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Snowshoe Ski Resort Guide

Snowshoe, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,478m4,849ft
Lowest Lift1,020m3,346ft
 Nearest AirportsLewisburg and Shenandoah
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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.


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


Snowshoe offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Snowshoe.

Notable Ski Runs

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Snowshoe?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm3in, expected on 24 January, with around 8cm3in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Snowshoe

Ski Area Stats

Snowshoe Ski Area

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


Snowshoe Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,478m4,849ft
Lowest Piste1,020m3,346ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Snowshoe
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Snowshoe?

This ski resort is in Edray, Pocahontas, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Snowshoe is Lewisburg, 96 minutes drive away.

Shenandoah, Raleigh, Clarksburg, Charlottesville-Albemarle, Morgantown and Roanoke airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 250 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Snowshoe open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Snowshoe, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

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

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Snowshoe Tourist Office for the latest.