more! Invest in next winter now so you can hit the ground sliding into the season!

The Season Pass Countdown is on at Wisp!


buy now


Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, September 01, 2022

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Rick K. & The Allnighters Tonight at Stage Wisp!

Seize the rest of the summer season and enjoy outdoor markets, live music, and food every Wednesday this summer at Stage Wisp. Rock n' roll with Rick K. & The Allnighters from 6:30pm-9pm. Come early for the Farm & Art Market beginning at 5pm. Food and drinks will be available in the McHenry Lodge and on the Deck starting at 5:30pm. Don't forget your lawn chair, blanket and dancing shoes!

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Soar Among the Treetops

Zip through the trees, test your agility, and take in the views of the treetops and Deep Creek Lake. Experience zipping from 180ft up to 400ft on the Flying Squirrel Canopy Tour located at the Mountain Park. View Mountain Park Hours of Operation and book your tour in advance at 800.462.9477.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, August 04, 2022

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Join Us at Stage Wisp

We're kicking off August with a great show and there are plenty more high-energy shows to come in August. Stage Wisp features Terah Crawford Band! Join us at Stage Wisp every Wednesday evening in August for FREE live music from 6:30pm-9pm. Bring your lawn chair, blanket and dancing shoes! Plus, enjoy a Farm & Art Market with fresh produce, hand-crafted wares and unique goods that will precede each Wednesday concert beginning at 5pm. Your favorite summertime eats will also be available. Pulled pork, salmon sandwich, sweet treats, adult beverages and more all available starting at 5:30pm on the deck and in the McHenry Lodge.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Adventure Awaits!

Explore the Mountain Park with your friends and family! Our High-5 Pass makes it easy to take advantage of the fun. Share your pass or use it all yourself. Mix and match 5 of the following activities:

Mountain Coaster Ride
Chipmunk Challenge Course
Spider Monkey Adventure
Bag of Gem Mining Pay Dirt
Scenic Chairlift Ride
9-Holes of Disc Golf

You can even make it a getaway and enjoy our Overnight Adventure Package. Enjoy an adventure filled 2-night stay for the whole family! Includes a Mountain Park High-5 Pass for each person. Learn more and book your stay by calling (844) 472-2759. 

View Mountain Park hours.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Forecast: Sunny with a Chance of Wine

The annual Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival is just around the corner. Join us at Wisp for a weekend full of wine, cheese, music, and fun with our Art & Wine Festival Package. Shuttles to and from the festival, access to the festival, after party, and more all included in the package for just $249! Learn more and book now by calling 800.462.9477.


Friday, September 9, 2022
5pm-8pm              Premium Wine Tasting at Fairgrounds
                             Tickets available at deepcreekwinefest.com

7:30pm                 Make Your Own Charcuterie Board at Wispers Bar
                             Wispers Bar Open for Extended Hours

Saturday, September 10, 2022
7am-10am             Complimentary Hotel Continental Breakfast

11:45am-6:15pm   Complimentary Shuttle To and From Festival
                              Located just over a mile from Wisp Resort. Shuttles available continuously.

12pm-6pm            Art & Wine Festival Located at Garrett County Fair Grounds
                              Entrance to Festival & Souvenir Glass
                              Wine Tasting, Food, Wine Shop, Entertainment, Football Lounge, Cigar Bar

7pm-10pm              After Party at Wispers with Live Music

Sunday, September 11, 2022
7am-10am              Complimentary Hotel Continental Breakfast

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, July 21, 2022

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Leave the Cooking to Us

Let us take care of the cooking while you focus on vacationing 😎

Connect with family and friends on vacation while enjoying a Wisp breakfast, lunch, and dinner in your own private dining room. We’ll handle the cooking and cleaning while you concentrate on the rafting, golfing, zip lining, and more.

Learn more!

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Thursday, June 30, 2022

2022 Stage Wisp Lineup

Grab your dancing shoes because Stage Wisp is kicking off in less than a week with a bonus 4th of July concert! We're bringing you 10 concerts this season that will surely have you up on the dance floor. Every Wednesday in July and August enjoy FREE live music from 6:30pm-9pm. The Stage Wisp Farm & Art Market will kick off on the first Wednesday concert, July 6th at 5pm. Be sure to stop by and check out what our vendors have to offer each week.

