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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Ready. Set. Make Lots of Snow!

Winter weather is back again and it's showtime for our Mountain Operations Team of snowmakers and groomers.  They are busy covering the mountain with snow to open as much terrain as possible on Opening Day, Friday, December 13.  Mother Nature may kick in a few extra inches of natural snow this evening to our overall efforts and we'll take it!  The only thing that gets us more excited about opening for the season is opening with over $1 million in improvements and changes to enhance the skier, and overall, resort experience.  Read all about it here.

Opening Weekend Chairlift Hours:

Friday & Saturday, December 13 & 14: 9am - 9pm
Sunday, December 15:  9am - 5pm

Opening Weekend Mountain Park Hours:

Friday, December 13: Mountain Coaster-1pm-8pm, Snow Tubing-4pm-8pm
Saturday, December 14: 10am-8pm
Sunday, December 15: 10am-5pm

Opening Weekend Rates:

Friday & Sunday 8-hr Flex Lift Ticket:  Adult-$64/day Junior-$39/day
Saturday 8-hr Flex Lift Ticket: Adult-$69 Junior-$49

Handy Links & Information:

Buy your Mission: Four'dable 4-pack of unrestricted lift ticket by Dec 20

Book your stay at the slope-side Lodge at Wisp

Stay up-to-date on snowmaking and trail status with the Mountain Report.

Watch the snow fall on our Mountain Cam.

Last Edited by Lori Zaloga on Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Monday, December 02, 2019

3-Free-Learn-to-Ski or Snowboard Program is Back!

Wisp Resort is on a mission to introduce more skiers and snowboarders to our industry.  What better way to do that then by making it FREE and EASY!?

Who:  First-time skiers or snowboarders ages 8+

What:  Free Learn-to Ski or Snowboard Package includes Learning Area Lift Ticket, Ski or Snowboard Equipment Rental and Group Lesson

Where:  The Learning Center at Wisp Resort located in Sundown Village

When:  Saturday, December 14 thru Friday, December 22, 2019  9am - 3pm

How:  Registration is only available online HERE at least 48 hours in advance.  Guests must select 3 different dates to register as it is not automatic nor consecutive.

Reservation Fee: $5; First 3-free-learn-to-ski reservation fee will go to the RFID card processing fee.  The 2nd and 3rd reservation fees for 3-free-learn-to-ski will be refunded.  Cancellations and no-shows forfeit the reservation fee.  

Graduate:  Our goal is for all those beginner skiers and snowboarders to complete 3 learn-to ski or snowboard lessons.  After that, we will offer a $299 19.20 Winter Season Pass as well as a $199 seasonal equipment rental.  Graduate products must be purchased by end of business on Monday, December 23, 2019.

Fine Print:  Limited availability.  One learn-to package per person per day.  Maximum of 3 learn-to packages per person.  After the group lesson, guests can upgrade to a full-access lift ticket for that day (based on available terrain) and extend rental equipment for the remainder of the day for $19.  Seasonal equipment offer based on availability and limited quantities.

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Monday, November 25, 2019

Mission: Four'dable Quad Packs - Only $209!

Wisp Resort's on-going mission to make skiing and riding more affordable for everyone is back for the 19.20 Winter Season with the Mission: Four'dable quad pack.  It's 4 unrestricted extended day lift tickets valid for the 19.20 winter season for just $209

Here’s the deal:

  • Four unrestricted extended day lift tickets (printed on 4 new one-way non-reloadable RFID cards)
  • Only $209
  • Offer valid online only from November 25 thru 11:59 pm on December 20, 2019
  • Tickets valid any day Wisp Resort is open during the 19.20 Winter Season.
  • No redemption necessary - take ticket directly to chairlift!
  • Use anytime including same day.  Use all 4 yourself or give them out to others.
  • Unlimited quad packs per purchase.
  • Once your purchase is complete, your credit card will be charged for the amount shown regardless of whether or not the cards are used.
  • We do not guarantee number of operating days, lifts or slopes, weather, or other conditions.
  • Tickets expire at the end of the 19.20 Winter Season.  All sales final.  No refunds, exchanges, returns, extensions or cash value.  Not for re-sale.

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Come Join Us: Accept the Mission!

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Monday, November 25, 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Mission: Four'dable Quad-Pack - Running Out of Time!!

Only a few days left to get this deal at such a great price.  Wisp Resort's on-going mission to make skiing and riding more affordable for everyone is back for the 19.20 Winter Season with the Mission: Four'dable quad pack.  It's 4 unrestricted extended day lift tickets valid for the 19.20 winter season for just $189

Here’s the deal:

  • Four unrestricted extended day lift tickets (printed on 4 new one-way non-reloadable RFID cards)
  • Only $189
  • Offer valid online only from November 1 thru 11:59 pm on November 24, 2019
  • Tickets valid any day Wisp Resort is open during the 19.20 Winter Season.
  • No redemption necessary - take ticket directly to chairlift!
  • Use anytime including same day.  Use all 4 yourself or give them out to others.
  • Unlimited quad packs per purchase.
  • Once your purchase is complete, your credit card will be charged for the amount shown regardless of whether or not the cards are used.
  • We do not guarantee number of operating days, lifts or slopes, weather, or other conditions.
  • Tickets expire at the end of the 19.20 Winter Season.  All sales final.  No refunds, exchanges, returns, extensions or cash value.  Not for re-sale.
  • Quad pack rate increases November 25, 2019

buy now

Come Join Us: Accept the Mission!

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Winter Is Here!

Welcome Winter!! ❄️ Check out those new Techno Alpin TR8 tower fan snow guns in action!!  Wisp Resort's Snowmaking Team started making snow around 3am this morning with snow guns blanketing the front side and the snow tubing park at this time. Weather conditions are optimal and we will continue to pump out the white stuff as long as weather permits. ⛷⛷⛷ Follow the action on our web cam at: https://wispresort.com/Wisp-Cam/ 

Almost time to pick up your SEASON PASSES!! 

