Visitors to OnTheSnow.com have chosen Seven Springs, Pa. as having their "Favorite Terrain Park" in the mid Atlantic. The data period for voting was January 2010 when a Nielsen audit showed 2.3 million unique browsers logged in to the world's most visited Web portal. OnTheSnow.com is published by Mountain News Corp.
The ski resort with the top average score (on a scale of 1 to 5) in each category, and a minimum number of entries, receives the award. Visitors then ranked them in five categories: Overall Favorite, Best Nightlife, Most Family-Friendly, Best Downhill Terrain, and Best Terrain Park.
"User-generated content is a very powerful and effective way Web visitors have to communicate with each other," said Mountain News Corp. President and Publisher Rob Brown. "Skiers and snowboarders are relying on the word of their peers when they make resort choices."
Here are just a few samples of what OTS visitors wrote about Seven Springs: "Skiing could not have been better this year with all the snow and areas covered." "I've been there several times over the years and I like going there. They have two high-speed 6-packs, which is good. They can and do make a lot of snow."
Seven Springs presents 31 slopes and trails on 285 skiable acres with terrain gentle or daunting enough for skiers of any level. This is a complete, four-seasons resort, one of the largest and most popular in the region.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Resort: Elk Mountain, Pa.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Downhill Terrain: Massanutten, Va.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Family Friendly: Bryce, Va.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Terrain Park: Seven Springs, Pa.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Nightlife: Snowshoe, W.Va.
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