July   4 – Boathouse - BONUS CONCERT FROM 6:30PM-9:30PM FOLLOWED BY FIREWORKS

July   6 – The Company Stores

July 13 – The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers

July 20 – The Remedy

July 27 – Queen City Funk & Soul

Aug   3 – Terah Crawford Band

Aug 10 – 18 Strings

Aug 17 – Rick K. & The Allnighters

Aug 24 – 80’s Enough

Aug 31 – The Hillbilly Gypsies

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, June 30, 2022

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

It's Getaway Season!

Summertime is officially here and it is time to pack up the car and head to Wisp Resort for a much needed getaway. Wisp Resort is your perfect summer destination with packages filled full of adventure.

Fuel Up On Fun

Get back in the driver’s seat of your summer. Don’t let gas prices get you down! Fill your summer with adventures and memories at Wisp Resort. From fast to slow, mild to wild, you’ll have trouble deciding what to do next. Make a splash at the mountaintop whitewater rafting course, ride and fly at the Mountain Park, or relax on the beach at Deep Creek Lake State Park. There is something for the whole car full to enjoy. It’s time to take back your summer!

Enjoy a 3-night stay at the Lodge at Wisp, a $75 gas card, and a complimentary ride on the ever-popular Mountain Coaster.
Starting at $99 pp/pn

Call 800.462.9477  to book today.

*Prices are per person, per night based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Restrictions apply.

Overnight Adventure

Why choose just one Mountain Park activity when you can enjoy five? With an almost endless list of activities for the entire family, Wisp’s Mountain Park makes it easy for you and your family to reconnect! Mix and match any five High-5 Pass activities.

Enjoy an adventure filled 2-night stay for the whole family! Includes a Mountain Park High-5 Pass for each person.

High-5 Pass
Choose any combination of 5 of the following activities:

  • Spider Monkey Adventure
  • Chipmunk Challenge Course
  • Mountain Coaster
  • Scenic Chairlift
  • 9-Holes of Disc Golf
  • Bag of Gem Mining Pay Dirt 

Starting at $89 pp/pn

Call 800.462.9477 to book today.

*Prices are based on occupancy for a family of four, availability and advance reservation. Restrictions apply.

Stay & Play Lodestone Golf Lodging Package

Enjoy 1-night’s lodging at the Lodge at Wisp and 1 round of golf with cart on Lodestone Golf Course.

Spring Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $179 pp/pn*
Spring Weekend: Friday & Saturday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $209 pp/pn*

Summer Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $189 pp/pn*
Summer Weekend: Friday & Saturday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $254 pp/pn* 

Fall Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $179 pp/pn* 
Fall Weekend: Friday & Saturday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $209 pp/pn*

Call 800.462.9477 to book.

*Prices are per person, per night based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Tee times required and standard cancellation policy applies for all tee times.

Stay & Play Fantasy Valley Golf Lodging Package

Enjoy 1-night’s lodging at the Lodge at Wisp and 1 round of golf with cart on Fantasy Valley Golf Course.

Spring Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $144 pp/pn*
Spring Weekend: Friday & Saturday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $174 pp/pn* 

Summer Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $159 pp/pn*
Summer Weekend: Friday & Saturday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $189 pp/pn* 

Fall Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $144 pp/pn* 
Fall Weekend: Friday & Saturday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $174 pp/pn*

Call 800.462.9477 to book.

*Prices are per person, per night based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Tee times required and standard cancellation policy applies for all tee times.

Stay & Play Fantasy Valley & Lodestone Weekend Package

Enjoy 1-night’s lodging at the Lodge at Wisp and 1 round of golf with cart on Fantasy Valley Golf Course and Lodestone Golf Course.