Wisp Resort has brand new RFID cards and we are stoked.  Season Passes can be picked up on Saturday, November 30th at Outdoor Elements Retail Shop. It's almost time to shred!  

Mission: Four'dable

Don't forget to purchase your Mission: Four'dable quad packs!!  Wisp Resort's on-going mission to make skiing and riding more affordable for everyone is back for the 19.20 Winter Season with the Mission: Four'dable quad pack.  It's 4 unrestricted extended day lift tickets valid for the 19.20 winter season for just $189

Here’s the deal:

  • Four unrestricted extended day lift tickets 
  • Only $189
  • Offer valid online only from November 1 thru 11:59 pm on November 24, 2019
  • More info HERE

buy now

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Mission: Four'dable is Back!

Wisp Resort's on-going mission to make skiing and riding more affordable for everyone is back for the 19.20 Winter Season with the Mission: Four'dable quad pack.  It's 4 unrestricted extended day lift tickets valid for the 19.20 winter season for just $189

Here’s the deal:

  • Four unrestricted extended day lift tickets (printed on 4 new one-way non-reloadable RFID cards)
  • Only $189
  • Offer valid online only from November 1 thru 11:59 pm on November 24, 2019
  • Tickets valid any day Wisp Resort is open during the 19.20 Winter Season.
  • No redemption necessary - take ticket directly to chairlift!
  • Use anytime including same day.  Use all 4 yourself or give them out to others.
  • Unlimited quad packs per purchase.
  • Once your purchase is complete, your credit card will be charged for the amount shown regardless of whether or not the cards are used.
  • We do not guarantee number of operating days, lifts or slopes, weather, or other conditions.
  • Tickets expire at the end of the 19.20 Winter Season.  All sales final.  No refunds, exchanges, returns, extensions or cash value.  Not for re-sale.
  • Quad pack rate increases November 25, 2019

buy now

Come Join Us: Accept the Mission!

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

2019 Winter Job Fair

Wisp Resort Winter Job Fair 2019.20


Saturday, November 16th (9am - 12pm)
Wednesday, December 4th (5pm - 7pm)


Wisp Resort is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, team-oriented candidates to add to the team this Winter.

Seasonal Departments:

  • Retail
  • Facilities
  • Food & Beverage Front of House
  • Food & Beverage Back of House
  • Hotel Front Desk
  • Hotel Housekeping
  • Mountain Coaster
  • Chairlift
  • Snowtubing
  • Ski & Ride School
  • Rental Shop
  • Wisp Kids
  • Snow Making/Grooming
  • Terrain Park

APPLY HERE

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Last Edited by The Wisperer on Thursday, October 24, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

Happy Fall Ya'll

It's Fall and that means we are one season closer to Winter - yippee!  In the next few weeks, Mother Nature will set off her fireworks with a spectacular display of Fall foliage.  Don’t miss the kaleidoscope of colors that will blanket the mountains of Maryland and surround Deep Creek Lake.

Make the newly renovated Lodge at Wisp your home base as you Peep Leaves!  We’ve put together a checklist for everyone to do in the next few weeks to experience the ultimate adventures of the most beautiful season in Western Maryland.

Top 10 Fall Favorites:

  1. Scenic Chairlift Ride (weekends only)
  2. Round of Golf at Lodestone or Fantasy Valley Golf Course
  3. Delight in Homemade Maryland Crab Dip and Pretzel Bites on Wispers Deck while taking in the colorful views
  4. Pontoon Boat Tour on Deep Creek Lake (weekends only)
  5. White Water Raft at the Adventure Sports Center on top of Wisp Resort Mountain (weekends only)
  6. Mountain Coaster Ride (weekends only)
  7. Buy a Cozy Fleece at Outdoor Elements Retail Shop in the Main Lodge
  8. Sit around the Firepit in the Courtyard at The Lodge at Wisp Resort
  9. Enjoy Autumn Glory Festivities October 9 - 13
  10. Wisp Resort's Oktoberfest Saturday, October 19

Check out Sip & Savor Magazine's article giving Wisp Resort a huge shoutout: "Deep Creek Lake might be the best year-round vacation destination in the country; Winter ski trips, springtime strolls, summer boat cruises, and autumn hikes under the changing leaves..." Wisp Resort, with slopes for skiing and snowboarding and adventurous activities year-round, is also a big draw." Maryland Sip & Savor Magazine.

Last Edited by Lori Zaloga on Monday, September 23, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019

Hurry, Savings End Soon on Season Passes

Season Passes starting at just $299!

Savings End September 22

The countdown for final savings is on - GET YOURS NOW!

The Season Pass Countdown is on at Wisp!
Here's the Deal:
  • Buy your MISSION: AFFORDABLE Season Passes starting at just $299
    • Regular Price:  Adult $599 | Student $329
  • Ski & ride every day we're open during the 2019.2020 Season - NO BLACKOUT DATES.
  • Plus, enjoy benefits like Sister Resort Program, Buddy Tickets, & More!

Come join us: Accept the Mission!

buy now

Last Edited by Lori Zaloga on Monday, September 16, 2019

Monday, September 02, 2019

Summer Slow Down, Fall on the Horizon

In the next few weeks, Mother Nature will set off her fireworks with a spectacular display of Fall foliage.  Don’t miss the kaleidoscope of colors that will blanket the mountains of Maryland and surround Deep Creek Lake.

Make the newly renovated Lodge at Wisp your home base as you Peep Leaves!  We’ve put together a checklist for everyone to do in the next few weeks to experience the ultimate adventures of the most beautiful season in Western Maryland.

