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The Best Skiing in West Virginia

Skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, night skiing, cross-country, ice skating, snowmobile tours—the Mountain State’s got it all.

And the best skiing in West Virginia is near Harman’s Luxury Log Cabins.

Whether you’re new to the sport or just looking for a fun day out of the log cabin with friends and family, these West Virginia ski resorts will fit the bill.

Bundle up and hit the slopes at these epic West Virginia skiing destinations:


a skier going down a slopeCanaan Valley Resort

Where: Davis, West Virginia

Ski Highlights: Located in the thick of Monongahela National Forest, there’s plenty of action and activities for all ages at Canaan Valley Resort. This ski resort boasts 47 beginner, intermediate, and advanced trails. The mountain’s summit reaches an elevation of 4,280 feet with several lifts available for easy access to all of the slopes and activities.

If skiing isn’t your thing, snowboarding, ice skating, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing are also offered at the resort. Or grab a tube and race down the longest multi-lane tube park in the Mid-Atlantic. A magic carpet lift will take you right back to the top!

Does Canaan Valley Resort offer ski lessons? Whether you’re just learning to ski or need a refresher, Canaan Valley Resort has several options for guests including private and group lessons. Full and half-day lessons are offered for children.

Does Canaan Valley Resort have ski rentals? Canaan Valley has ski and snowboard rentals throughout the season priced for adults and children.

Get your tickets by calling (304) 866-4121.


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Timberline Mountain

Where: Davis, West Virginia

Ski Highlights: New for the 2020-2021 season, Timberline Mountain resort will introduce West Virginia’s first-ever six-person high-speed detachable chairlift. This brand-new ski lift will guarantee you’re spending more time on the slopes, taking just 5 to 6 minutes to get riders to the top of the hill!

A second chairlift, which will take four passengers at a time to the resort’s beginner and intermediate terrain, and easy access to a racecourse and a terrain park, will also be introduced. Plus, the resort will introduce 75 brand-new snow machines to make sure there’s always snow to shred.

Call (304) 403-2074 for more information.

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cross country skiingWhite Grass Touring Center

Where: Davis, WV

Ski Highlights: White Grass Touring Center specializes in cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, offering over 60 kilometers of cross-country trails that reach over 4,000 feet in elevation within the Cabin Mountain range of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing is a leisurely way to enjoy the beauty of Canaan Valley’s winter landscape.

White Grass Touring Center also offers groomed trails for classic and freestyle skiing and slopes for Nordic downhill.

Does White Grass Touring Center offer ski lessons? The White Grass Ski School offers classes that will assist skiers of all ages and skill levels interested in cross country skiing excursions.

Does White Grass Touring Center have ski rentals? The ski shop supplies new and used gear with many types of skis, poles, boots, and apparel.

Call (304) 866-4114 for more information.


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Snowshoe Mountain

Where: Snowshoe, West Virginia

Ski Highlights: Night skiing at Silver Creek, snow tubing at the eight-lane tubing hill, terrain parks, snowmobile tours, and dozens of trails are what await visitors at Snowshoe Mountian. Located on Cheat Mountain, in the heart of the Alleghenies of the Appalachian Mountains, Snowshoe Mountain has 14 lifts that take riders to the many activities offered on the mountain.

Snowshoe averages more than 180 inches of light, powdery snowfall each year. Skiers of all ages and skill levels will enjoy some of the best skiing in West Virginia at Snowshoe Mountain, thanks to many beginner, intermediate, and expert trails.

Does Snowshoe Mountain offer ski lessons? Snowshoe Mountain offers several types of ski lessons including terrain-based lessons, snowboard lessons, and lessons geared toward children.

Does Snowshoe Mountian have ski rentals? Snowshoe Mountain offers ski rentals, snowboard rentals, and high-performance rentals, including season-long rentals, and try before you buy offers.

Contact (877) 441-4386 to get your tickets to Snowshoe Mountain.


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