Ski Areas > US Mid Atlantic > Winterplace, West Virginia




  Winterplace now has 28 trails + a terrain park. They have expanded the beginner area to include a new trail. Says Tanner.

All the 27 runs here are enjoyable to ski on. This ski area has a much lower than average proportion of hard ski trails and a much higher than average part of easy ski slopes. The terrain being 90 acres, it makes for a peaceful skiing experience. All 9 great ski lifts at this ski hill make for a comforting ride up the hill. Winterplace
    is a normal size ski mountain in possession of a medium drop compared to other mid Atlantic ski hills. Winterplace obtains an average amount of snow every winter season. If you'll be sleeping in a hotel, you're in luck, hotels are
on hand in the vicinity of the base zone, and if you make reservations ahead of going, you're all set. Winterplace has the biggest drop among ski hills in a 89 mile radius. This ski mountain has a decent mixture of ski slopes and an ok selection of good ski lifts. You could be into skiing or snowboarding, or both, doesn't matter, in this general region, you'll come upon a lot of ski areas. Every season this ski area gets 8 feet of great snow, and that keeps  
the depth glorious. Winterplace is a nice spot for young and old with a load of blue and green slopes. The ski map of Winterplace on this internet page unsurprisingly says a thousand words. The 603 foot elevation difference is of course not that much to brag about, but all the other nice features of Winterplace make up for it. Skiing and snowboarding in this part of the country is scores of fun every day of the season. West Virginia gets very pretty in wintertime; it is the most glorious time of the year for snowboarding or skiing. Lots of skiers from Beckley like to ski here.



Hotels Near Winterplace ski area, West Virginia

Resort At Glade Springs, Daniels
7.5 miles away
Sleep Inn Beaver- Beckley, Beaver
9.3 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Beckley East, Beckley
9.6 miles away
Howard Johnson Express Inn - Beckley, Beckley
12 miles away
Econo Lodge Beckley, Beckley
12 miles away
Quality Inn Beckley, Beckley
12.1 miles away
Courtyard Beckley, Beckley
12.2 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Beckley, Beckley
12.2 miles away
Travelodge Beckley, Beckley
12.2 miles away
Super 8 Beckley, Beckley
12.3 miles away
Hampton Inn Beckley, Beckley
12.4 miles away
Comfort Inn Beckley, Beckley
12.4 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Beckley, Beckley
12.6 miles away
Microtel Inn By Wyndham Beckley, Beckley
12.7 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Beckley, WV, Beckley
12.7 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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 Ski Areas Near Winterplace ski area:
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 87 miles away
   365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
The Homestead, Virginia , 89 miles away
   700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
   34% Expert & Adv.
   33% Intermediate
   33% Beginner
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 90 miles away
   1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
   23% Expert & Adv.
   36% Intermediate
   41% Beginner
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 93 miles away
   830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 94 miles away
   619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 95 miles away
   1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
   15% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   35% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Winterplace ski area:
Camp Creek, Mercer County , 5 miles away, Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Camp Creek State Forest to Bluestone River)
Mountain Creek, Mercer County , 6 miles away, Class III-IV - 2.1 miles long (CR 4 bridge to Bluestone River)
Glade Creek - New River Tributary, Raleigh County , 7 miles away, Class IV - 5 miles long (Beckley Water Supply Reservoir to confluence with Pinch Creek)
 National Parks Near Winterplace ski area:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 17 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 17 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Winterplace ski area:
Glade Springs Village Golf, Daniels , 8 miles away
Glade Springs Hotel & Conference Resort, Daniels , 8 miles away
Beaver Creek Golf Club, Beaver , 9 miles away

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