Snowshoe Mountain Opens November 27th

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 21 2013 - 02:57 PM

skiing at snowshoeSNOWSHOE, West Virginia – (November 18, 2013) – Snowshoe Mountain (, the #1 ski resort in the Mid-Atlantic, will officially open for the 2013-2014 winter ski and snowboard season on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 – just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. Kicking off their 40th season on November 27, the resort plans to open at least 3 lifts and about 10 trails its first day.

“We love being able to open in time for Thanksgiving. We recognize that people are excited to get up on the mountain and we are ready to get our 40th season started,” explains Dave Dekema, marketing director, Snowshoe Mountain.

Snowshoe Mountain will offer a special Stay Two Nights get the Third Night Free, for all guests checking in between November 26 – 29th, 2013.

For the 2013-14 winter ski season, the resort will introduce a radical re-design of its teaching terrain intended to make learning to ski and ride simpler, more intuitive and enjoyable. The resort plans to launch two new Terrain Based Learning areas in mid-December.

Additionally, Snowshoe is planning a blowout birthday party weekend in December to kick off their 40th birthday. Festivities include discounts on skiing and riding, dance and hot tub parties, on-snow games, costume contests and a live concert by the quintessential funk/soul artists of the 1970s and 1980s, The Commodores.

About Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Snowshoe Mountain is the perfect year round destination for adventure filled vacations in West Virginia. Snowshoe covers a total area of 11,000 acres in the Appalachian Mountain Range, and includes the second highest point in the state at 4,848’ elevation. Snowshoe was named #1 Overall Ski Resort and #1 for Nightlife in the Southeast by in 2012. In addition to terrific outdoor winter recreation, Snowshoe offers extensive lodging options, fully developed mountain biking trails, a popular golf course designed by Gary Player, wedding and convention areas, and a wide variety of summer outdoor activities. Snowshoe Mountain Resort is part of the family of Intrawest Resorts.