Snowshoe Mountain, located in Pocahontas County, is the largest winter resort in the mid-Atlantic. Two black diamond trails comprise an area called The Western Territory, boasting a 1,500 foot vertical drop, 60 percent pitch, and 1.5 miles in length. Two distinct mountains are skiable on one lift ticket. The Village of Snowshoe features high quality lodging with Rimfire Lodge, Highland House, Allegheny Springs, and the Senaca Lodge. Skiers and snowboarders will find 15 acres of expanded terrain at the Snowshoe area of the resort. Yew Pine is a half-mile long novice trail. Snowshoe, cross country ski, or take a snowmobile out to the fire tower on the eastern ridge.
Skiers and riders have access to 251 acres and 7 lifts. The Ballhooter and Soaring Eagle Express lifts are both high speed quads, servicing Snowshoe's 38 trails.