More Snow and More Wind

– Story by Will Mauney

Good Morning folks, if you’re reading this you are probably coming to to find out the most up to date and current snow and weather conditions for the resorts in the Southeast and Mid Atlantic. Our daily updated ski report is the best way to find out how much snow fell at your favorite resort during the last 72 hours and the last three days have been awesome! More than a few counties in our region are still under a blizzard warning, but don’t let that stop you from taking advantage of the fresh powder that has fallen at Beech, Sugar, Snowshoe, Canaan Valley, Timberline, Wisp, and Winterplace.

We’ve got snow and more snow. Some once again impressive totals for these resorts over the past 72 hours and more is expected through Sunday. Roads in the High Country are snowy but passable. Crews are constantly clearing main roads so travelers can get up here. With some sun and fewer snow showers today we should see some cleaner dryer roads as the day continues, at least here in North Carolina. If you’ve got 4 wheel drive or chains and some good common sense you will be fine.

Some notable 24 hour snow totals: Snowshoe – 12 in
                                                                 Canaan Valley – 12.9 in
                                                                 Timberline – 12.9 in
                                                                 Winterplace – 11 in
                                                                 Wisp – 12 in
                                                                 Beech Mtn. – 9.9 in
                                                                 Sugar – 8 in

Canaan Valley and Timberline Resort have received 105.4 inches in the month of February alone. This is amazing! They have consistently had more “12 inch” storms than any other resort in the Southeast and Mid Atlantic. I know the guys and gals at Canaan and Timberline are loving every second of it. Snowshoe Mountain has surpassed the 200 inch mark this week and they are expecting another foot of snow before this storm is over. It seems like every week we get a significant snow event for most resorts we cover.


There are tons of events and activities taking place at resorts up and down the Southeast. If you have plans to get up here, keep them! This is as good as it gets! If you don’t have plans check our sponsors for the best deals and packages to make plans to ski or ride at your favorite resort. Our Resort Pages are full of links to hotels, cabins, B&B’s, and restaurants. We’ve included the “best of the best” from every resort to make planning your trip simple and easy. We’ve done the work so you don’t have to. Take advantage of the incredible deals found by clicking through our links and the great thing about this season is it doesn’t really matter which resort you choose – they’re all amazing right now.

The 2010 Summit @ Snowshoe

We’ve got 6 days until the 2010 Summit. If you haven’t been to Snowshoe yet this season – you need to. With over 200 inches of snow and more expected throughout next week everyone attending this event will no doubt have a phenomenal time. So bring your powder skis or snowboard and make plans to ski or ride March 5,6,7 at Snowshoe. Be one of the 30 lucky summit attendees that will be allowed to hit the slopes at 8:30am with Snowshoe CEO Bill Rock for some first tracks on Sunday morning. We hope to see you there. Until then…

We’re on day 88 and there are 49 more days of opportunities to enjoy the snow for the 2009-2010 ski and snowboarding season!

That’s it for today. Go enjoy the snow! Check out the Snow Report at and please send us your favorite ski photos, ski videos, trip reports and comments to [email protected]

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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.