Bryce Resort – Basye, VA

Average inches of snowfall? 60-80 inches

Number of slopes? 8

Skiable acres? 25

Pass prices?  

Weekend/Holiday – Adult: $70, Junior: $62

Weekday – Adult: $45 Junior: $40

Opening day?  November 16, 2019

Number of lifts? 5 surface lifts and 2 aerial lifts

Longest run? Redeye at 3,500 feet

Base/summit elevation? 1,250 ft/1,750 ft

Driving distance to nearest major cities?

  • Washington, D.C. – 116 Miles
  • Richmond, Va. – 141 Miles
  • Charlottesville, Va. – 97 Miles
  • Roanoke, Va. – 146 Miles
  • Lexington, Ky. – 449 Miles
  • Charlotte, N.C. – 330 Miles
  • Winston Salem, N.C. – 251 Miles
  • Atlanta, Ga. – 567 Miles
  • Chattanooga, Tenn. – 503 Miles

[divider]What’s new at the resort this year?[/divider]

Bryce is adding an ice skating rink this year. The rink will be in front of the restaurant by the tubing hill. Fifteen dollars covers one hour of skating and rentals which, includes skates, a helmet, and wrist guards. Expect the rink to open around Thanksgiving weekend.

[divider]What are the best après ski activities available at the resort and in the area?[/divider]

The Copper Kettle Bar & Lounge offers food and beverage with picture windows overlooking the slopes and features live music on the weekends.

[divider]Where do you recommend visitors buy or rent their gear?[/divider]

Our onsite Ski Boutique, located in the new Shenandoah Center, offers the latest gear and apparel that will equip anyone for a day out on the slopes.

[divider]How many beginner, intermediate, and expert trails are there?[/divider]

2 beginner, 4 intermediate, 1 expert

[divider]What activities are available beyond the slopes?[/divider]

Snow Tubing is directly beside the slopes, no skills required. Ice skating is a new addition that will be placed next to the tubing hill in front of the restaurant. The surrounding mountains offer a variety of hiking trails to explore with unbeatable views. Visit the historic Shrine Mont in Orkney Springs just down the road. You can even stay a night in one of their quaint cabins.

[divider]Where is the best place to stay in the area? And if they are looking to buy?[/divider]

Several onsite locations are offered through different companies as well as realty companies for those looking to buy. From hotels and condos to slopeside cabins, you can browse all of the options online.

[divider]What do you offer for beginners who want to learn how to ski or snowboard?[/divider]

Our First Time Package bundles a lift ticket, one hour lesson, and rental equipment for anyone 8 years of age and older looking to take to the slopes for the first time. The award-winning Kinder School features unique and interactive activities designed to teach children ages 4-7 how to get started in the sports of skiing and snowboarding.

[divider]What are the best runs and why?[/divider]

Our signature trail, Bootlegger, is the perfect intermediate slope, offering an upper section that provides moderate pitch, perfect for carving, and featuring a steep headwall at the end to challenge most skiers and snowboarders.

[divider]Do you offer any family-friendly activities?[/divider]

All of our activities, both winter, and summer are geared towards families, young and old for all to enjoy!

[divider]Are there activities available in the offseason?[/divider]

We are a four-season resort! Dependent upon season, we offer golfing, scenic lift rides, mini-golf, disc golf, Zipline Adventure, Bryce Bike Park, Lake Laura, and more.

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