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Related Regions: Maryland, United States, North America, SSAA

Overview

Located in Maryland’s Garrett County and well known to skiers and riders in the Mid-Atlantic, Wisp Ski Resort is one of the longest running operations in the region. Located along Deep Creek Lake, Wisp boasts 100 inches of natural snow annually with 90% snowmaking on its skier and rider accessible terrain. 34 trails spread across 172 acres entertain skiers and riders on Wisp’s 700-foot vertical drop. Freestylers will find terrain parks for beginner through advanced to practice progressions on. 

 

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Elevation

  • 3115ft
    Summit
  • 700ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 2415ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 5
  • 0
  • 5
  • 12
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    35%

  • Intermediate Runs

    38%

  • Advanced Runs

    27%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    34

  • Terrain Parks

    3

  • Night Skiing

    118 ac

  • Longest Run

    1.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    172 ac

  • Snow Making

    118 ac

More Info

Snow tubing, ice skating and the only Mountain Coaster in the Mid-Atlantic along with 3 canopy tours. Night skiing is offered on 90 percent of the mountain. Full service: including a hospital, pharmacies, markets, and churches, are within 10 miles. Ski and snowboard lessons including Children's Learning Center for 3 to 14 year-olds. First Tracks program gives season pass holders and multi-day ticket purchasers an extra 90 minutes on the slopes. Get on Board learn-to program is an opportunity for a beginner to learn from a professional.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/14/201803/27/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    121
  • Projected Days Open
    120
  • Years Open
    63
  • Average Snowfall
    100"
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Wisp Reviews

Dennis Dey
23rd March 20184
The Wisp is a decent skiing area for all skill levels. I find the snow quality better than in New England on...Full review
Gary W
30th January 20185
Day trip to ski with the family. First time skiing for my 6 y/o son, so we put him in the kids...Full review
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