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Calling All Skiers and Snowboarders Home to Massanutten

The winter called skiers and snowboarders home for year 50 of snow sports to the mountain for season 2022-2023! Massanutten Mountain welcomed its challenging winter season with an onslaught of snowmaking power through the addition of 50 HKD low-energy snow guns, retrofitting  six automated fan snowmakers, 52 HKD KLIK snow guns, 22 TechnoAlpin, and eight SMI fan guns! Committed to keeping its emissions low, Massanutten Resort leads the way in Virginia’s Ski Resorts in partnership with the National Ski Areas Association. This year, Massanutten Snow Sports was excited to open three new trails, two new “Blue Square” trails, “Mueller’s Mile” and “Ridgecrest” and a “Black Diamond” trail – “Slot”. The new terrain and snowmaking improvements will be transformational to the skiing and riding experience at Massanutten. Next summer will see the installation of a new detachable high-speed lift to replace the Peak Quad lift, the addition of another new “Double Black Diamond” trail, and a revitalized Bike Park.

Winter’s not over yet until the first festival of the season arrives. Join Massanutten for it’s annual Snow Moon Fest – Friday, March 3rd – Sunday, March 5th -, with a 4K on the Fairway with proceeds going to Elkton Area United Services. This year’s Snow Moon Fest will feature an all new donut eating contest to benefit Therapeutic Adventures  and dog dress-up contest, along with old favorites such as tap takeovers, Live at the Lodge Party, Northern Lights Tubing, brunch at Campfire Grill, USASA Snowboard/Ski Cross Race, a sidewalk sale, kids activities, beer, and wine samples, and a torchlight slope parade & fireworks.

With spring right around the corner, Massanutten invites all its guests to return to the mountain for all new adventures including new Premier packages that take the stress out of planning and starts your vacation early! Stay in a recently renovated lodging (Woodstone Meadows and Summit) or at the valley-based Regal Vistas – with perks such as early check-in, dedicated concierge teams, planned itineraries, and exclusive excessive to extra resort goods –Spring Premier packages are perfect for couples looking for a romantic getaway, family outings on spring break, or even an adventure with best friends! 

While you’re here on your grand getaway, don’t forget to stop by Massanutten’s all new, Perfect Break and take your turn on a Topgolf Swing Suite with games like football, soccer, hockey, carnival games, zombie dodgeball, and of course – Topgolf. “Perfect Break” also offers e-gaming stations with state-of-the-art gaming rigs, and a snack bar featuring all your favorite appetizers and drinks!

Breathe in the fresh mountain air with hiking, biking, zip lining, summer tubing, or exploring the varying recreational activities around the resort and along the valley. Now partnering with Luray Caverns, under their “Discover Natural History This Spring” package, you can stay within modern-day comforts while exploring the most famous caverns on the East Coast! Complete your mountain stay with a visit to the award-winning Massanutten Indoor/Outdoor WaterPark.  Be sure to check out the brand new arcade expansion and try out Splash’s Bar & Grill – the newest restaurant to the mountain!

New to the mountain – now your best four-legged friend can come to the mountain with you! Massanutten is now welcoming limited lodging for guests wishing to bring their dogs with them on vacation. Hosted by Donnie the Teacup Chihuahua, all dog guests must follow a general set of rules while visiting to ensure all guest safety. Please see all of Donnie’s Rules here. 

As Massanutten enters the second stretch of its century of mountain excellence, it welcomes you to Break Free with them and experience the mountain once more! Meet you on the Mountain!

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