Top 10 Fall Favorites:

  1. Scenic Chairlift Ride (weekends only)
  2. Round of Golf at Lodestone or Fantasy Valley Golf Course
  3. Delight in Homemade Maryland Crab Dip and Pretzel Bites on Wispers Deck while taking in the colorful views
  4. Pontoon Boat Tour on Deep Creek Lake (weekends only)
  5. White Water Raft at the Adventure Sports Center on top of Wisp Resort Mountain (weekends only)
  6. Mountain Coaster Ride (weekends only)
  7. Buy a Cozy Fleece at Outdoor Elements Retail Shop in the Main Lodge
  8. Sit around the Firepit in the Courtyard at The Lodge at Wisp Resort
  9. Enjoy Autumn Glory Festivities October 9 - 13
  10. Wisp Resort's Oktoberfest Saturday, October 19

Check out Sip & Savor Magazine's article giving Wisp Resort a huge shoutout: "Deep Creek Lake might be the best year-round vacation destination in the country; Winter ski trips, springtime strolls, summer boat cruises, and autumn hikes under the changing leaves..." Wisp Resort, with slopes for skiing and snowboarding and adventurous activities year-round, is also a big draw." Maryland Sip & Savor Magazine.


Last Edited by The Wisperer on Monday, September 09, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019

Tunes & Brews plus Food Truck Festival!

Wisp Resort's 6th annual Tunes & Brews event is slated for Saturday, August 31st.  Join us on Labor Day Weekend to celebrate, well, whatever you want - the start of the school year, the end of summer, the coming of Fall (and Winter!!), friends, family or life! There will be over 20 varieties of craft and local beer to sample and some of your favorite live music occupying Stage Wisp.  This event will be held on outdoor stage, weather permitting. Check back day-of for weather and location update.

Tunes & Brews

Saturday, August 31, 2019
1pm - 7pm
$34 pp, ages 21 & over - includes sampling glass and unlimited samples, while supplies last
Ages 20 and under / non-drinkers are free

Music Line-up
1pm      - Boathouse with Tim Beckman
3:30pm - Scott Alexander Acoustic
4:30pm - Time Flies

Brewery Line-Up: TBA

Purchase tickets HERE.

CHEERS!

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Friday, August 16, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

Movie Night in the Yurts!

Every Monday in July & August, come enjoy a Free movie night with the whole family. A unique way to watch your favorite classics on the big screen. Food and beverage available for purchase, including alcohol.  Don't forget your blanket! Doors open at 7:30pm, movie starts at 8pm in Dolomite Yurt.

July 1 - Night at the Museum
July 8 - The Sandlot
July 15 - Alvin & the Chipmunks
July 22 - Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children
July 29 - Horton Hears a Who
Aug 5 - ET
Aug 12 - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Aug 19 - The Goonies
Aug 26 - Honey I Shrunk the Kids

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Monday, July 22, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Howl at the Moon

From the start of time, we imagine the Moon was always a mysterious object to humankind.  It appeared in the night sky and routinely waxed and waned.  We eventually learned the moon impacted our daily lives in more profound ways and wanted to discover more so the race to the moon began in the 1960's to further explore this mysterious celestial body.  On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched it's mission to the Moon.  After 4 days and 240,000 miles, Neil Armstrong and ‘Buzz’ Aldrin were taking one giant leap for mankind.  July 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S.A. landing on the Moon and Wisp Resort is celebrating with an out-of-this-world party. 

Come Howl at the Moon as we celebrate this momentous event and enjoy UNLIMITED Mountain Coaster rides and Spider Monkey & Chipmunk Challenge Tours, Flying Saucer Disc Golf, Shooting Star Range, Live DJ with games and glow accessories and more!  Plus, tickets include a picnic dinner.  

Howl at the Moon Party
Saturday, July 20
7pm - 10pm @ the Mountain Park
$44 pp, includes activities & picnic dinner

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Last Edited by Lori Zaloga on Friday, July 12, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Stage Wisp Concert Series is Back!

Come celebrate Summer in Deep Creek Lake with the Stage Wisp Concert Series and Farmers/Art Market! Every Wednesday in July and August you can walk through the market from 4pm to 8pm to browse local farmer's and artisan booths chock full of fresh produce, hand-crafted wares and unique goods.  Then put your dancing shoes on for the main event -- Stage Wisp!  Enjoy FREE live music from 6:30pm to 9pm under the saddle tent on the front lawn - don't forget your blanket and lawn chairs!  Hot eats and cool drinks will be available for purchase on the outdoor deck.  Bonus concert on July 4th will not have a Farmers/Art Market - Fireworks will start at 9pm over the Mountain Park that evening.

The show and market goes on Rain or Shine!  Should inclement weather find us, the band and market will be moved indoors to the McHenry Lodge.

2019 Stage Wisp Lineup

July 3 - The Hillbilly Gypsies

July 4 - The Hillbilly Gypsies (Bonus Concert & "Fire on the Mountain" Fireworks display)

July 10 - Optimus Riff

July 17 - Terah Crawford Band

July 24 - The Remedy

July 31 - The Plate Scrapers

Aug 7 - Queen City Funk & Soul

Aug 14 - Trailheads

Aug 21 - Savage Road

Aug 28 - Expanda Band

See the full event schedule here.

Last Edited by Lori Zaloga on Friday, June 28, 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Things to Know About Catching a Bear on a Segway at Wisp Resort...

Get your adventure on! Come enjoy a scenic mountain Segway tour - fun for the whole family - right on the beautiful slopes of Wisp Resort in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. Be on the lookout for Western Maryland’s famous Black bears as you race across valleys and shimmy up ridges on your 1 hour Segway tour. With over 200 acres of terrain to explore, who knows what kind of wildlife you’ll come across! A great activity for Spring, Summer, and Fall - book your adventure at online or call 866.486.4090.

Check out the full episode of Maggie on the Mountain!

Last Edited by Lori Zaloga on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Beautiful Greens. That's How We Roll...

Summer has arrived at Wisp Resort - woohoo!   Lodestone Golf Course and Fantasy Valley Golf Courses are both sporting luscious fairways and challenging holes.  Don't let summer go by another year without making it to one of our Nationally ranked courses. As a bonus, we are offering some amazing deals this golf season to make your game more affordable and fun. 

Super Days

The super days on each course equal super deals.  Lodestone Golf Course features Super Day every Wednesday with 18-hole rates for just $74 during spring and fall and $79 during the summer.  Fantasy Valley Golf Course offers TWO super days - Tuesdays and Thursdays with 18-hole rates at just $44 all season long.  Call 844.472.2759 or click for tee times.

1/2 Price Sundays for Ladies & Juniors

Get the entire family into golf at a great rate on Sundays!  Ladies and Juniors are half price after noon every Sunday at both golf courses all season long.  Call 844.472.2759 or click for tee times.


Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Memorial Day is on the Way!

Memorial Day is upon us and Wisp Resort is open for Summer! Starting tomorrow, all activities will be open for the season: ASCI Whitewater Rafting, Lodestone & Fantasy Valley Golf Courses, Ziplines and Canopy Tours, Mountain Coaster, Escape Games, 18 -Hole Disc Golf Course, Archery, Orienteering, and Much More... And don't forget our newly renovated slopeside Lodge at Wisp, where you can roast s'mores by the outdoor firepits, take a dip in the indoor pool, and relax in our new lobby lounge.  Jump in the car and road trip over to see us for your Memorial Day weekend. Book Here!

Already booked your trip with us and looking to plan out your weekend?  Click Here for Hours of Operation to get your family fun all lined up!

Thank you to all of the U.S. troops that have sacrificed their lives for us to have such an amazing country. Happy Memorial Day!  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Thursday, May 23, 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Here Comes Summer!

Summer is upon us and we welcome you to spend it in the Mountains of Maryland -- playing on our lush fairways and greens, zipping through the air at our Mountain Park and splashing in the cool waters of ASCI's re-circulating whitewater course and Deep Creek Lake.

Lodging Specials

Take advantage of one of our amazing golf lodging packages this Spring! View details here.

Call 844.472.2759 to book today!

Get Outside & Play!

Find your next adventure by land, water or air at Wisp Resort!  All of our activities and recreation will be open for Memorial Day Weekend so you can get outside and play.  

  • Golf - Play the '#2 ranked course in Maryland' (GolfWeek Magazine, 2018) -- Lodestone Golf Course or roll out of bed at The Lodge at Wisp and tee it on Fantasy Valley Golf Course.  
  • Mountain Park - offering over 14 different activities from chill to thrill, you won't have any trouble having fun here.  Plus, the scenic chairlift, Deep Creek Lake State Park activities, and mountain biking opening Memorial Day weekend!
  • Adventure Sports Center International - whitewater raft on the world's only mountain top re-circulating whitewater course.  
  • Deep Creek Lake State Park - Nothing says summer more than splashing in water!  Try paddleboarding or flat-water kayaking from the Beach Hut at the state park this Memorial Day weekend.

Wisp Escape Games - 2 rooms to choose from!

Wisp Escape Games offers Race to the Slopes and Detention Breakout for your and your family to work through puzzles and clues.  You don't need to be a rocket scientist or mathematician to play - just communicate, work together and have FUN! .  Do you have what it takes to escape? View details here.

Wispers Bar & Grill Slopeside Patio 

It is not uncommon to dine on our slopeside patio and see a few Black Bear cubs chasing one another around the ski slopes.  How fun!  With a new menu, great outdoor deck dining, a peek at Deep Creek Lake and giant lawn games to entertain, where else would you want to dine?  Bring the entire family to experience Wispers Bar & Grill - view hours here.



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Last Edited by The Wisperer on Friday, May 17, 2019

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Lodestone Opening for the Season

Rainbows and spring greens and fresh air -- oh my! The time has finally come to test your skills on one of the best public golf courses in the nation!  Tomorrow, May 3, Wisp Resort's Lodestone Golf Course will open for the season.  Book your Tee Times here to ensure you get an early start.  Planning ahead? Book your slopeside room here at the Lodge at Wisp for a beautiful weekend getaway in the mountains.  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Thursday, May 02, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Celebrate Mother's Day at Wisp Resort

Join us this Mother's Day in the McHenry Lodge for a delicious buffet to celebrate Mom and Grandma! Reservations will be taken through our Reservations Team at 855.990.0304. Time slots available: 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, & 2pm. Come celebrate with us at Wisp Resort!!

 

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Time to Golf in the Mountains

If you've been waiting to get some sun on your legs and wind in your hair, we've got some great news for you!  Fantasy Valley Golf Course is officially open at Wisp Resort.  Book your tee times HERE to get the ball rolling - pun fully intended.  And if you love playing golf as much as we do, you'll want to give us a call at 800.462.9477 to sign up for your 2019 Wisp Resort Golf Membership. You will enjoy many benefits from being a member at Wisp Resort other than just enjoying our amazing golf courses such as: Member Tournaments, Member Appreciation Days, and 6 complimentary rounds of golf on Devil's Knob or Stoney Creek Golf Course at Wintergreen Resort in Central Virginia.  Visit our Members page for more information.  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Saturday, April 06, 2019

Swing Into Spring

It's that time of year again when the trees start to bud and the birds start to sing...And there is no exception on Wisp Resort Mountain. Our team is back at it, prepping for Springtime.  Fantasy Valley Golf Course is scheduled to open for the season on April 19th and Lodestone Golf Course on May 3rd, weather dependant.  The Mountain Park has added Spring activities on the weekends such as: Gem Mining, The Chipmunk Challenge, and Spider Monkey ropes courses to the Mountain Coaster.  Snow Tubing has closed for the season.  Check our Hours of Operation for details on openings and closures as we move into the warmer season.  Looking forward to having you back very soon! 

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019

It'll Be April Fool's Day but this is No Joke!

We wish we were joking around, but unfortunately we are dealing with some bandwidth limitations we are in the process of addressing.  As a result, some customers have experienced difficulty purchasing their Mission: Affordable passes in a timely manner.  Because this is a critical mission, we are extending the deadline for purchasing Mission: Affordable Season Passes at $279 by 24 hours until 11:59pm on Monday, April 1, 2019.

In the unlikely event a customer is still unable to get the transaction to process online by that time due to these issues, provided that customer sends us an email at [email protected] BEFORE the revised Monday deadline, that customer will be contacted by Guest Services and will be allowed to complete the transaction by phone.  The email must contain the purchaser’s name and a valid phone number along with the name(s) for whom the pass(es) will be purchased.
 
We apologize for any inconvenience.  The bandwidth issues are in the process of being permanently addressed.  In the meantime, getting in on the ground floor of Mission: Affordable season passes is a worthwhile mission to complete.  We look forward to seeing you on the slopes next season!
 
Thank you for your patience and persistence, and thank you for accepting the Mission!

Here's the deal:

  • Buy your MISSION: AFFORDABLE Season Passes for just $279
    • Lowest price - available through the extension 11:59pm, Monday, April 1
    • Regular Adult Season Pass will be $599.
  • Ski & ride every day we're open during the 2019.2020 Season - NO BLACKOUT DATES.
  • Plus, enjoy benefits like Sister Resort Program, Buddy Tickets, & More!

buy now

If you've already purchased your Mission: Affordable Season Pass, tell all of your ski buddies.  Friends don't let friends miss a deal like this!

Last Edited by Wisp Resort on Sunday, March 31, 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Final Day

Today is a day of many 'lasts' - last day of the 18.19 Winter Season, last day of March and the last day to get your Mission: Affordable Season Pass at just $279!  We hope you enjoy your last turns of the season today and thank our guests, season pass holders, employees and supportive community for a great winter.  Until the flakes fly again...

Mission: Affordable Season Passes at just $279

Don't miss your chance to get in on a MIssion: Affordable Season Pass for just $279.  Ski and snowboard every day Wisp Resort is open during the 2019.20 Season plus, enjoy benefits like the Sister Resort Reciprocal Program, Buddy Tickets and more.  Passes are available online only until 11:59pm tonight, March 31.  The Central Reservation Center is available until 6:00pm tonight for phone support and information.  

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Last Edited by Wisp Resort on Sunday, March 31, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Winter Season Winding Down

We encourage everyone to take advantage of this last week of ski and snowboard operations for the 18.19 Winter Season.  The chair lifts will stop for the season at 5:00pm on Sunday, March 31.  

MISSION: AFFORDABLE Season Passes Just $279

This week is also your last chance to purchase the 19.20 Mission: Affordable Season Pass for just $279.  Passes are available online only until 11:59pm on Sunday, March 31.  The Central Reservation Center is available daily from 8am - 6pm for over-the-phone support and information. Come join us: Accept the Mission!

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Last Edited by Wisp Resort on Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

The Countdown begins!

Have you glided over enough terrain this season? Impossible!  Pack up your gear and head over to Wisp Resort to get in that last minute Spring skiing before it melts away.  Purchase your Lift Tickets in advance and save!  

Mission: Affordable

Don't forget to purchase your 2019.20 Mission: Affordable Season Pass Here for only $279 before March 31st.  Come join us: Accept the Mission.  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Friday, March 22, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Sneak In Your Last Few Ski Days

Wisp Resort is holding a steady base, with the front side open from 9am-5pm Monday thru Sunday.  With minimal lift lines and moderate temperatures, this is the perfect time to strap your gear on your car and head on over.  Wisp Resort is aiming to close the mountain on March 31st so make sure to get your last few days of winter in and purchase your Lift Tickets in advance for discounts. It has been an epic winter for snowmaking with over 54 days of pumping water, making this the most snow our Mountain Ops team has produced in the last 11 years.  We spent 1,053 hours with our snow machines on since November and so long as mother nature allows, we will have a 108 day season this year, closing on March 31st which makes this one of our longest seasons in nearly a decade. 

Come join us for our Rossignol Concept Shop Sale! This Thursday, March 21 to Sunday, March 24: Receive 40% Off all Hard Goods & 40% Off all Outerwear 

Mission: Affordable

Don't forget to purchase your 2019.20 Mission: Affordable Season Pass Here for only $279 before March 31st.  Come join us: Accept the Mission.

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Morning Snowfall

Blue skies and a glistening landscape this morning in Deep Creek Lake!  With about 2 inches of natural snow accumulation early this morning, Mother Nature isn't giving up on winter.  Come join us at Wisp Resort today and everyday this week from 9am-5pm for Spring skiing with low crowds and sunny skies.  

Mission: Affordable

Don't forget to purchase your 2019.20 Mission: Affordable Season Pass Here for only $279 before March 31st.  Come join us: Accept the Mission.

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

Spring Has Sprung

We have been so blessed with the number of Blue Bird days we've had at Wisp Resort this winter.  Today is no exception.  It’s no secret Spring has sprung and we are experiencing delightfully mild temperatures and clear skies.  That also translates into Spring skiing conditions so break out the sunscreen and t-shirts and enjoy!  While there are a few nights in the coming days that will dip down into the twenties or teens, there isn’t a prolonged window for snowmaking but those temps will help keep what base we have around a bit longer. With the front side and East Ridge open, still holding a 29 inch base, all open trails groomed but Face, and the last two evenings for Night skiing on the front side of the mountain - it is a great reason to hop in the car and head over to Wisp Resort this weekend! 

And don't forget to purchase your Mission: Affordable Season Pass for only $279 for 2019.20 Winter Season.  Click Here to purchase. 

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Friday, March 15, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Another Beautiful Ski Day!

With temperatures reaching up to 72 degrees today, you don't want to miss this opportunity to ski in your t-shirt!  Blue skies and all major trails are open at Wisp Resort - plus we have a ton of activities to participate in this weekend... 

Beachin' Weekend returns to Wisp Resort this Saturday, March 16 in Wispers Bar & Grill. We will have a DJ playing today's hits, giveaways, swag, and drink specials. Fun for the whole family! DJ from 1-5pm.

Rail Jam Series Event #3 also this Saturday, March 16. Registration begins at Noon. Competition starts at 2pm. Registration Location: McHenry Lodge (Near Garage Door rear main lodge entrance) Competition Location: Central Park Fee: $15 & $5 refundable race bib deposit (cash only). 20 Minute Jam Located in Central Park this rail jam is open to both skiers and riders. This year’s Competitions will be set and judged as a points series. Individuals have the opportunity to score up ten points each event. The overall points leader after the March 16th finals will awarded the grand prize and deemed the Series Champion Prizes: Pro - Cash Armature - Sponsorship Swag Bag.  Thank you to our sponsors: @BlackStrap_inc @Smithoptics @pigloogear

MILITARY MARCH at Wisp Resort!
Save up to 25% OFF on your winter getaway! Wisp Resort is honoring our Nation’s heroes this March with a special promotion. Save up to 25% on lift tickets, rentals, lessons, snow tubing and mountain coaster. Offer not valid on other promotions (meaning deal day, online sales, etc), discounts, packages, combos or group stays. Plus stay at the newly renovated Lodge at Wisp for only $94! Military March offers valid March 1 - 24 (or end of 18.19 season, whichever comes first). Call (866) 486-4090 to book today.*Must present valid military ID to receive offer. Not valid on packages, promotions or group stays. Based on availability and advance reservations. Click Here to book.  

And don't forget to grab your 2019.20 MISSION: AFFORDABLE Season Pass! Wisp Resort's mission to make skiing and snowboarding affordable for everyone is back for just $279! That is more than 50% off our regular season pass price.  Ski or ride every day Wisp Resort is open during the 2019-20 season -- No Blackout Dates! Plus, passholders will enjoy additional benefits including the Sister Resort Reciprocal Program, Regional Resort Program and more. This offer expires March 31, 2019 so make sure to go online and purchase yours today.  Only available for Online Purchase.  Click Here to purchase. Come join us: Accept the Mission!


Last Edited by The Wisperer on Friday, March 15, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Phone Outage

The phone system challenges have been resolved.  Thank you for your patience.

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Thursday, March 14, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Celebrating Military March

MILITARY MARCH at Wisp Resort!
Save up to 25% OFF on your winter getaway! Wisp Resort is honoring our Nation’s heroes this March with a special promotion. Save up to 25% on lift tickets, rentals, lessons, snow tubing and mountain coaster. Offer not valid on other promotions (meaning deal day, online sales, etc), discounts, packages, combos or group stays. Plus stay at the newly renovated Lodge at Wisp for only $94! *

* Military March offers valid March 1 - 24 (or end of 18.19 season, whichever comes first). Call (866) 486-4090 to book today.*Must present valid military ID to receive offer. Not valid on packages, promotions or group stays. Based on availability and advance reservations.

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Sunny Spring Skiing

The only thing more enjoyable than Spring Skiing is Spring Skiing with a week full of sunshine!  Perfect ski conditions today with more days to follow in the forecast.  Missing that Vitamin D?  Here's your chance to get outside and soak in some rays.  Come join us this week before the warmer temperatures start to melt away our winter wonderland. The mountain is open until 5pm today and will be open 9am to 9pm Tuesday through Saturday with night skiing on the front side.  All lifts are running besides Chair 1.

Haven't had enough fun this season, we've got the solution for you!  Wisp Resort's mission to make skiing and snowboarding affordable for the entire family continues with the 2019.2020 Mission:  Affordable Season Pass for just $279!  Mission launches March 8 and ends March 31 so hurry before it's gone.  Join us: Accept the Mission! Click Here to purchase.  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Monday, March 11, 2019

Friday, March 08, 2019

MISSION: AFFORDABLE Has Launched!

Wisp Resort's mission to make skiing and snowboarding affordable for everyone is back for the 2019-20 Season with the Mission:  Affordable Season Pass for just $279!  Mission launches today!

Here's the deal:

  • Buy Your MISSION: AFFORDABLE Season Pass for just $279.
  • The lowest price is available from March 8 thru March 31, 2019.
  • Ski or ride every day Wisp Resort is open during the 2019-20 season -- No Blackout Dates!
  • It’s the best deal in the SouthEast!  HURRY, purchase by March 31 before it's gone.

Plus, passholders will enjoy additional benefits including the Sister Resort Reciprocal Program, Regional Resort Program and more.  Read the all the details here.

Join us:  Accept the Mission!

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Friday, March 08, 2019

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Mission Affordable Season Passes Are Back!!

Wisp Resort's mission to make skiing and snowboarding affordable for the entire family continues with the 2019.2020 Mission:  Affordable Season Pass for just $279!  Mission launches March 8 and ends March 31 so hurry before it's gone.  CLICK HERE for more information.  Join us:  Accept the Mission!

Last Edited by Lori Zaloga on Thursday, October 31, 2019

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Governor's Cup Race - This Saturday!

The Governor's Cup Race starts this Saturday at Wisp Resort!  
To sign up for the Governor’s Cup please click the link:

Snowboarders: https://adminskiracing.com/node/229190
Skiers: https://adminskiracing.com/node/229160

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

And the Snow Isn't Stopping...

On top of the several inches of natural snow we received yesterday in Deep Creek Lake, flurries continue to fly.  It is a beautiful scene up here in the mountains.  Our Mountain Operations team continues to make snow on a number of runs to keep a solid base through March.  Come and join us with excellent midweek lodging packages, discounted retail, and activities for the whole family.  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Monday, March 04, 2019

Winter Wonderland in March

With almost 8 inches of natural snow and snow guns blazing across the mountain, Wisp Resort is your Spring Break Winter Wonderland.  We've got a perfect powder day to get your week started off right! All trails have been groomed except Face (which we leave for the adventurous!) and skiing/boarding available until 5pm this evening.  So make sure to head over to the Info Desk on the bottom floor of the Main Lodge to get yourself a powder day Lift Ticket.  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Monday, March 04, 2019

Friday, March 01, 2019

In Like a Lion!

The saying about March held true this year as 3" of snow was delivered on the mountain overnight.  Winter is holding strong, slope conditions are fantastic and we're heading into the weekend like 'yippee, yeehaww'!  The Snowmaking Team is prepping to fire up on Sunday night which indicates that we are dedicated to making March count!

Military March

Wisp Resort is honoring our Nation’s heroes in March by offering up to 25% savings on lift tickets, rentals, lessons, snow tubing and mountain coaster.   Plus, stay at the newly renovated Lodge at Wisp for only $94 per night.  Restrictions apply.  Call for details - 844.472.2759.

Last Edited by Wisp Resort on Friday, March 01, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

You Should Be Taking Advantage of This Blue Bird Day...

It is absolutely beautiful in Deep Creek Lake today! The slopes are glistening with corduroy and waiting for you to jump on the mountain.  With high wind having ceased over the last few days and temperatures climbing up to the 50's this afternoon - it's the perfect time to stop what you are doing and strap on your boots.  Moving into the month of March, Wisp Resort has phenomenal snow coverage, all main trails open, low crowds, hardly any lift lines, and great promotions at the hotel.  Buy your Lift Tickets early and Save!  Why aren't you taking advantage of this Blue Bird Day?   

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Thursday, February 28, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019

What a Breeze!

Some breezy weather has blown into town, and for the safety of skiers and riders, could affect chairlift operations.  A wind advisory is in effect until 10am today, Monday, February 25.  Please refer to the Mountain Report for changes and updates.  Once these winds simmer down, our Snowmaking Crew plans to go back in action.  

Monday Deal Day is happening today - a lift ticket from 9am - 5pm, equipment rental and 1-hour clinic is just $49!  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Monday, February 25, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Recipe for Weekend Fun

Update:  The Mountain Coaster will close at 1pm on Saturday, February 23 due to weather.  Please view our Mountain Report for updates.


We're cooking up a weekend of fun at Wisp Resort and Deep Creek Lake!  Follow our recipe below for a guaranteed good time.  Ingredients needed:  good friends and family, ski slopes, tubing park, mountain coaster, sense of adventure and any kind of weather! Mix together, let simmer all weekend and enjoy the memories.  

If you need a side of shopping to go with the main course, stop by Outdoor Elements to grab new gear.  There are some great deals to be had!

Last Edited by Wisp Resort on Saturday, February 23, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wild Wednesday

The Winter Storm happening has brought a mixed bag of winter weather but our slopes are holding strong, however, for safety concerns, ski operations will close at 6pm, Wednesday, February 20.  We will re-open at 9am tomorrow, Thursday, February 23. The Mountain Coaster will not operate today.  Snow Tubing will operate tonight from 4pm - 8pm until further notice.

Last Edited by Wisp Resort on Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Blue Bird Skies in February

There is no better day to come out and enjoy this breathtaking day out on the mountain! With snow guns blasting and up to 6 inches coming this afternoon through this evening, there is no time to waste -- get over to Wisp Resort to enjoy a great day of skiing.  The mountain is open for skiing/boarding until 9pm this evening. Don't forget to stop in Wispers Bar & Grill to try our famous Maryland Crab Poutine.  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

Happy President's Day!

Wisp Resort wants to wish a Happy President's Day to all of our fellow Americans and invite you to join us on the mountain today.  At 25 degrees and partly cloudy throughout the day, we've got lots of activities to keep your family entertained on the last day of the long weekend.  All trails have been groomed with some features closed in the terrain park for a rebuild after last night's ice storm.  The mountain will close at 5pm this evening and resume normal business hours for the rest of the week.  Don't miss the last day of sales at our retail and tuning shops! 

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Monday, February 18, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

President's Day Weekend Starts Now!

With an average of 32-45 degrees over the next few days and mostly sunshine with a little set of natural snowfall, you can expect a beautiful holiday weekend!  Check out The Lodge at Wisp for availability on hotel room accomodations and to save time standing in line for lift tickets, Purchase Here.  See below for a list of events taking place at the resort this weekend and we still have mounds of snow -- so we'll see you on the slopes! 

Join us for Friday Night Tap Takeover from 7pm to 10pm in Alpine Bar & Wispers Bar & Grill at Wisp Resort. Reps will be handing out Jailbreak Brewing swag. $4.99 Drink special on Jailbreak Brewing options. 

BlackStrap Rail Jam this Saturday, February 16 in Central park at Wisp Resort. Registration begins at noon in the main lodge and the competition starts at 2pm! Special thanks to our sponsors - @BlackStrap_inc @Smithoptics @pigloogear

"Tequila Mockingbird Mexican Fiesta"- This Saturday, February 16 from 3pm-6pm bring your best Mexican poncho and sombrero-- we are going all the way for this Mexican fiesta! We will have a best poncho competition, $5.99 Espolon and Casamigos drink specials, giveaways, and entertainment. This event will take place in Alpine Bar (formerly DC's Bar).