Spring Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $249 pp/pn*

Spring Weekend: Friday & Saturday, April 30 thru June 4 – Starting at $289 pp/pn*

Summer Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $274 pp/pn*
Summer Weekend: Friday & Saturday, June 10 thru September 30 – Starting at $349 pp/pn* 

Fall Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $249 pp/pn* 

Fall Weekend: Friday & Saturday, October 1 thru Closing Day – Starting at $289 pp/pn*

Call 800.462.9477 to book.

*Prices are per person, per night based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Tee times required and standard cancellation policy applies for all tee times.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Adventure is Calling!

Enjoy the Mountain Park and Whitewater Rafting fun 5 days a week. Beginning this Wednesday, June 14th, the Mountain Park and Whitewater Rafting Course will operate Wednesday-Sunday.

As always, you can make a splash at the State Park, cruise around on a Pontoon Boat Tour, and link up at Lodestone and Fantasy Valley golf courses every day of the week.

View our Hours and make your Rafting and Pontoon Boat Tour reservations by calling 800-462-9477. Tee Times can be made online.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Thursday, June 09, 2022

Stage Wisp Returns for Summer 2022

Summer has just begun, and you know what that means...Stage Wisp will be kicking off soon! Every Wednesday evening in July and August enjoy free live music. As always, the Farm & Art Market will take place during each concert.

Farm & Art Market: 5pm-9pm
Stage Wisp: 6:30pm-9pm

BONUS CONCERT: Enjoy a 4th of July concert from 6:30pm-9:30pm with the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce fireworks to follow.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, June 09, 2022

Monday, June 06, 2022

Be a Part of Our Team

Summer is just heating up and we have that perfect summer job you’ve been looking for 😎 Visit us at one of our Job Fairs this Thursday, June 9th from 1pm-3pm and 5pm-7pm. Most positions start at $17.00.  Learn about open positions, apply, and even interview at the fair. You can learn more and apply anytime.

Open positions:

Mountain Park

Cashiers

Food & Beverage

Bartenders  •  Restaurant Cooks  •  Restaurant Food Prep  •  Cashiers

Hotel

Front Desk Associates  •  Housekeepers  •  Breakfast Attendants

Whitewater Rafting

Raft Guides

Additional Positions

Facilities  •  Mt Ops Grounds Maintenance

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Monday, June 06, 2022

Thursday, June 02, 2022

Get Your Summer On!

Schools out, warm weather is here, the lake is sparkling, and it's time to kick Summer into high gear! Wisp is packed full of adventure, with activities from serene to extreme, from fast to slow, from mild to wild and from water to land, the most difficult part will be deciding what to do next. Make The Lodge at Wisp your adventure headquarters and book your stay today. Call 800-462-9477 to book.

Whitewater Rafting
Take a trip on the world's only mountaintop whitewater course. Take in the views and enjoy the rapids in a controlled environment. Available to all skills level making it perfect for the family.

Pontoon Boat Tours
Cruise around and take in the views of Deep Creek Lake. Leave the driving to one of our experienced Adventure Guides. Plus, learn some history and interesting facts about the lake and surrounding area.

Deep Creek Lake State Park Beach Hut
Tackle the lake on your own by kayak, canoe, or paddleboard. Then, relax on the beach while catching some rays.

Mountain Park
The Mountain Park has something for the whole family to enjoy. From the ever-popular Mountain Coaster to  Aerial Adventures, and Disc Golf to Gem Mining, along with lots more; the options will seem endless.

Golf
Link up on our award winning golf courses, Lodestone and Fantasy Valley. Between the scenic views and long drives, you'll leave the courses wanting more. 

Last Edited by The Wisperer -lz on Thursday, June 02, 2022

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Summer Has Arrived!

Start your summer out right - packed full of adventure! With adventures from serene to extreme, from fast to slow, from mild to wild and from water to land, the most difficult part will be deciding what to do next. The time has come for that long awaited Memorial Day holiday weekend, and a trip to Deep Creek Lake is just what the family needs. Make The Lodge at Wisp your adventure headquarters and book your stay today. Call 800.462.9477 to book.

Whitewater Rafting
Take a trip on the world's only mountaintop whitewater course. Take in the views and enjoy the rapids in a controlled environment. Available to all skills level making it perfect for the family.

