My Season Has Achieved Lift Off

Thanks to Beech, my season has achieved lift off.  After two months of thinking, planning and writing about the 2017-18 ski season I finally opened...

Time to Comment On Timberline Resort…

I should begin this piece by explaining why I am commenting on the subject of Timberline Resort at this time. Thankfully our messageboard has...

Good Days (and Nights) to Come

Words and pictures by David McCue It’s official, the season is underway. Mike has already been reporting on openings around the area; and closings, which...

Getting a Good Deal

​Story and pictures by David McCue The month of December has been given a warm welcome already here in the Southeast, which is unfortunate for...
sugar mountain fall leaf update

Fall Color is AT or Near Peak at Sugar Mountain

This photo was taken at Sugar Mountain on October 11th while at the Oktoberfest Festival at Sugar Mountain.

The SkiSE Snowshoe Summit Reclaims Winter Again

Story and pictures by David McCue This is not the first time this has happened. In seasons past as February was winding down and conditions...

Ticket and Pass Pricing: The Southern Mountain Breakdown

Do I hear banjo music?  It's okay, they're just playing "Frost on the Pumpkin." There is finally some chill in the air, the trees are...

Happy New Year, Let the Winter Games Begin

Timberline, Canaan Valley Resort and Blackwater Falls - Words and pictures by David McCue As always, with flurries of forecasts and hints of heavy snow...

A Snowshoe Summit Prequel

Pictures by Aaron and Dylan McCue In preparation for the upcoming event I sent out a team of crack reporters to do some serious research...

Christian’s Sports Beat: Try it, you’ll like it

Early last month, I began my fourth year of skiing, when I made my first turns on the slopes at Winterplace Ski Resort in...