Snow Sports

Specials & Events

Specials & Events

If you’re visiting Massanutten in the wintertime, don’t miss the chance to hit some of the best slopes in the state of Virginia! At 2,922 ft. of elevation, Massanutten is home to wide groomed trails, a dedicated learner’s area, terrain parks and night skiing. Skiers and riders who visit Massanutten will have access to 70 skiable acres, including 14 runs serviced by 7 lifts.

If skiing and snowboarding aren’t your cup of tea, check out the tubing park or hit the ice skating rink.

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Pre-season Sales & Events

Pre-season Sales & Events

Ski & Snowboard Swap

November 17, 2018 | 9 am – 2 pm | At Mountain Cruisers
Get ready for ski season! Massanutten’s Annual Ski & Snowboard Swap is the best place to sell your gently used gear and find all you need for the upcoming ski season. Products available for purchase will include used skis, snowboards, goggles, soft gear, and other mountain sports equipment offered at great prices. Plus the General Store will host a sidewalk sale!

20% of the sales from the Swap benefit the Massanutten Ski & Snowboard Team, a nonprofit organization for youth snow sports enthusiasts.

Selling Equipment Info
UPDATED TIME: Drop off equipment on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8 am
Pick up unsold equipment Saturday, Nov. 17 at 2 pm
For equipment requirements and to fill out a submission form, please click HERE. Please download the form to enter info into the editable fields.

One day only ski season pass sale!
For one day only, we will be offering 20% OFF ALL FULL SEASON PASSES. To receive the discount, you must purchase your season pass in person on Saturday, November 17. Plus, receive a Buddy Pass Voucher for a friend with purchase of any ski season pass. Buddy Pass voucher received with Special Value Season Pass purchase is only valid for use when Special Value Pass is valid. 20% discount not valid with any other discounts and does not apply to Special Value pass.

Now hiring for ski season! Massanutten staff will be on hand at the event to talk about open positions. They will be accepting applications for ski/snowboard instructor, lift & tube attendants, cashier/guest service, rental shop, and food & beverage positions.

About the Massanutten Ski & Snowboard Team
14 members of the MSST team participated in the USASA National last spring in Colorado. The USASA Nationals brought nearly 2,000 ski and snowboard athletes from around the country together for 2 weeks of competition.

Season Pass Sale

Massanutten's 2018-19 Ski Season Passes are on sale now! Save 10% off the Adult & Student Full Season Pass if purchased by November 30. No discount available on Special Value Pass.

Click here to purchase

Slope-Use

Slope-Use

Massanutten’s Ski Area personnel are busy preparing for the upcoming 2018-19 Winter season. Our Winter activities (Skiing, Snowboarding, and Snow Tubing) are typically available from mid-December through mid-March each season, but the exact dates vary based on weather. Although we make our own snow, we require sustained periods of time with temperatures below 32 degrees to make snow. Please keep an eye on the Snow Conditions page for the most current info about our weather and snow making. 


Slope-Use Specials

 

School's Out Special 
Students, their parents, school faculty, and staff who are out of school due to inclement weather can spend 8 hours skiing or snowboarding at Massanutten at reduced rates.

  • 8-Hour Slope-Use Ticket  |  $40
  • 8-Hour Equipment Rentals  |  $20

College Days
Starting January 2 through March 1, college students can ski or snowboard at a discounted price on Wednesdays and Fridays with valid college ID. The College Special is also valid Monday - Friday from March 4 through the last day of Ski Season (TBD).

  • 8-Hour Slope-Use Ticket  |  $40 
  • 8-Hour Equipment Rentals  |  $20

20% Off Military Discount
Every day on our ski slopes.

  • To celebrate our military members, Massanutten Resort offers 20% off lift tickets to active military, non-active military, and veterans. Military cardholder must be present for purchase. Not to be combined with any other offer.

January "Learn a Snow Sport Month" Pathway Special
Monday - Thursday (January 2 - 31, 2019).
January is the National "Learn a Snow Sport Month" that Massanutten is celebrating by offering our popular 4-Hour Pathway Package for only $76. Additional Pathway Program details available here.

  • 4-Hour Slope-Use Ticket
  • 4-Hour Equipment Rentals 
  • 2 one-hour beginner group lessons. Must be at least 7 years old to participate in a group lesson.

Monday Night Madness 
Each Monday night (4 - 9 pm) from January 7 through February 25, 2019, ski or ride at Massanutten and contribute to a local charity. 

  • Night Slope-Use Ticket  |  $20
  • Night Equipment Rentals  |  $20
  • A free beginner group lesson at 5 or 6 pm. Must be 7 years old to participate in a group lesson.

Snow Sports Scouts Day
Bring your Scout Troop and their family members to Massanutten for a fun-filled day on the slopes on Sunday, December 16, 2018 or Sunday, March 3, 2019. Valid for an 8-Hour Session. Scout Days Package is only $60 and includes:

  • 8-Hour Slope-Use Ticket
  • 8-Hour Equipment Rentals 
  • A one-hour beginner group lesson. Must be 7 years old to participate in a group lesson
  • Helmet (while supplies last)

Heroes on the Hill Ski Day
March 10, 2019 | FREE slope-use ticket with any valid military, police, firefighter, or EMT ID!

  • Police, Firefighters, EMTs, Active Military, Non-Active Military, Veterans, and their dependents receive a slope-use ticket (up to 4 passes total). Must present valid military, police, firefighter, or EMT ID for discount. Discount not applicable for snow tubing, rentals, or lessons. Not to be combined with any other offer. Please call 540.289.4954 with any questions.

