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WV Governor Proclaims January as Learn To Ski and Snowboard Month

(Charleston, WV) – Governor Jim Justice today, by proclamation, announced that January was officially Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in the mountain state. The West Virginia Snow Sports Industry is part of the national program that includes ski-industry states throughout North America. West Virginia Ski Resorts teach thousands of first-time skiers every season and […]

West Virginia Ski Resorts Reboot Winter

Charleston, WV – This week’s cold temperatures have allowed snowmakers at all of West Virginia’s Ski Resorts to get back to work, covering the slopes with manmade snow. Winterplace in Raleigh County and Timberline Ski Resort in Tucker County have both resumed on-slope operations today, joining Snowshoe Mountain in Pocahontas County and Canaan Valley Ski […]

West Virginia Ski Resorts Return To Snowmaking

Charleston, WV – This week’s cold temperatures have allowed snowmakers at all of West Virginia’s Ski Resorts to get back to work, covering the slopes with manmade snow. Winterplace and Timberline Ski Resorts will both resume on-slope operations on Friday, joining Snowshoe Mountain and Canaan Valley Ski Area in offering skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing. […]

West Virginia Ski Resorts Prepare For Cold Temps

Charleston, WV – The recent mild temperatures have created some challenges for West Virginia’s Ski Industry. Despite still having the most terrain open in the southeast region, that includes, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland, a number of slopes have had to be closed. Winterplace and Timberline Ski Resorts have suspended on-slope operations […]

Additional WV Ski Resorts Open For Season

Charleston, WV – Two more West Virginia ski resorts will open for the 2018/19 season this weekend as Canaan Valley Ski Area in Tucker County and Winterplace Ski Resort in Raleigh County are set to begin offering skiing, snowboarding and Snowtubing on Saturday. Snowshoe Mountain in Pocahontas County which opened over the Thanksgiving holiday, will […]

West Virginia Ski Season Begins 2018 – 2019

Charleston, WV – Skiers and snowboarders have started heading to the mountains of West Virginia as the first downhill area plans to open for the 2018/2019 season, tomorrow. Snowshoe Mountain will be opening for the season Wednesday morning (November 21) at 9 am. The Pocahontas County will be providing skiers and snowboarders with 42 acres […]

West Virginia Ski Resorts Open For 2017-18 Ski Season

Charleston, WV – Three West Virginia ski resorts opened for the 2017/18 season this morning as Canaan Valley Resort in Tucker County, Winterplace Ski Resort in Raleigh County and Oglebay Resort in Ohio County, began offering skiing, snowboarding and Snowtubing. Another ski resort in Tucker County, Timberline is set to open tomorrow (Saturday). Snowshoe Mountain […]

West Virginia Ski Resorts Open 2016/17 Season

Charleston, WV – Another ski resort opened for the 2016/17 season this morning as Winterplace Ski Resort in Raleigh County began offering skiing and snowboarding. Canaan Valley Resort in Tucker County opened last week, while Snowshoe Mountain in Pocahontas County opened in late November. Timberline Resort also in Tucker County, is scheduled to open on […]