Pontoon Boat Tours
Cruise around and take in the views of Deep Creek Lake. Leave the driving to one of our experienced Adventure Guides. Plus, learn some history and interesting facts about the lake and surrounding area.

Deep Creek Lake State Park Beach Hut
Tackle the lake on your own by kayak, canoe, or paddleboard. Then, relax on the beach while catching some rays.

Mountain Park
The Mountain Park has something for the whole family to enjoy. From the ever-popular Mountain Coaster to  Aerial Adventures, and Disc Golf to Gem Mining, along with lots more; the options will seem endless.

Golf
Link up on our award winning golf courses, Lodestone and Fantasy Valley. Between the scenic views and long drives, you'll leave the courses wanting more. 

Last Edited by The Wisperer -lz on Friday, May 27, 2022

Friday, May 13, 2022

Stay and Play

Stay and Play this spring, summer, and fall. Choose between one of our championship golf courses or stay for the weekend and experience both. Enjoy the convenience of staying just minutes away from the courses. Book your golf getaway by calling 800.462.9477.

Stay & Play Lodestone Golf Lodging Package

Enjoy 1-night’s lodging at the Lodge at Wisp and 1 round of golf with cart on Lodestone Golf Course.

Spring Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $179 pp/pn*
Spring Weekend: Friday & Saturday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $209 pp/pn*

Summer Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $189 pp/pn*
Summer Weekend: Friday & Saturday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $254 pp/pn* 

Fall Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $179 pp/pn* 
Fall Weekend: Friday & Saturday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $209 pp/pn*

Call 800.462.9477 to book.

*Prices are per person, per night based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Tee times required and standard cancellation policy applies for all tee times.


Stay & Play Fantasy Valley Golf Lodging Package

Enjoy 1-night’s lodging at the Lodge at Wisp and 1 round of golf with cart on Fantasy Valley Golf Course.

Spring Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $144 pp/pn*
Spring Weekend: Friday & Saturday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $174 pp/pn* 

Summer Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $159 pp/pn*
Summer Weekend: Friday & Saturday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $189 pp/pn* 

Fall Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $144 pp/pn* 
Fall Weekend: Friday & Saturday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $174 pp/pn*

Call 800.462.9477 to book.

*Prices are per person, per night based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Tee times required and standard cancellation policy applies for all tee times.


Stay & Play Fantasy Valley & Lodestone Weekend Package

Enjoy 1-night’s lodging at the Lodge at Wisp and 1 round of golf with cart on Fantasy Valley Golf Course and Lodestone Golf Course.

Spring Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, April 30 thru June 5 – Starting at $249 pp/pn*

Spring Weekend: Friday & Saturday, April 30 thru June 4 – Starting at $289 pp/pn*

Summer Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, June 6 thru September 25 – Starting at $274 pp/pn*
Summer Weekend: Friday & Saturday, June 10 thru September 30 – Starting at $349 pp/pn* 

Fall Midweek: Sunday – Thursday, September 26 thru Closing Day – Starting at $249 pp/pn* 

Fall Weekend: Friday & Saturday, October 1 thru Closing Day – Starting at $289 pp/pn*

Call 800.462.9477 to book.

*Prices are per person, per night based on double occupancy, availability and advance reservation. Tee times required and standard cancellation policy applies for all tee times.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Celebrate Mother's Day at Wisp

Join us this Mother's Day in the McHenry Lodge for a delicious buffet to celebrate Mom and Grandma! Reservations are required and will be taken through our Reservations Team at 855.990.0304. Time slots available: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, & 2pm. Come celebrate with us at Wisp Resort! Moms get a complimentary Mimosa and Rose! 

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Join Us this Summer

Work and Play at Wisp Resort in the summertime. We have plenty of opportunities for you to explore at our summer job fairs. Learn about positions, speak with our team, and even interview. You could return home with a new position! Plus, enjoy our perks – food discounts, retail discounts, and more.

When?

Wednesday May 4, 2022:        5pm – 7pm

Friday May 6, 2022:                 1pm – 4pm    

Where?

