Ski West Virginia

Skiers, snowboarders and snow tubers know where to go for the best winter fun in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic - Canaan Valley, Oglebay, Snowshoe Mountain, Timberline and Winterplace resorts. The mountains of West Virginia are blessed with northern exposure and perfect climate that allows winter to come early and stay late, providing winter outdoor enthusiasts the perfect opportunity to have the most fun possible.

There's something here for everyone at the West Virginia resorts. Skiers, snowboarders, snow tubers and ice skaters can all enjoy the perfect mountain experience. Day or night, West Virginia winter areas have everything that is needed for a great winter experience ... Wild and Wonderful West Virginia.

For Nordic lovers, there are plenty of opportunities for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in West Virginia, at White Grass Touring in Tucker County and Elk River Touring Center in Pocahontas County.


Snowmaking at WV Resorts

Winterplace's snowmakers have covered a lot of territory with all of their efforts this week at the resort. 

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WV Ski Resorts Begin Snowmaking

Charleston, WV – Skiers and snowboarders will be heading to the mountains of West Virginia in less than two weeks as the first downhill area will be opening for the 2014/2015 season.  Snowshoe Mountain is planning to open Wednesday, November 26.  The slopes at the other alpine areas in the state will open shortly after, Canaan Valley, November 29, Timberline and Winterplace, December 12 and Oglebay when weather permits.

The cold temperatures and the season’s first natural snow throughout the mountains of West Virginia have allowed the resort’s snowmakers to begin to work on covering the slopes for skiing and snowboarding. 

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