Snow Tubing

Snow Tubing

Massanutten’s Ski Area personnel are busy preparing for the upcoming 2018-19 Winter season. Our Winter activities (Skiing, Snowboarding, and Snow Tubing) are typically available from mid-December through mid-March each season, but the exact dates vary based on weather. Although we make our own snow, we require sustained periods of time with temperatures below 32 degrees to make snow. Please keep an eye on the Snow Conditions page for the most current info about our weather and snow making. 

 

Specials are not offered December 25, 2018 - January 1, 2019.

Tubing Tuesdays  |  Tuesday
Anyone can tube on Tuesdays for $15 per person.

Student, Military, & Gold Card Days  |  Wednesday & Thursday
Students from any school showing an ID (report card, picture ID), Military members with ID, and Massanutten Gold Card members with ID can tube for $15 per person.

Events

Events

2017-2018 Ski Season Events

USASA – GS/SL Snowboard Event
January 6-7 | More Details Coming Soon!
Snowboarders of all ages, family and friends...come join us for fun and friendly competition, brought to you by the United States of American Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA)! You must be a member of USASA to compete in this event.
View the USASA 2018 Event Schedule.

Freestyle Demo Days
January 6 & 7
Try out the latest gear featuring free consumer ski demos.
Visit Freestyle Ski Shop in Charlottesville to pick up a Buy One Get One Free 8-Hour Slope-Use Ticket voucher to use on Freestyle Ski Demo Days. BOGO voucher valid on January 6 & 7, 2018 only. Coupon must be presented at time of redemption. Free 8-HR Slope-Use Ticket only valid for use on same date as purchased ticket. Freestyle Ski Shop Address | 475 Westfield Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901 | 434.978.4091 | freestyleonline.com

5th Annual SheJumps Get the Girls Out at the Nut
January 20 | 10 am - 4 pm
In partnership with K2 and SheJumps, Massanutten Resort is hosting the 5th Annual “Get the Girls Out at the Nut” on January 20th, 2018 for International Women’s Ski Day. Women of all ages and abilities are invited to celebrate skiing, snowboarding, and the power of female camaraderie by having fun on and off the mountain! Instructors and lessons will be available for participants to learn techniques to safely navigate the mountain. Registration information coming soon!

SARA/USSA – U16-21 SL & GS
January 20-21 | 8:30 am
Southern Alpine Racing Association (SARA) is a youth ski racing league affiliated with USSA. All racers must be a member of USSA to enter a SARA race. Race entry opens at approximately 8:00am, 2 weeks prior to the race closing date. Online race entry for SARA members is provided through Youth League. Check or cash race payments are made on race day during onsite registration.
Click here for the SARA Race Registration online portal. (NOT YET LIVE FOR 2017-18 SEASON)
View the SARA 2017/18 Race Schedule.

USCSA Collegiate Race
January 27-28 | View the Tentative Schedule
Join the United States Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA) as they run ski and snowboard races for college athletes in the area. If you are interested in competing in the USCSA, and you need help starting a club or getting your existing club registered, please e-mail us at uscsasoutheast@yahoo.com.
Massanutten Slopestyle for Snowboard & FreeSki - 1/27 All Day | View Event
Massanutten Slalom for Skiers only - 1/27 All Day | View Event
Massanutten GS for Skiers & Snowboarders - 1/28 All Day | View Event

SARA/USSA – U8-14 SL & GS
*Tentative* February 3-4 | More Details Coming Soon!

USASA – Bordercross/Skiercross
February 10-11 | More Details Coming Soon!
Snowboarders of all ages, family and friends...come join us for fun and friendly competition, brought to you by the United States of American Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA)! You must be a member of USASA to compete in this event.
View the USASA 2018 Event Schedule.

1st Annual Snow Moon Festival
February 10 | 10 am - 11 pm | Schedule Coming Soon!
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the resort 46 years ago and the kick off to the Winter Olympics 2018! We will have music, games, fireworks, and more!
RSVP on Facebook for updates!

Cupid on the Slopes
February 14 | 9 am - 9 pm
Valentine’s Day is here, and love is in the air. See if you can catch a glimpse of our 'Cupid' as he makes his way down the Massanutten slopes and all around the ski lodge! Take a photo with Cupid, say hello, and he might even give you a sweet treat from his bag!
View the 2018 Event Flyer
RSVP on Facebook
for updates!

Operation Freedom Outdoors
February 16-18 | FREE adaptive ski event hosted by Therapeutic Adventures.
Therapeutic Adventures, a local non-profit, is conducting Operation Freedom Outdoors to serve veterans from Hunter-Holmes McGuire Veterans Hospital. This premier event is aimed at providing disabled military - adaptive athletes who have a wide variety of mobility-related disabilities (spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, PTSD, blind/visual impairments) an opportunity to receive adaptive skiing/snowboarding instruction. This promises to be a great weekend of adaptive skiing, fellowship, and reunion to honor those who have served. For more information, contact Mark Andrews (adaptive.guide@gmail.com) or visit the Therapeutic Adventures Web site at www.taonline.org.

Heroes on the Hill
March 11 | 9 am - 9 pm
All Active, Non-Active, Veterans, and their dependents receive a free slope-use ticket (up to 4 passes total). Must present valid Military ID for discount.

Leprechaun on the Slopes
March 17 | 9 am - 9 pm
St. Patrick's Day is here, and there's a lucky Leprechaun on the loose! See if you can catch a glimpse of our 'Leprechaun' as he makes his way down the Massanutten slopes and all around the ski lodge. He just might have a treat for you!
View the 2018 Event Flyer
RSVP on Facebook
for updates!

Red Bull Rivals Intercollegiate Event
TBD | Invitational only event. More Details Coming Soon!

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