Ski Virginia

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Ski Virginia, USA

The state of Virginia is located between Florida and New York and is known as the gateway to the South.  The western side of the state is quite mountainous and where you will find the skiing areas, with the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains and Shenandoah Valley providing plenty of beautiful scenery.  There are also the hills of the piedmont region which lead to the Atlantic Ocean and beaches.  The capital city is Richmond.

Ski Resorts in Virginia, USA



Bryce Resort

Bryce Resort is located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.   It is a great place for families and for beginners.  On offer is downhill skiing, boarding and tubing. 

Base elevation 1,250 feet, Summit 1,750 feet, Vertical drop 500 feet.  25 skiable acres, Annual average snowfall 30 inches.  100% snowmaking.  Five lifts (3 surface and 2 double chairs).   Eight trails and the longest run is 3,000 feet.  Skier levels 34% beginner, 33% intermediate, 33% advanced. 


Massanutten Resort

Massanutten Resort is a great family ski area located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  It offers 14 trails,  70 skiable acres, 7 lifts (1 quad, 3 double, 1 J-Bar and 2 handle tows), a vertical drop of 1,100 feet, snowboard park with quarter pipe, night skiing and tubing.   Skier levels:  30% beginner, 35% intermediate, 35% advanced.   Average annual snowfall 56 inches. 



The Homestead is also a great family destination. Vertical drop 700 feet with summit elevation of 3,200 feet.  With 9 runs, 5 lifts (1 double, 1 T-bar, 1 J-Bar, 2 rope tows), 45 skiable acres, boarding, and snowmaking facilities.  Skier levels:  34% beginner, 33% intermediate and 33% advanced.  Annual average snowfall is 50 inches.  There is also a skating rink, tubing park and snowshoeing.  For boarders there is a half-pipe.   No night skiing.


Wintergreen Ski Resort

Wintergreen Ski Resort is located in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, approx. 42 miles from Charlottesville.   This is a great family resort with plenty of variety of terrain for all levels and a 1,000 vertical drop.  The summit elevation is 3,515 feet, 24 trails, 90 acres of skiable terrain, 5 lifts (2 Hi speed 6-person, 1 quad, 1 triple, 1 double).  Skier levels:  20% beginner, 42% intermediate, 21% advanced, 17% expert.  Night skiing is available as well as tubing and boarding with a terrain park and half pipe.