Hurricane Sandy Piles on the Snow

With Frankenstorm still on the loose, just getting started rather, the snow reports are ever changing. We just heard from Snowshow Mountain Resort’s PR rep, Krysty Ronchetti — Snowshoe, WV is currently under a blizzard warning. They currently have 6 1/2 inches of snow, and it’s still coming down. Wind gusts are nearing 28 mph. According to NWS, they’re anticipating 34 inches of total snowfall.

Krysty, looking on the brighter side, points out, "snow is the lifeblood of Snowshoe Mountain and a storm of this size is allowing us to consider opening early for Thanksgiving." She sent in the three images you see below, courtesy of Snowshoe Mountain Resort 2012.

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Snowshoe Resort is Hosting Our Summit March 3,4,5th and YOU are Invited!

We think we have put together what should be the best deal we’ve ever had for this event and we want you to come and join the fun. It’s always great to play at Snowshoe and to do so with 20% OFF Lodging, and a Free Sunday Lift Pass is a great deal. We are ALSO giving away TWO Free Snowshoe Season Passes, Free TShirts, boggans, stickers, hats and more. Click HERE or on the Graphic below to see more information, book and JOIN US.

If you like skiing or snowboarding and you want to meet some new friends and get 20% OFF LODGING, a Free Sunday Lift Ticket AND be able to ski the slopes before ANYONE ELSE on the mountain…join us March, 3rd, 4th and 5th.

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Mike Doble
Mike is the Editor and founder of, and Since September 1996 he has posted more than 13,000 posts, articles, photos and videos promoting all of the ski areas of North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.Mike is the father of four daughters, is an avid skier and enjoys golf, tennis, kayaking and hiking in the mountains. Winter snowsports and Summer boating on Watauga Lake are among his favorite pastimes.