Storms Give W.Va. Ski Resorts Holiday Boost

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Charleston, W.Va. (AP) -- A steady barrage of snow made West Virginia's ski resorts popular destinations over the holidays.

West Virginia Ski Areas Association president Terry Pfeiffer says skier visits topped 200,000 over Christmas and New Year's.

The state's five alpine and two cross-country ski areas usually have about 800,000 skier visits annually.

A skier visit is one person visiting a ski area one time for all or any part of a day or night.

Snowshoe Mountain Resort and Timberline Four Season both reported being at capacity over the holidays.

A spokeswoman for Canaan Valley Resort says business doubled on several days during the period.

(Copyright 2010 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
TheNewsCenter One Television Plaza Parkersburg, WV. 26101 304-485-4588
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 80735822 - thenewscenter.tv/a?a=80735822
Gray Television, Inc.