Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic Guide Book

by John Phillips (Falcon Guides)
Ski and Snowboard America Mid-Atlantic  by John Phillips

300pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 076270845X

This guide explores each of winter playgrounds in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Containing lively, descriptive text, maps, historical information, activity guides, and more, this book is ideal for families, travelers, and skiers and snowboarders of every ability. It is the single resource you will need to find your perfect winter sport destination. What you can expect from this book: comprehensive trail descriptions, from beginner to advanced, sweeping snowboard park and halfpipe roundups, other area winter sports and adventures, complete cross-country skiing guide, extensive lodging, dining, travel tips, and info for each resort and ski area.

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Trails from the "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 39.
... Preview: Alpine Mountain can pretty much guarantee two things. You won’t lose sight of anyone in your group on the small, single-face mountain, and you’ll be able to ski the trails five times over with no lift ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Analomink, PA - Ski Resorts - Trail Length:
... Preview: Appalachian is located a few miles from Boone and is equidistant from nearby alpine giants Beech and Sugar Mountains. The resort was designed with families and large groups in mind, and caters to all ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Blowing Rock, NC - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts - Trail Length:
... Preview: Skiing began here in the mid-1960s after several parcels of land were purchased on the low-lying plateau between Allentown and Reading. With just two slopes and a T-bar, the area would eventually grow ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Macungie, PA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts - Trail Length:
... Preview: North Carolina’s biggest alpine resort sits 5,505 feet above sea level on a windy knob of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina. Beech’s towering altitude affords striking views into both ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Beech Mountain, NC - Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding,Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: With modest plateaus and sporadic snowfall, Pennsylvania’s Pocono region hardly seemed the right place to follow on the heels of the emerging western and New England ski resorts of the 1940s. Nonethel ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Blakeslee, PA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts - Trail Length:
... Preview: "Ski Good or Eat Woods—Blue Knob, PA” is the resort’s official unofficial slogan. The Knob is not your typical Mid-Atlantic plateau. It is the Mad River Glen of the south—a classic skier’s mountain wi ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Claysburg, PA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: Just 10 miles north of Reading, PA, is a learn-to-ski center called Blue Marsh. It sits at an elevation of just 590 feet on gently rolling Pennsylvania countryside. With just 300 vertical feet, the sl ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Bernville, PA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: Local developer Ray Tuthill opened a small mom-and-pop ski area in the mid-1970s that he dubbed Little Gap, later changing the name to Blue Mountain. Over the years, Blue has made significant upgrades ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Palmerton, PA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: In the heart of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley lies all-seasons Bryce Resort, tucked on a low-lying ridge between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains and near the West Virginia border. National Maste ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Basye, VA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: Big Pocono Ski Area opened way back in 1950–51, running sporadically for four years before hurricanes Connie and Diane shut things down. Millions of gallons of water were dumped on the mountain, causi ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Tannersville, PA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: Following the widespread timber operations that finally dried up in the 1940s, backcountry skiing got going in Canaan Valley after pilots reported abundant amounts of snow that held strong long into A ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Davis, WV - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: North Carolina’s oldest ski area began operating in 1961 when Cataloochee Ranch owner Tom Alexander converted his isolated, mile-high pasture-land peak into a small alpine facility on Moody Top Mounta ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Maggie Valley, NC - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: If you’re jonesing for a dose of vertical and long runs, waste no time getting over to Elk. Its 150-plus skiable acres crushes that of most Mid-Atlantic areas, and a strong 1,000 vertical feet rides a ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Union Dale, PA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: What began as a mom and pop restaurant and country inn back in 1949 soon became the base location for a new ski area known as Hidden Valley. A rope tow and two slopes would accommodate a growing numbe ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Hidden Valley, PA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: Long one of Pennsylvania’s best-kept secrets, Laurel was first owned and run by the Mellon family as a private resort for the Rolling Rock Club. Laurel later opened its slopes to the public and became ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Ligonier, PA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: Located 2,880 feet high on the windy tip of Massanutten Mountain, Massanutten is a popular, well-run ski area serving guests from Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and the Washington, DC area. The resort w ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Harrisonburg, VA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: Montage opened its slopes in 1984 as a private, nonprofit corporation, run by a volunteer board of directors with hopes of building tourism in the region. Years of overwhelming maintenance costs force ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Scranton, PA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: Mount Tone is a unique family ski area and ski camp nestled in the village of Lake Como, just five miles from the New York State border in northeastern PA. The area has operated as a quaint alpine get ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Lake Como, PA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: Formerly known as Mount Pleasant, the small family ski area shut down in 1992 after 20 years of operation. It resurfaced again in 1992 under a group of dedicated skiers and employees that formed the E ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Edinboro, PA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: With the considerable snowfall that blankets southwest Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands region, a fourth ski area was bound to emerge. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort opened its slopes in the late 90s to do ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Farmington, PA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing