Wintergreen Resort, in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, has announced a series of women's ski seminars for the 2011 season.
Wintergreen will offer Ski & Ride Clinics from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on four consecutive Fridays, Jan. 21 and 28 and Feb. 4 and 11, taught by the resort's female instructors and geared for women who are seeking to improve their skiing and riding skills.
Individual sessions are $99; all four are $350. Lunch is included. Equipment rental and lift ticket are not included.
The Women's HEAD Ski/Ride Clinic, a culmination of the women's clinics offered throughout the season, will be held the weekend of Feb. 18-19, featuring skiing and riding clinics, workshops, dining and social networking for women of all ages. The clinic starts at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, with hills and skills exercises, followed by dinner at Devils Grill. Saturday's schedule calls for a continental breakfast, more hills and skills clinics in both the morning and afternoon and lunch, all capped by a late afternoon après-ski party and awards ceremony. The weekend clinic is $299 per person if booked seven days in advance; $350 per person otherwise. Cost for the four Friday clinics and the weekend clinic is $650.
Seminar participants also can demo the latest HEAD ski and snowboard demo equipment. Discount lodging also is available.
All clinics and instruction are taught by Wintergreen's certified Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) and American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI) women instructors, and additionally directed by world-champion extreme skier, Alison Gannett.
More information. For reservations call 434-325-2200.