The Lodge at Wisp Hotel Meeting Room


Learn more, view available positions, and even apply anytime here.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, April 21, 2022

Friday, April 08, 2022

Springtime Means Golf Time

The birds are singing, the trees are starting to bud, and it’s almost golf season! Our team is getting the golf courses in tip top shape for golf season to commence. April 15th is the opening date for Fantasy Valley and the tentative opening date is April 30th for Lodestone.

You can book your tee times for both Fantasy Valley and Lodestone by calling 800.462.9477.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Friday, April 08, 2022

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Farewell Winter and Hello Spring

With winter in the rearview mirror, it’s time to get excited for spring!

There is plenty of mountain fun to be had at the Mountain Park beginning this weekend. We will welcome back Gem Mining, Archery, Chipmunk Challenge Course, and Spider Monkey Adventure.

Golf season will be here before we know it. Fantasy Valley’s tentative opening date is April 15th and Lodestone’s tentative opening date is April 30th.

As the weather warms, we will welcome in water adventures. Look for Pontoon Boat Tours to open mid-May. Whitewater Rafting and activities at Deep Creek Lake State Park will kick off on Friday, May 27th.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Friday, March 25, 2022

The Countdown is On

Time is running out to get your 2022-23 Mission: Affordable season pass for only $379!

The Season Pass Countdown is on at Wisp!

Here's the Deal:

 Just $379 - A Savings of 45% Off the Regular Price!
       ○    Full price for Students/Seniors is $529 & Adults is $699
•    Offer valid at this price until MONDAY, MARCH 28TH and only online
•    Passes can be used every day Wisp is open during the 2022-23 season
•    Access to 4 other Pacific Group Resorts across North America*
•    6 Buddy Tickets valid at any Pacific Group Resort ski area
•    Access to the slopes without capacity restrictions

Come join us: Accept the Mission

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Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Monday, March 28, 2022

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Thank You for Being a Part of the 2021-22 Season!

From the entire Wisp Team - thank you for making winter 2021-22 a great season! A special thank you to our season pass holders - we appreciate you! Whether it was your first time on skis, an adventure at the Mountain Park, or a season full of multiple visits, we hope that your time spent at Wisp was full of memories with family and friends. We certainly enjoyed having each and every one of you this winter and look forward to welcoming you back next winter.

Start planning for next season - Mission: Affordable season passes are on sale now for only $379 through this Monday, March 28th. No restrictions, access to four other resorts in North America, Buddy Tickets, and more!

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, March 24, 2022

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Today is the Last Day of the 2021-22 Winter Season!

Welcome in Spring and say goodbye to the 2021-22 Winter season today, Sunday, March 20. Today will be the final day of ski and snowboard operations for the season - get out and make those final turns. Thank you to everyone for a great winter season. We hope you created wonderful memories on our Mountain. With three other fabulous season - Spring, Summer, and Fall, there is so much to offer for you to 'connect with adventure' at Wisp Resort.

Don't forget - Mission: Affordable Season Passes for the 2022-23 season are at the best available rate of $379 until March 28. Invest in winter now so you can hit the ground sliding into the next season.

Buy your 22.23 Mission: Affordable Season Pass.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -lz on Sunday, March 20, 2022

Friday, March 18, 2022

Spring into the Weekend

The weekend has arrived, and some mountain adventure should be a part of your plans. Tickets are available online for tubing and skiing and snowboarding. Time to take advantage of those spring ski days!

Can't get enough of the winter fun? Buy your 22.23 Mission: Affordable Season Pass and be ready to hit the slopes come next winter. Plus, enjoy perks during the summertime as a season pass holder. Season passes are only $379 through March 28th.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Friday, March 18, 2022

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 🍀 Be on the lookout for a pot of gold on the mountain and around the resort. If you are lucky enough to find one, bring it to Guest Services for a St. Patrick’s Day gift!

The McHenry Lodge and Wispers Bar will also have specials of an Irish dish and green beer to celebrate the holiday.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Thursday, March 17, 2022

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Another Spring Ski Day

Grab your crew and hit the slopes for some excellent spring skiing conditions. Bright skies and soft snow equal the perfect spring skiing day. And there are several of those in the forecast this week!

