Snowshoe begins making snow again!

That sound you here are that of nearly 100 snowguns at Snowshoe Mountain! Snowmaking resumed this morning at 8am at the Snowshoe and Silver Creek areas as the temperatures dropped throughout the day.

At 3 am Thursday morning it was 43 degrees and by 11 am it was 24 degrees with natural snowfall (flurries). It was snowing at 4800 feet and as low as 2800 feet. Snowmaking will continue around the clock as long as the temperatures permit. Right now with the temperatures that are in the forecast it looks like Snowshoe will be opening Thursday 12/2 or Friday 12/3!

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Mike Doble
Mike is the Editor and founder of, and Since September 1996 he has posted close to 14,000 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.