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Snowshoe Ski Resort Guide

Snowshoe, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Snowshoe Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,478m4,849ft
Lowest Lift1,020m3,346ft
 Nearest AirportsLewisburg and Shenandoah
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Rapidly expanding and improving Intrawest owned resort (the same company which operates other winter sports resort success stories such as Whistler and Tremblant). Offered late Spring skiing by saving a mountain of snow under wraps for a special event in 2000. Added a dog sledding operation for the 2000-01 season.

Snowshoe Summary

The American ski resort of Snowshoe is at an altitude of 1,020m3,346ft.

Snowshoe has direct access to 57 marked pistes, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing in Snowshoe

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowshoe Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Snowshoe?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Snowshoe.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Snowshoe

Ski Area Stats

Snowshoe Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Snowshoe
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Snowshoe Altitudes

Snowshoe Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Snowshoe
Highest Lift1,478m4,849ft
Lowest Piste1,020m3,346ft

Snowshoe Rated

Ratings for Snowshoe
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Snowshoe Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Cupp Run Shay's Revenge'.

Snowboarding in Snowshoe

There are 13 features on the snowbord park including table tops, fun boxes, rollovers, spines, banks and so on. There are also four events - slopestyle, halfpipe, boardercross and pschocross.

Location and Map

Where is Snowshoe?

Snowshoe is in Edray, Pocahontas, United States.

Map of Snowshoe

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How to get to Snowshoe

 By Air

The nearest airports to Snowshoe are Lewisburg, Shenandoah and Raleigh. There are seven airports within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts of Snowshoe are able to uplift 22,900 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snowshoe is able to make snow, with 250 snow cannons.

Snowshoe Season Dates

When is Snowshoe open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Snowshoe.


NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Snowshoe.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Snowshoe, but they may include any or all of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.

Visit the Snowshoe Tourist Office for the latest.