Please note that our operating hours are shifting beginning Wednesday, March 16th. Ski and snowboard operations will end at 5pm daily. You can view our Hours of Operation for all changes.

Have you gotten your 22-23 Mission: Affordable Season Pass yet? Be sure to get it by March 28th for only $379!

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Friday, March 11, 2022

March Snowstorm

It may be March, but winter is still hanging around! This weekend is calling for snow. Make your way to Wisp to get in some turns on some fresh snow. Buy your tickets online and be ready to hit the slopes the day of. Or tackle the mountain a different way. Snow tubing tickets are also available. Get them before they are gone.

Make it a weekend escape – stay at the Lodge at Wisp and step directly onto the slopes in the morning.

Mission: Affordable Season Passes for the 22-23 season are on sale until March 28th for only $379. Mission: Affordable is the best thing to happen to winter and now is the best time to buy! Plus, new season pass holders ski the rest of 21-22 season FREE!

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Friday, March 11, 2022

Monday, March 07, 2022

Get Your Mission: Affordable Season Pass for the 22-23 Season

Wisp Resort's mission to make skiing and snowboarding affordable for the entire family continues with the 2022-2023 Mission: Affordable Season Pass. Season Passes are only $379 between March 7th-March 28th. Secure your pass now, and come next winter, your only focus will be on having fun on the slopes!

Season pass holder benefits include:

  • New Season Pass Holders ski the rest of the 2021-22 winter season FREE!
  • All Wisp Season Passes are valid any day Wisp Resort is open for the 2022-23 Winter Season.
  • Holiday day tickets will be $109 next year, and Wisp reserves the right to limit sales of day tickets to ensure a better guest experience; Season Passes will not be subject to such restrictions.
  • Access to ALL PGRI Resorts Across North America
  • Buddy Tickets
  • First Tracks
  • Summer Savings Program
  • And More!

buy now

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Monday, March 07, 2022

Friday, March 04, 2022

Blue Skies and Sunshine

Start your weekend off on the right ski and get out and enjoy the spring like conditions on the slopes. Take advantage of t-shirt skiing, goggle tan lines, and soaking up the sun. Lift tickets and tubing tickets are available for the weekend.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Friday, March 04, 2022

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

Military March

Wisp Resort is happy to offer Military March through the month of March or the end of the 2021-22 winter season to honor active members of the military. To honor our nation’s heroes, Wisp Resort is providing offers for lodging, skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing.

Military March Offers:

  • Lodging at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp for $119 per night.
  • Save up to 25% on lift tickets, rentals, lessons, and snow tubing.
  • Tickets and products can be reserved online with a valid military ID at wispresort.com. Skiing and riding tickets can be picked up at pickup boxes located outside of the ticket window of the McHenry Lodge. Rentals, lessons, and snow tubing can be redeemed on a mobile device by presenting the confirmation email with valid barcodes. The lodging offer can be reserved by calling 800-462-9477. Lodging offer based on availability and advance reservation, not valid with other discounts or promotions. Must present valid military ID upon check-in. All Military March offers are based on availability and advance purchase.

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Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Wednesday, March 02, 2022

Friday, February 25, 2022

Send Off February on the Mountain

Spend the last weekend of February the right way...on the slopes. Tickets are still available for the weekend. Season Passholders – tomorrow is the last Saturday of the season for First Tracks. Get in those extra turns on a wide open mountain – see you at 8am.

Our first BlackStrap Rail Jam of the season is happening this Saturday at 1pm at Central Park. Registration is in the McHenry Lodge at 11am. View our full event details.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Friday, February 25, 2022

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Rail Jams are Back

BlackStrap Rail Jams are back beginning this weekend!

Saturday, February 26
Saturday, March 5
Saturday, March 26

Registration is at 11am in the McHenry Lodge and competition starts at 1pm at Central Park. $15 competitor fee & $5 refundable race bib deposit - cash only. Thanks to our sponsors - BlackStrap & Smith.


