Resort Overview: Breathtaking mountain scenery and great snow conditions make Canaan Valley the perfect winter get-a-way destination. Two beautiful resorts, Canaan Valley Resort State Park and Timberline Four Seasons Resort, offer a combined 69 slopes and trails, six lifts and excellent snow making capacity. The vertical drop is 850 feet at Canaan Valley Ski Area, West Virginia's original ski resort. The vertical drop is 1,000 feet at Timberline Resort, home of the tow-mile long Salamander Run. Canaan Valley is blessed with an average annual snowfall of 160 inches!
Skiing in Canaan Valley is just plain fun! The trails at both resorts are divided almost equally between beginner, intermediate and expert terrains, providing skiers of all abilties challenging slopes to match their skill level and both offer night skiing.
Professional instruction is available from friendly, experienced PSIA instructors. The nationally recognized SKIwee program for children will provide plenty of adult supervision. Equipment rentals are available on-site at both resorts as well as from several shops in the Valley.
Snowboarding has become the fastest growing winter sport in America and it's no different in Canaan Valley! There is ample rental equipment for snowboarders and both resorts accommodate boarders by giving lessons and offering special events. Timberline's 250-foot halfpipe is a local favorite.
Spectacular views and good times await you and your family during a back country ski. White Grass Ski Tour Center and the Nordic centers at Blackwater Falls State Park, Canaan Valley State Park and Timberline Four Seasons Resort, will provide maps, lessons, and knowledgeable guides to help you experience the solitude of winter in the Alleghenies with glimpses of wildlife in their natural winter settings.
Resort Statistics: Summit: 4,281 ft. Vertical Drop: 850 ft. Skiable Terrain: 21 trails; 34 slopes Season: November 24th -end of March Snowmaking: Yes; 90% Night Skiing: Yes Snowboarding Offered: No Cross Country Skiing Offered: 30km Lifts: 4; 3 chairs, 1 surface lifts Lift Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Terrain: 30% Beginner; 40% Intermediate; 30% Advanced/Expert Lift Ticket Prices: Adults; (aged 13-59) $22.00; Junior (aged 6-12) $17.00; Kids 5 and under ski free with paying adult.
Packages/Discounts Available: Yes - "Swoosh" Value Season Package -valid opening through 12/25/00
Lodging, lift ticket and breakfast. $4 discount on standard ski rental equipment. 2 day/2 nights $101 per person/dbl occupancy to 5 days/ 5 nights $150 per person/dbl occupancy
"Weekender Plus!" Prime Season Ski Package -
valid 1/6/01 - 3/4/01 (holidays excluded)
Weekend, plus midweek night, 3 nights lodging, 3 day lift ticket, 3 breakfasts, $229 per person/dbl occupancy
"Winter Getaway" Prime Season Package -
valid midweek 1/2/01 - 3/1/01
Lodging, lift ticket, breakfast, 2-hour ice skating session, Tube Park session (Plus $4 discount coupon on standard ski rental equipment). 2 day/2 nights $146 per person/dbl occupancy to 5 days/5 nights $199 per person/dbl occupancy.
"March Madness" Value Season Package -
valid midweek, 3/4/01-3/15/01 and anytime beginning 3/16/01 to closing Lodging, lift ticket and breakfast. $4 discount on standard ski rental equipment. 2 days/2 nights $101 per person/dbl occupancy to 5 days/5 nights $120 per person/dbl occupancy.
Daycare: SKI & PLAY PROGRAM - Little Bear Ages (4-6); Big Bear 1/2 day, no lunch 10 to Noon $33.00 $43.00 ; All day, with lunch 10 to 3 $53.00 $63.00.
NURSERY CARE - Ages 2-6; 1/2 Day 8:30-1 or 12:30-5 $25; Full day, with lunch $36; Hourly $7 .**2000 - 2001 rates are yet to be announced.
Family Recreational Activities: Tubing, Iceskating, cross country skiing and racing, health club. Check calendar of events for Family Days.
Lodging: There are 3 types of accommodations available: Lodges; Cabins and Camping: Lodge Rooms: Single Weekday/Weekend rates: $52.00; Double Weekday/Weekend rates: $59; $7.00 for each additional person; Maximum occupancy 4 people per Lodge room. Efficiency Units, $140.00. Cabins - 2 bedroom - $681.00 weekly; 1st night $151.00; additional night $106.00; 3 bedroom - $794.00 weekly; 1st night $174.00; additional night $124.00. 4 bedroom - $892.00 weekly; 1st night $187.00; each additional night, $141.00; 4 bedroom deluxe $1,134.00 weekly; 1st night $234.00; each additional night $180.00.Camping - Winter Camping: $18.00 ( does not include water hook up).