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50th Celebration

50th Celebration

Cheers to 50!

Join us this upcoming winter season as we celebrate 50 years of memories at The Nutt!

We’re excited to kick off the party with…

  • Giveaways
  • Special 50th Promotions
  • 50th Anniversary Events
  • Hall of Fame Dinner
  • Plus more to come

Use the below tabs to learn more.

Don’t miss out as we look back and look ahead to the next 50 here at Massanutten! Bookmark this page to stay up-to-date with the latest info as we get closer to the winter season.

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Hall of Fame Dinner

Hall of Fame Dinner

November 20, 2021

At Massanutten Conference Center
Doors were open at 5:45 pm | Cocktails & appetizers start at 6 pm | Dinner at 6:30 pm
Dinner tickets: $80 each or $575 for a table of eight

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Join us and host, Joe Stevens for our inaugural Hall of Fame Dinner! Your dinner ticket will include a delicious meal from Shenandoah Provisions, a night of fun and laughter, and the announcement of the winners of the Industry Achievement Award and the Massanutten Community Impact Award. The Massanutten Ski and Snowboard team will also be hosting an auction fundraiser with great prizes to win! Sponsorship packages will be available soon.

 

Massanutten Hall of Fame Lodging Special

Book lodging with your dinner ticket and save 15% off 2 or more nights in a Eagle Trace, Woodstone Meadows, Shenandoah Villas, or The Summit condo or a hotel room. Package Available: 11.18.21 - 11.21.21.

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Joe Stevens

About Joe Stevens
  • Learned to ski for the first time on January 1, 1985 at Massanutten Resort
  • Worked at the Virginia News Network in Richmond as a reporter/anchor from 1975 – 1990
  • Served as Communications Director at Snowshoe Mountain Resort 1990 – 2005
  • Served as Executive Director of the West Virginia Ski Areas Association 2005 – Present
  • Lives in Scott Depot, West Virginia with wife Angie, son Christian and cats Oriole and Mustache

News

News

NEW for the 2021-2022 Winter Season:


RFID Gates  

  • We have partnered with Axess to provide direct to lift access for our ski guests this season. Season passes and reloadable day pass cards will be used to eliminate the need to go to the ticket window.
  • Electronic gates will be placed at each lift to allow access to the lift based on ticket type and time of day.

Snowmaking Improvements

  • 50 new semi-automatic HKD low energy air water snowmakers will be placed primarily on Diamond Jim and Paradice ski trails. These new snowmakers will allow us to simultaneously  cover more of the mountain than ever before and use less energy at the same time.
  • 4 automated new tower mounted Techno Alpin fan style snowmakers will also be added to the arsenal this winter. These snowmakers will be placed on the Southern Comfort trail.
  • 2 new snowmaking pumps will be added to the heart of the snowmaking system to increase water pressure and give us more flexibility on where we can make snow.          

Expanded Beginner Terrain

  • New 650’ SunKid conveyor lift will be replacing the J-Bar (last original lift). The new lift will service newly created beginner terrain for skiers and riders to enjoy.
  • This area will be regraded for the new lift along with snowmaking improvements.
  • New LED lighting in this area and others will improve the nighttime experience and help reduce our carbon footprint.           

New Owners Lounge

  • We are remodeling the 3rd floor of the ski lodge. This renovated space will be dedicated to our owners to relax in and enjoy.
  • Fully renovated bathrooms, TV’s, fireplace, windows, new furniture throughout and service bar will be in place for owner’s enjoyment.     

Patrol Room

  • The ski patrol room is also undergoing a long-awaited full makeover with expanded storage and a new locker room in the lower level of the lodge.   

Lodge Exterior

  • New improved walkway to Base Camp and lower level of the lodge.
  • New siding on the General Store side of the lodge.

Mid Mountain Grill

  • Adding 3 permanent rest rooms to Mid Mountain Grill.
  • Expanded menu options

Expansion Plans

Expansion Plans

Ski Map Expansion Plans

We are excited to announce major terrain expansion in the coming years!

New for 21-22 season is a new conveyor lift and expanded beginner terrain and opening new “most difficult” terrain under the existing lift 5 lift line.

2022 is where the real excitement begins with the addition of two new trails, a new “More Difficult” trail and a new “Most Difficult” trail with both being served by lift 6.

The 2023 season will see the installation of a new detachable quad lift to replace the existing quad lift 6 to the peak and a new double black diamond “Most Difficult” trail under the lift.

Exciting as that is, we are still not done yet with the summer of '24 seeing two additional “More Difficult” trails, with one connecting Paradice to Mass Transit and another new trail off of lift 5.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions

Stay tuned for all of the exciting details!

  • The 50 Day Lift Ticket Giveaway - Each day from Dec. 1, 2021 and running through Jan. 20, 2022, Massanutten Resort will announce a lift ticket winner on Facebook.

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  • $50 off 50th Ski Package (booking details coming soon!)
  • Bigger and better Snow Moon Festival Weekend (March 4-6, 2022)
  • Epic Anniversary Giveaway
  • Special Base Camp Menu Items
  • Exclusive merch at The General Store
  • Throwback 70’s Day
  • Live at the Lodge Events
  • Alumni/Homecoming Events
  • Plus so much more!

In the meantime, claim your spot out on the mountain by purchasing a Ski Season Pass!

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Hall of Fame Nominations

Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominations are now closed.

a. Industry Achievement Award
Specific contributions they have made to the sport of skiing, snowboarding or winter sports in general. Examples can include contributions to the sport through athletic performance  and/ or coaching at the regional, national, international, Olympic levels, or other significant contributions to the industry as a whole.

b. Massanutten Community Impact Award
This individual has made significant contributions to the growth and development of the resort and surrounding community while balancing the quality of life for our region.  

Award Process
All applications/nominations will be reviewed by a panel comprised of Resort management/employees/partners. Finalists and winners will be selected based on quality of application, proven record of achievement, and overall impact to Massanutten, our surrounding area, or to the industry.

In addition to being awarded a trophy housed in a case at the Massanutten Ski Lodge, winners will be recognized at the Hall of Fame Dinner taking place at the Conference Center on Nov. 20th; receiving two dinner tickets and a complimentary two night stay at the resort for the weekend. This dinner will be a fundraiser for the Massanutten Ski & Snowboard Team.

Winners will also be asked to take part in an on-camera interview as part of the video that will be shown during the Hall of Fame Dinner and throughout the winter season.

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