GHENT, WV (WOAY) – Winterplace Ski Resort is opening this coming weekend, which means, everyone that enjoys skiing, snowboarding or going down the slopes in a snow tube can get ready to have some fun in the snow!
The winter season has started and for some people that means snow filled activities and the southernmost ski resort in West Virginia is preparing to open so the snow filled fun can begin.
” Well we’re getting ready right now for the season to open up which is going to happen toward the end of this week and as you can see we’ve got plenty of snow. Mother nature has helped us out a little bit over the last 24 hours and brought about an extra foot and a half of snow.” Said Tom Wagner, Executive Vice President Winterplace Ski Resort
The resort is filled with snow and prepared for skiers, snowboarders and snow-tubers to come and enjoy the slope.
” Our staff has been coming on board and training for the season so what you’re going to see is this is the number one place to learn how to ski and snowboard in the southeast. so we’ve got a staff that is really focused on providing a great experience for our guest that are coming to learn how to ski and snow board.”
Winterplace is opening this weekend and they have 27 slopes and nine ski lifts that beginners and experienced snowboarders and skiers can come out and enjoy.
“It’s absolutely for everybody. It’s a place that everybody likes to go to and call home cause it’s such a friendly resort.” Said Wagner