Snowshoe Mountain prepares for winter opening amid COVID-19 pandemic
SNOWSHOE, W.Va. – Skiers and snowboarders bundled up for the cold at Snowshoe Mountain, but the coronavirus pandemic means not everything could stay the same at the West Virginia resort. “We’re definitely missing a big chunk of our international workforce with the way things are right now,” Cassell said. BJ Parks and his two boys spent the afternoon on the mountain and said it’s a welcome relief from quarantine. If families want to enjoy a long season on the slopes everyone has to do their part. To that, Cassell says: “Mask up and keep your distance and do all those things and take care of each other.
Snowshoe Mountain to reopen for skiing, snowboarding on Dec. 4
SNOWSHOE, W. Va. – Skiers and snowboarders won’t take to the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain until December 4. The ski area was originally set to open on November 25, but Snowshoe officials said unseasonably mild temperatures combined with a lack of snowmaking opportunities led to the delay. Some of the snowiest winters we’ve ever had got off to a late start," said Duncan, in part. Snowshoe does still plan to open its mountaintop village on November 25. The village features restaurants, shopping and mountain adventure activities.
Snowshoe announces summer reopening dates
SNOWSHOE, W. Va. – With the snow no longer falling at Snowshoe Mountain the resort announced its modified plans for fall and summer. Starting June 18Golf - The Raven Golf Club will be open weekly, Thursday through Sunday. Starting July 2Resort Operations – Snowshoe’s mountaintop village will be open Thursday through Sunday for dining, retail and outdoor adventure operations.This includes the full-service Spa at Snowshoe. Shavers Lake & Scenic Lift Rides - Scenic lift rides to Shavers Lake will be available Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The lake will be open for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and paddle-boarding; however, to limit contact, the inflatable obstacle course will not be open.
Snowshoe Mountain sees first early fall snow
ROANOKE, Va. - Fans of the cold and snow may very well have been refreshing the web page for Snowshoe Mountain's web cams last night and this morning. At 9 p.m. Wednesday, Snowshoe tweeted with excitement that they were seeing flakes! Cold and moist air rose up the mountain, allowing snow to develop. However, due to the wet and warm ground - not much was able to accumulate. Meanwhile, we deal with cooler air and gusty winds for the rest of the day Thursday before calming down Friday.
First snow of the season at Snowshoe possible late Wednesday, Thursday
ROANOKE, Va. - The cold front moving through our area Wednesday may not just bring rain...at least to Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia. Now, Snowshoe is no stranger to the white stuff, especially in an instance like late Wednesday. Any remnant moisture will be forced up the mountain, causing clouds to form and snow to fall. Just how much snow accumulates is in question, due to the fact that the ground will still be wet from Wednesday's rain. Regardless, Snowshoe shared in the excitement when I originally posted about the possibility of some snowflakes to my Facebook page.