Demo Days, King of the Mountain and WV Youth Ski Free Days

SNOWSHOE, W.Va. – Snowshoe Mountain is opening more trails than any ski resort in the region in preparation of this weekend’s Demo Days celebration and King of the Mountain competition, Dec. 9 and 10. Sixteen of the hottest brand names in skiing and riding will be on the mountain to allow guests to try out this year’s top-of-the-line equipment for free, including: Atomic, Burton, Head, Nitro, Fischer, Rossignol, Solomon, Ride and more! The Mid-Atlantic’s largest resort will have a minimum of 12 trails open by the weekend for skiers are riders to test the latest gear.

This weekend’s ski and snowboard competition, the King of the Mountain, will be a great warm up for this season’s regional competitions, but with better than warm-up prizes! There’s $2,500 on the line for the male and female skiers and riders to win.

The King of the Mountain begins with the slopestyle competition on Spruce Glades at 10:30 Saturday morning, followed by the rail jam on Skidder on Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. Sunday morning’s big air competition will be on Spruce Glades at 10:30 followed by the King of the Mountain awards ceremony. Registration will be at the Depot and will cost $25 per competition or $50 for all three.

This Sunday is also the first of four West Virginia Youth Ski Free Days at Snowshoe Mountain. All West Virginia youth ages 18 and under are encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity to get outside this winter! With proof of residence, WV youth will receive a free lift ticket, half-off rentals and half-off an afternoon group lesson. They will also receive a $25 companion lift ticket for a friend or family member. Other upcoming WV Youth Ski Free Days are January 28, February 25 and March 25.

For more information on the latest conditions and upcoming events at Snowshoe Mountain visit  or call 1-877-441-4FUN.