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Ski season 2019-'20 opens at Snowshoe Mountain

Skiers celebrate the beginning of ski season 2019-2020 at Snowshoe Mountain.
Ski season in West Virginia launched Friday morning at Snowshoe Mountain, where more than 12 slopes have opened to skiers and far more snow...

Canaan Valley skiing opens Dec. 14 with new capacity

Hikers on Bald Knob survey they ski area at Canaan Valley Resort State Park.
Opening on December 14, 2019, Canaan Valley Resort has invested in upgrades that will see more trails open earlier in the season and help...

Now making snow, Snowshoe posts 2019-2020 events

Snow-making commenced on schedule Nov. 1 at Snowshoe Mountain.
Snowmaking has commenced on Snowshoe Mountain in the mountains of eastern West Virginia, and officials at the resort complex have announced its 2019-2020 calendar...

Tubing park at Snowshoe goes green (and red, blue...)

New energy-saving lights at the snow-tubing park at Snowshoe Mountain are expected to bedazzle guests.
Snowshoe Mountain is installing lights that are expected to trim energy use by 80 to 85 percent at its Coca-Cola Tubing Park. But the...

Snowshoe, Alleghenies received first snowfall overnight

A dusting of snow fell in the Allegheny Mountains, and officials at Snowshoe Mountain are excited.
The Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia saw their first snowfall last night, and officials at the ski resort on Snowshoe Mountain say that's a...

Snowshoe Mountain to open ski areas November 22

Families gather in the village atop Snowshoe Mountain in eastern West Virginia.
Making more snow than ever before, Snowshoe Mountain will open for skiing and snowboarding on November 22, weather permitting. Overnight temperatures are already dipping into...

Canaan resort wins multiple ski awards for third year running

A skier maneuvers through powder at Canaan Valley Ski Resort. Photo courtesy Canaan Valley Resort State Park.
For the third consecutive year, Canaan Valley Ski Resort in northern West Virginia has dominated the Liftopia "Best in Snow" awards program for the southern...

Canaan Valley ski area to remain open through March 17

Youth ride a lift at Canaan Valley Resort. Photo courtesy Canaan Valley Resort.
Warm as it may seem in the mid-Atlantic region, it's still unmistakably winter in the Allegheny Mountains in northern West Virginia, and the Canaan...

Despite mild temps, Canaan ski area keeps 19 runs, trails open

Snowboarder at Canaan Valley Resort
Thanks to an early cold spell, Canaan Valley Resort's ski area is operating 19 downhill runs and trails despite milder-than-normal temperatures, according to Steve...

Three ski areas in West Virginia to open for season this...

A village of ski lodges clusters at the top of Snowshoe Mountain. Photo courtesy W.Va. Ski Areas Association.
NOTE: Since this story was made, Timberline resort has rescheduled the opening date of its ski area for December 21, 2018. Fortified by ideal weather,...

Canaan resort to open ski area Dec. 15, skating, tubing Thanksgiving

Snow has fallen on the ski slopes at Canaan Valley Resort in the Alleghenies in northern West Virginia.
Winter has arrived in the Allegheny Mountains in northern West Virginia, and officials at Canaan Valley Resort are looking forward to opening the resort's...

Too soon? West Virginia's Canaan Valley readies for skiing

Snowboarders overlook the Canaan Valley from Canaan Valley Resort.
Is it too soon to talk about skiing? — not in the highest peaks in the Appalachian Mountains, in which snow is expected in...


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