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Warm rain prediction makes Snowshoe ditch final bonus weekend

Warm rain prediction makes Snowshoe ditch final bonus weekend

What would Snowshoe do? Officials with Snowshoe have decided not to open for the final bonus weekend that had been planned when polar vortexes and hefty snowfalls made skiers and riders pine for an extra chance at making some turns. Mother Nature, however, had some other surprises up her cloudy sleeve, as the National Weather [...]

Canaan Valley follows Snowshoe’s lead with season extension

Fellow West Virginia snowsports resort Canaan Valley will also extend its season to April 6, the AP reports.

Snowshoe extends season to April 6

Snowshoe extends season to April 6

Riding a wave of 29 inches of snow in the past seven days and making the announcement on the day the $199 “Ridiculous Pass” goes on sale, Snowshoe reveals that it will remain open for snowsports until April 6. Prior statements alluded to skiing and snowboarding through March, and the resort website still touts deals [...]

Megasnows greet opening day

Megasnows greet opening day

After delaying the start of the ski and snowboard season from its original date of November 24, Snowshoe resort is getting a rich reward in the form of a massive snow dump which has already delivered about two feet of snow in just the past couple of days. Now read what the National Weather Service [...]

Natural snow, cold temps combine to suggest good start Dec. 10

Natural snow, cold temps combine to suggest good start Dec. 10

I don’t know how much it rained overnight, but it was a steady downpour all night November 30-December 1, and it resulted in the erasure of a lot of the hard work of the Snowshoe snowmaking crew, which — like the rest of us — probably hoped that the season would open as scheduled last Wednesday, November 24. But Mother [...]

Insane amounts of snow at the ‘shoe

Insane amounts of snow at the ‘shoe

With more snow having fallen than typically falls in a year, and plenty more snow in the forecast, Snowshoe has announced that it is extending the season to April 5, a week after the original season-ending date. Snowshoe, now touting the best conditions in its 36-year history, has received 193″ of snow at this writing, 13″ [...]

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