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Snowmaking Everywhere In West Virginia

Greetings –  The overnight subfreezing temperatures in the mountains of West Virginia have allowed all of the winter resorts to start covering the slopes as additional resorts open for the season, joining Snowshoe Mountain, which opened November 21. At this time, Snowshoe Mountain is providing the most available open terrain in the region as the […]


Greetings – The sound of snow guns have been heard recently in the mountains of West Virginia. Since early this month, the veteran snowmakers at Snowshoe Mountain have been making snow whenever Mother Nature has allowed, over 150 hours worth of covering the slopes with man made white stuff. Thanks to the snowmakers and groomers […]

Economic Impact

In December 1971, skiers throughout the state and region got their first opportunity to enjoy West Virginia’s first commercial ski area with the opening of Canaan Valley Resort. This modern resort-style ski area built upon a rich heritage of ski recreation in the Canaan Valley area, established at various local ski spots throughout the 1940’s, […]