Come and cheer on the skiers and riders as they perform big tricks and get big air.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Friday, February 25, 2022

Friday, February 18, 2022

Happy Long Weekend

Happy President’s Day weekend! Celebrate the holiday by skiing and riding with us on Monday. Tickets are still available. A limited number of tubing tickets are also available for Monday. Buy your tickets online.

Gold Medal Weekend

Cheer on your favorite USA team with us during our last Gold Medal Weekend. Activities begin today. Be sure to check out our Olympic food and drink specials at the Alpine Eatery, Wispers Bar, and DC’s Restaurant & Bar.

Friday, February 18, 2022

6pm - 9pm – Live Olympic Broadcast McHenry Lodge 

6:30pm – 9pm – DJ Benji McHenry Lodge

Food & Drink Specials  Alpine Eatery, Wispers Bar, DC’s Restaurant & Bar


Saturday, February 19, 2022

9am – 9pm – Live Olympic Broadcast McHenry Lodge

10am – 3pm – Master of Ceremonies DJ Benji McHenry Lodge

11am – 1pm – Olympic Trivia McHenry Lodge

5pm – Gold Medal Glow Tubing Mountain Park

Food & Drink Specials  Alpine Eatery, Wispers Bar, DC’s Restaurant & Bar

 

Sunday, February 20, 2022

9am – 5pm – Live Olympic Broadcast McHenry Lodge

9am – Golden Chair – Individuals on selected chair & lift win a Gold Medal (one medal per person)

10am – 1pm – Master of Ceremonies DJ Benji McHenry Lodge

1pm – Gold Medal Ceremony – DJ Benji McHenry Lodge

Food & Drink Specials Alpine Eatery, Wispers Bar, DC’s Restaurant & Bar


Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Bluebird Day

It's a beautiful day out on the mountain!

Have you secured your President’s Day weekend plans? We still have availability for skiing and riding this Friday and Monday. Be sure to buy your tickets in advance online to guarantee a place on the mountain.

Wisp Resort is committed to managing capacity to maximize everyone’s enjoyment. Mission: Affordable Season Pass holders, Mission: Four’dable Quad Pack Tickets, and Resort Lodging Guests are ensured access without reservations. Daily lift tickets, rentals, and tubing sessions must be purchased online in advance to ensure your spot on the mountain.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Monday, February 14, 2022

Happy Valentine's Day

Love is in the mountain air. Continue the holiday celebration and treat that special someone to the slopes this week. With 8 inches of snow over the past two days, the snow guns running, and our dedicated Mountain Operations team, we have some of the best conditions for skiing and riding of the season so far.

Weekend Ahead

Remember to get your tickets online in advance for the long weekend. We have availability for this Friday and Monday for President’s Day weekend. Get your tickets today.

Gold Medal Weekends return this Friday for the closing weekend of the Olympics. Help us cheer on the USA with our Gold Medal events.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Monday, February 14, 2022

Friday, February 11, 2022

TGIF

Congrats, you made it to Friday! Now get ready for a weekend full of great skiing and riding conditions. Tickets are still available for Sunday – get them before they are gone. Season Passholders – remember to get in those extra turns with First Tracks tomorrow at 8am.

Shopping

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we have you covered with holiday gifts. We think ski apparel is the best way to say I love you. Visit Outdoor Elements and the Hotel Boutique.

Dining

While you’re visiting, tame your tummy with some good eats. Choose from one of our dining outlets – Alpine Eatery, Wispers Bar, DC’s Bar & Restaurant, Sundown Café, Mountain Park Café, and Pumphouse Café.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Friday, February 11, 2022

Monday, February 07, 2022

Opening of Gold Medal Weekends

Our first Gold Medal Weekend of the 2022 Winter Olympics was a blast this past weekend! Packed full of ice sculpting, gold medal hunt, golden chairlift, contests, and of course... lots of gold medals. Join us for our second and last Gold Medal Weekend during the closing ceremony weekend of the Olympics - February 18th-20th.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Monday, February 07, 2022

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

Welcome February & Happy Groundhog Day!

