Mild Weather, Lots of Snow and Truckloads of Fun!

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Only ONE MORE DAY until the / Snowshoe Mountain Summit! We have about 135 people coming thus far and the more the merrier we always say! COME MAKE SOME TURNS WITH FELLOW SNOW LOVERS AT SNOWSHOE THIS WEEKEND!

The forecast is FOR FUN! If you like the idea of coming and hanging out with a lot of the readers of the website, getting $100 OFF of your lodging, enjoying some FREE Hors d’oeuvres at a FREE Friday night Apres Ski Party AND getting a FREE LIFT TICKET to ski or ride on Sunday – then COME JOIN US!

Hop over to the Summit page, make reservations and let us know you’re coming! We had a few more make plans to join us yesterday and we’ll update the numbers this morning. It’s going to be a BLAST, the weather will be nice, there will be plenty of snow, and lots of good music and fun to be had.

The weather forecast is looking very cooperative as there are some slight chances of a shower BEFORE 9am on Saturday, then cloudy all day! Sunday? Cloudy but no rain until AFTER 3pm. Is Ma Nature staging this thing just right? So far it looks like it! Come join us!

Here’s a quick tour of the ski areas today and some notes and activities as well: 

Wisp Resort – 12° – Reported base: 18-57" – Groomed/Frozen Granular – Did NOT make snow – Open with 29 trails and awesome conditions.

Canaan Valley – 16° – Reported base: 20-40" – Loose Granular – Did NOT make snow – Open with 24 trails of 39 for DAY SKIING ONLY today – Terrain and Tubing, ice skating are all open.

Timberline Resort – 15° – Reported base: 42-70" – Granular – Did NOT make snow – Open with 29 of 37 trails for DAY SKIING only today.

Snowshoe Mountain – 20 ° – Reported base: 56" – Hard packed and Groomed – Made snow overnight – Open with 59 of 60 trails, snow tubing, terrain parks, snowmobiling and more.

Snowshoe note: They play host to 135+ fans this weekend! Get $100 OFF your lodging, FREE Friday night Apres Ski Party with free eats and drink specials – AND get a FREE Sunday lift ticket. Find out HOW by clicking here>

Also check out a video from LAST YEAR’S SUMMIT by clicking here> / Snowshoe Summit Page 

Winterplace Resort – 30° – Reported base: 40-80" – Groomed – Did not make snow – 100% open with all 28 trails, terrain parks and snow tubing!

Winterplace note: Sat.-March 7th Race Against the Clock for a chance to win COOL STUFF which includes Rossi Skis & a Rossi Board!!! Stop by the Ski Shop & Save Up To 50%!!

Wintergreen Resort – 39° – Reported base: 50-70" – Groomed – Did NOT make snow – Open with 25 of 26 trails and tubing.

Wintergreen note: "All of the cold weather this winter has allowed us to pile up snow on our core trails in anticipation of skiing and riding all the way through to the Slide and Splash Bash on the 21st of March."

Massanutten Resort – 20° – Reported base: 50" – Groomed – Did NOT make snow – 100% open with all 14 trails and 8 lanes of tubing. Beginning Sunday, Massanutten announces, "Bring a friend and they ski or board for $15 lift and $15 rental."

Bryce Resort – Reported base: 31-56" – Groomed – Did NOT make snow – 100% open with all 8 trails and tubing. They celebrate Winterfest this weekend. See their page at:

Appalachian Ski Mountain – 33° – Reported base: 84-113" – Did NOT make snow – 100% Open – Groomed – All 10 trails, both terrain parks and ice skating. They look beautifully groomed and today will be an AWESOME day at App.

Cataloochee Ski Area – 33° – Reported base: 50-102" – Made Snow Overnight – Groomed – 100% open with all 14 trails and terrain park features. Tubing is CLOSED for the season!

Cat Note: Sunday, March 8 is the biggest and best season pass sale of this year and next. Pass prices on this day will be the lowest of the year and if you are a new pass holder, you can ski for the rest of this year and next on this pass! Don’t forget on this day there will be special pricing not only on midweek passes for every pass we offer as well! What a deal! These special prices (including our midweek season pass for $169) will be available from 8:30am – 4:30pm only on Sunday, March 8. You can purchase here at the area or call in between the hours of 8:30am-4:30pm on that Sunday only. Our early season pricing special at its next tier will continue from March 9 through March 31 Pass pricing will go up on April 1. Don’t miss out, get the best deal on March 8. 

Ski Beech – 30° – Reported base: 42-80" – Groomed – Made snow overnight – Open with 13 of 15 trails – Tubing will reopen on Friday.

Beech note: LADIES DAY TODAY! All females receive a complimentary ticket valid for day and night time use. The entire front of the mountain is open. Snowtubing and The Beechtree Bar & Grill will re-open this weekend (weather permitting).

Wolf Ridge – Reported base: 40-60" – Groomed – Open with 11 of 20 trails and tubing.

Wolf note: Its Thursday, the slopes have been groomed and the day is perfect for skiing the Wolf. Remember today is homeschooler special at $20.00 lift / $13.00 half Day, $12.00 ski rental $16.00 board rental; Tonight is student special at $18.00 lift ticket,$5.00 ski rental/ $10.00 board rental. Looking forward to seeing you at the Wolf. See you on the slopes.

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