President's Day Retail Sale at Outdoor Elements & Rossignol Shop: Buy 1 at regular price and get 2nd item half off on ALL Ski /Snowboard Jackets (Adult & Children) and Hard Goods (Skis-Boards-Boats-Bindings). Second item must be of same or less value. This offer starts Thursday Valentine’s day and ends President’s Day Monday. *Offer is not good for sale items as well as previously purchase merchandise.

 Tuning Shop Specials: 30% - 40% Off select Swix wax and Rossignol & Look Ski Bindings

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Friday, February 15, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Sunny Skies for President's Day Weekend

Today is absolutely stunning!  The sun is shining bright, the slopes were grazed with about an inch of natural snowfall yesterday, and with snow powered through our snowmaking system combined-- conditions are looking great!  All trails have been groomed including Face, which will give some of you a new opportunity to try a challenging slope.  Buy your lift tickets here and save for the weekend.  

The Snow Tubing Park will open early today.  It will be open at 1pm, rather than 4pm, and will be open through the evening.  Come enjoy a few extra hours of fun on the slopes!

Come join us for Friday Night Tap Takeover from 7pm to 10pm in Alpine Bar & Wispers Bar & Grill at Wisp Resort. Reps will be handing out Jailbreak Brewing swag. $4.99 Drink special on Jailbreak Brewing options. 

BlackStrap Rail Jam this Saturday, February 16 in Central park at Wisp Resort. Registration begins at noon in the main lodge and the competition starts at 2pm! Special thanks to our sponsors - @BlackStrap_inc @Smithoptics @pigloogear

"Tequila Mockingbird Mexican Fiesta"- This Saturday, February 16 from 3pm-6pm bring your best Mexican poncho and sombrero-- we are going all the way for this Mexican fiesta! Sponsored by Team One Chevrolet Buick GMC of Oakland, Maryland. We will have a best poncho competition, $5.99 Espolon and Casamigos drink specials, giveaways, and entertainment. This event will take place in Alpine Bar (formerly DC's Bar).

President's Day Retail Sale at Outdoor Elements & Rossignol Shop: Buy 1 at regular price and get 2nd item half off on ALL Ski /Snowboard Jackets (Adult & Children) and Hard Goods (Skis-Boards-Boats-Bindings). Second item must be of same or less value. This offer starts Thursday Valentine’s day and ends President’s Day Monday. *Offer is not good for sale items as well as previously purchase merchandise.

 Tuning Shop Specials: 30% - 40% Off select Swix wax and Rossignol & Look Ski Bindings

Valentine's Day Menu for two starting at 5pm on Valentine's Day (*while supplies last). For only $69.99 per couple, you will receive: 
Amuse-bouche course ~ Crab imperial stuffed shrimp with scallions and candied lemon zest

Appetizer course ~ 6 minute egg with pancetta, asparagus, and house made buttery garlic croutons

Soup course ~ Cauliflower and black truffle soup garnished with roasted cauliflower and spring onion

Main course ~ Chateau Briand with roasted fingerling potatoes, haricot vert, and Béarnaise

Dessert course ~ chocolate raspberry cheesecake

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Thursday, February 14, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Weather Advisory

Night Skiing: Due to the continued icing and freezing rain Wisp Resort will not be open for night skiing this evening.

Mountain Park: Snow Tubing and the Mountain Coaster will be closed today due to inclement weather.

The Good News: Tomorrow evening we are anticipating a window to make snow through Thursday.  Along with a natural dusting, the slopes should be in great shape for the weekend!  

President's Day Retail Sale at Outdoor Elements & Rossignol Shop: Buy 1 at regular price and get 2nd item half off on ALL Ski /Snowboard Jackets (Adult & Children) and Hard Goods (Skis-Boards-Boats-Bindings). Second item must be of same or less value. This offer starts Thursday Valentine’s day and ends President’s Day Monday. *Offer is not good for sale items as well as previously purchase merchandise.

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

164 Million Gallons...Oh My!

This has been a record year for snowmaking at Wisp Resort.  The Mountain Ops team pumped out 11 million gallons of water over the weekend, leaving the mountain with a strong base.  Since snowmaking began in the 2018.19 Winter season, we have pumped 164 million gallons! Snowmaking conditions have ceased for the next few days, but Mother Nature has blessed us with a solid inch of fresh snow on the mountain and more to come throughout the week.  Come join us today on the slopes until 5pm.  Night skiing will resume tomorrow, Tuesday February 12.


Are you ready to experience a Valentine's Day ski trip with your sweetheart?  Wisp Resort is offering a beautiful Valentine's Day Menu for two starting at 5pm on Valentine's Day (*while supplies last). For only $69.99 per couple, you will receive: 

Amuse-bouche course ~ Crab imperial stuffed shrimp with scallions and candied lemon zest

Appetizer course ~ 6 minute egg with pancetta, asparagus, and house made buttery garlic croutons

Soup course ~ Cauliflower and black truffle soup garnished with roasted cauliflower and spring onion

Main course ~ Chateau Briand with roasted fingerling potatoes, haricot vert, and Béarnaise

Dessert course ~ chocolate raspberry cheesecake


Don’t forget to make your plans for the upcoming President’s Day Weekend – buy lift tickets now and you could save big!  

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Monday, February 11, 2019

Saturday, February 09, 2019

Mountain Coaster is Back Up and Running

The Mountain Coaster reopens today at 10am after a tree took out part of the course in an ice storm two weeks ago.  The State of Maryland has cleared the track for safety and it is back in action! For those of you who have never had the opportunity to ride the mountain coaster in the winter, we encourage you to give it a try.  Control your speed as you fly over top of skiers and boarders cruising the slopes, while gliding along the treetops.

Last Edited by The Wisperer on Saturday, February 09, 2019

Mountain Report Summary

December 15, 2019

New Snow:  1"
Trails/Lifts Open:  5 / 4
Base:  21
Snowmaking:  Yes
Surface Conditions:  Frozen Granular

See Full Slope Report