Ski West Virginia


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There is plenty of family winter fun to be found in West Virginia.  The Allegheny Mountains and many other resorts and ski areas have made West Virginia a known state for skiing.  All the resorts are easily accessible by road and there are hundreds of miles of Nordic skiing.  All the resorts are within a few hours of major U.S. cities including Washington, Charlotte, Columbus and Pittsburgh. 

 

Ski Resorts in Utah, USA

 

 

Alpine Lake Resort

Alpine Lake Resort is located close to Terra Alta in the Allegheny Mountains of northern West Virginia.  The Alpine Lake area has plenty of outdoor activities on offer including miles of cross country skiing along a lake.  

 

Canaan Valley Resort

Canaan Valley Resort State Park is the other resort which offers 34 runs, tubing, snowboarding, air board, snowshoeing, ice skating and Nordic skiing. 

 

Timberline

Located in the central Canaan Valley near Davis, Timberline offers one of the two downhill resorts in Canaan Valley, other being Canaan Valley Resort State Park.  Timberline and Canaan Valley form a large ski area. 

 

Timberline has 36 slopes, including tubing and sledding.  A summit elevation of 4,268 feet, vertical rise of 1,000 feet, 36 runs and trails with runs for all levels of skier, longest run of 2 miles, 3 chair lifts, and average 150 inches of snow annually. 

 

Snowshoe Mountain

Snowshoe Mountain Resort is located in the Allegheny Mountains.  The resort itself sits at the top of the slopes rather than the bottom.   It offers 57 runs, 14 lifts, terrain gardens, 235 skiable acres, summit elevation of 4,848 feet and vertical drop of 1,500 feet.   Longest run 1.5 miles.  Annual snowfall 180 inches average.  Night skiing available.  Snowmaking.   Women’s ski and snowboard camp.  Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, tubing and snowcat tours.    

 

Winterplace Ski Resort

Winterplace is located in the southeast of the state.  The resort offers 28 downhill runs, summit elevation 3,600 feet, base elevation 2,997 feet, vertical drop 603 feet, 90+ acres of skiable terrain and runs for mainly beginner and intermediate with only 15% advanced runs.  10 lifts include 2 quads, 2 doubles, 3 triples, 2 super carpets and 1 surface.  There is also a tubing park and boarding park.  Night skiing is available on 25 slopes, as well as the tubing park and terrain park.