West Virginia

Easy access, great night skiing.
Easy access, great night skiing.

Winterplace Ski Resort

Pros: Full coverage snow making, inexpensive learn to ski deals, tube park right off lift for non-skiing family members, great uncrowded night skiing.

Cons: Crowded on weekends, lots of people in over their heads on crowded days.

It's a crowded family ski resort
It's a crowded family ski resort

Snowshoe

Pros: Most runs in Mid-Atlantic, good snowmaking

Cons: Expensive, long lift lines, out of control skiers

Canaan Valley Resort is real ski country!
Canaan Valley Resort is real ski country!

Canaan Valley Resort

Pros: Variety of trails, Sufficient Beginner terrain, Excellent resort accomodations

Cons: Funky trail layout, Lack of true Expert runs

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Timberline Four Seasons Resort

Timberline Four Seasons Resort

“ Timberline has been my home mountain for 5+ years now. For hard-core skiers, it is a gem in the Mid Atlantic. I grew up in the Northeast, skiing Vermont and Western Massachusetts; Timberline has a lot of the same skier culture. It doesn't have the same stats as Vermont, but it is still pretty respectable: 1000 feet of vertical, annual snowfall of 150-200 inches a year (greater in some years),...” --JohnL

100% Positive Reviews
Snowshoe

Snowshoe

“ When Snowshoe decided to offer a $200 unlimited pass deal for next season, with the addition of being able to use it for the rest of this season, I knew I'd be making a trip to Snowshoe. I've avoided Snowshoe in the past due to the length of time it takes to drive there, the cost of lodging and food, and the crowds that I've heard reported about by other skiers.  However, once the skiing...” --MephitBlue

70% Positive Reviews
Canaan Valley Resort

Canaan Valley Resort

“Located in the micro-climate sweet spot of Canaan Valley in WV where the resort receives and average snowfall of 180in per year, an Alpine climate at the summit, where you can carve through knee deep snow, ski down a 850 ft Vertical Drop, make sharp turns down two new gladed areas for 2015/2016, get gnarly on a sweet new terrain park, and live it up at their fantastic resort accomodations! ...” --frozen8864

100% Positive Reviews
Winterplace Ski Resort

Winterplace Ski Resort

“This is my home area and the parking lot is literally visible from I-77 so you can get there usually even in "good ski" weather. It is very busy on weekends but during the week not so with little or no wait at the lifts and the night skiing is very good, well lit, and uncrowded with maybe the exception of Fridays when they typically have groups come in. Their beginners lift tickets are cheap...” --vintageguy

100% Positive Reviews
White Grass Touring Center

White Grass Touring Center

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