Opening Dates For WV Ski Areas Announced

Charleston, WV – Officials with the West Virginia Ski Areas Association have announced opening dates for the 2011/2012 season at the state’s ski areas.  Snowshoe Mountain will be opening November 23, followed by Timberline Resort on December 8, Winterplace on December 9 (earlier if weather permits, Canaan Valley on December 10 and Oglebay Resort mid-December.

Snowmaking has started at Snowshoe Mountain and this weekend’s weather forecast for West Virginia mountains is calling for five to seven inches of snowfall at elevations of 1500′ and above. A great way to get things started for covering slopes in preperation of the opening days.

Make sure to “Like” the West Virginia Ski Areas Association Facebook page to stay up-to-date of what’s happening on the slopes in the Mountain State.