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Skiing

Downhill and Cross-Country

Though you don’t think of Virginia when you think of skiing, within three hours drive from Lexington, you will find six different resorts. The areas are small, but they provide a great opportunity for beginning skiers and snowboarders.

Wintergreen Resort

  • Phone: (804) 325-2100
  • Web: www.wintergreenresort.com
  • Time to get there: 1 hour
  • Slopes: 19
  • Night Skiing: Varies
  • Vertical: 1,003 feet
  • Longest run: 1.4 miles

Massanutten

  • Phone: (800) 207-MASS
  • Web: www.massresort.com
  • Time to get there: 1 hour
  • Slopes: 14
  • Night Skiing: Yes
  • Vertical: 1,1110 feet
  • Longest run: 4,100 feet

Homestead

  • Phone: (800) 838-1766
  • Web: www.thehomestead.com
  • Time to get there: 1 hour
  • Slopes: 9
  • Night Skiing: No

Snowshoe Mountain and Silver Creek, West Virginia

  • Phone: (304) 572-4636
  • Web: http://www.snowshoemtn.com
  • Time to get there: 3 hours
  • Slopes: 57 Night skiing: 14 slopes
  • Vertical: 1,500 feet
  • Longest Run: 1.5 miles
  • Annual Snowfall: 180 inches

Canaan Valley, West Virginia

  • Phone: (800) 622-4121
  • Web: www.skithevalley.com
  • Time to get there: 3 hours
  • Slopes: 37
  • Night skiing: 11 slopes
  • Vertical: 850 feet
  • Longest run: 2 miles
  • Annual snowfall: 150 inches

Timberline, West Virginia

  • Phone: (304) 866-4828
  • Web: www.timberlineresort.com
  • Time to get there: 3 hours
  • Slopes: 35
  • Night Skiing: Yes
  • Vertical: 1,000 feet
  • Longest run: 2 miles
  • Annual snowfall: 150 inches

 Winter Place, West Virginia

  • Phone: (800) 607-7669
  • Web: www.winterplace.com
  • Time to get there: 3 hours
  • Slopes: 27
  • Night Skiing: 25 slopes
  • Vertical: 603 feet
  • Longest run: 1.25 miles