A new month means new adventures on the mountain...and there is plenty of winter left to go. Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today, indicating 6 more weeks of winter! Conditions are great, there's lots of time to enjoy the slopes, and so much fun to look forward to. Be sure to check out our upcoming event - Gold Medal Weekends.

Be sure to secure your fun in advance - Wisp Resort is committed to managing capacity to maximize everyone’s enjoyment. Mission: Affordable Season Pass holders, Mission: Four’dable Quad Pack Tickets, and Resort Lodging Guests are ensured access without reservations. Daily lift tickets, rentals, and tubing sessions must be purchased online in advance to ensure your spot on the mountain.


Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Wednesday, February 02, 2022

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

New Trails and Snow on the Way

Chair 7 is open with Ridge Run, Big Dipper, and Ace's Run. Look for more trails to come soon and stay up-to-date with the Mountain Report. Snow of 2 - 4 inches is in the forecast from Winter Storm Kenan. Conditions are going to be superb and it may be windy so stop in to Outdoor Elements to get a facemask, goggles, handwarmers or an extra layer. What a great weekend to be on the mountain!

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Friday, January 28, 2022

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Gold Medal Weekends are Back

Cheer on your favorite USA Teams and Athletes at Wisp Resort for the opening and closing weekends of the 2022 Winter Olympics with on-snow competitions, off-snow games, fun and lots of gold medals. USA! USA!

February 4 - 6 & February 18 - 20, 2022

Book your lodging now at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp and purchase your lift tickets here!

Keep an eye out for more details on Gold Medal Weekends coming soon!


Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

More Terrain on the Way

How we feel about more trails opening for the weekend 🎉

You can expect the following to be open this Friday:

Main Street - East Ridge

Down Under - East Ridge

Longview - Front Side

Upper Wisp Trail - Front Side

More terrain to come very soon. Please stay tuned to the Mountain Report. Happy skiing and riding 🏂⛷️

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Monday, January 17, 2022

Izzy Stopped By

Winter Storm Izzy stopped by and is still here! 12 inches of fresh POWDER and six new trails, bringing our slope count to 17 open trails. Keep an eye on our Mountain Report for updates on terrain, conditions, snow accumulation and more.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Monday, January 17, 2022

Friday, January 14, 2022

Snow is on the Way for the Holiday!

We’re gearing up for a big holiday weekend with 11 slopes now open, a solid base, and more snow on the way. We’re expecting 12 plus inches of snow beginning on Sunday – bringing fresh powder just in time for Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. Stay up-to-date on conditions and accumulation with the Mountain Report.

Hurry, Lift Tickets Going Fast!

Ensure access to the slopes by staying at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp. All hotel guests are ensured access to the mountain with packages including lift tickets, rentals, and group lessons. Roll out of bed, into your boots, and walk out the backdoor onto the slopes. It's that easy when you stay at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp. Limited day and night tickets available.

Midweek Skiing and Snowboarding

Can't make it to Wisp this weekend? Book a midweek stay for savings and wide-open terrain. Plus, we make it easy to take advantage of the slopes with our Midweek Madness and Learn to Ski and Snowboard lodging and lift ticket packages.

Secure Your Fun in Advance

Wisp Resort is committed to managing capacity to maximize everyone’s enjoyment. Mission: Affordable Season Pass holders, Mission: Four’dable Quad Pack Tickets, and Resort Lodging Guests are ensured access without reservations. Daily lift tickets, rentals, and tubing sessions must be purchased online in advance to ensure your spot on the mountain.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Monday, January 17, 2022

Friday, January 07, 2022

Snow Much Snow!

We received 7 inches of natural snow from overnight and today! Plus, our snow guns have been firing away. So far this season, 74 million gallons of water have been pumped for snowmaking!

Ski with us this weekend! Day tickets, night tickets, and tubing tickets are available here. On your ski breaks, warm up with some hot cocoa and a hot meal at one of our dining outlets - DC's, Alpine Eatery, Wispers, and Sundown Café.

Last Edited by The Wisperer -cm on Sunday, January 09, 2022

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: 

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