Winter meetings and incentive trips are a great opportunity for those who love downhill and cross-country skiing to combine work and play. Below are four luxury properties that cater to groups:
- The Lodge at Spruce Peak (formerly Stowe Mountain Lodge): This four-star Vermont resort is the only luxury ski-in, ski-out resort in the region. The lodge offers 300 guestrooms and suites, four private residences, as well as club lodging and mountain cabins. With 10 meeting spaces, such as the 16,000-square-foot Spruce Camp Base Lodge, two large vehicle-accessible ballrooms (5,959 square feet and 2,448 square feet), and a breathtaking mountaintop restaurant, gatherings large and small will find satisfying accommodation.
For more information: www.sprucepeak.com
- Hotel Jerome: This Aspen, Colorado, resort consistently ranks among the best, with a four-star and four-diamond rank and on the Conde Nast Gold List of favorite hotels in the world. The five indoor meeting spaces include the 3,500-square-foot grand ballroom which is attached to a terrace, kitchen and the Antler Bar.
For more information: hoteljerome.aubergeresorts.com
- Whiteface Lodge: Its proximity to the Lake Placid Olympic facilities in New York offers guests a unique ski experience. The largest of the six meeting spaces (2,300 square feet) can accommodate 200 people, and the resort offers a large outdoor terrace at 3,100 square feet from spring to fall.
For more information: www.thewhitefacelodge.com
- Montage Deer Valley: Forbes calls this five-star property “a skier’s dream” in Utah. Its ski-in, ski-out access, prime Park City location and five dining options offer groups everything they need to experience a winter gathering. The Montage Deer Valley also features more than 25,000 square feet of indoor event space, as well as nine outdoor venues. The resort’s three ballrooms (ranging from 2,500 to 4,300 square feet) each have their own terrace and plenty of pre-function area. The Grand Ballroom and Grand Promenade also are vehicle accessible.
For more information: www.montagehotels.com/deervalley