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“Had a great time.”

Winterplace Ski Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Flat Top
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Winterplace Ski Resort - The Most Accessible and Affordable Ski Resort in the Southeast! Just 5 minutes off I-77, Exit 28 between Beckley and Bluefield, West Virginia. Winterplace Ski Resort boasts 27 Trails, 9 Lifts, 2 Terrain Parks and WV's Largest Snowtubing Park. Can't Ski or Snowboard? No Problem! Winterplace Ski Resort has the Largest Teaching area in the Southeast and was voted the #1 Resort to Learn to Ski/Snowboard at by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. Where WINTER is FUN for EVERYONE! One Call Does It All...800-607-SNOW (7669)! We can take care of all your needs from Lift Tickets, Rental Equipment, Lessons, Lodging and More! Winterplace Offers: Learn to Ski and Snowboard Packages, Stay and Ski Free Packages, Free Night Skiing with All Day Tickets and Group Rates! Discount Season: Early Season and Late Season - Hours and Rates Do Apply
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Really packed on Saturday after 12p, so go early or ski on Sunday (very open trails). Great place to have fun!!

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

Having 4 February birthdays in the family, we decided to celebrate this year with a trip to Winterplace Ski Resort for the weekend. My husband & I brought our children a day ahead and enrolled them in the Ski School so that they could renew their snow-boarding & skiing skills for the next day when the rest of the family came up. There was a 12" natural base on top of the man-made which made excellent conditions with more snow falling and all the slopes were open. The only downfall I have found with Winterplace is that there is not an observation deck at the Lodge for those that don't ski (like my Mother-in-Law). Everyone had a great time and is looking forward to coming back again!

Thank StephanieMcD
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Reviewed 20 February 2014

The snow was great last weekend, and we all had a lot of fun. The "Lodge" is dirty, out dated and smells of fried food. The food was Junk and overpriced. The lines for the lifts moved quickly when an attendant was there to direct people and fill up all the available seats. The runs were well maintained, although short. If you are used to a west coast Skiing experience, or have ever gone to europe for a winter holiday you will find the resort skiing area very small. You can do every run in a few hours. The skiing area is very accessible. Just a few minutes of I77. I would recommend it for a beginner, or for a quick getaway. Rent your equipment out side the resort area to save some $$ and time.

1  Thank JayCBrown
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Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

We have been to Winterplace for the last three years and will be back again next year. I consider myself an intermediate skier. I've skied in Park City and several North Carolina and Virginia resorts and this is in the middle. I definitely prefer Winterplace over the Boone, NC resorts and Wintergreen in Virginia, although it doesn't hold a candle to western skiing. The snowboarders are out of control and lots of church groups of teenagers on the weekends means overconfident skiers doing things that are dangerous to themselves and others. All that said, we still have a great trip every year and just accept the occasional collision or wipeout as part of the experience! No injuries yet. Will be back!

1  Thank David E
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

Went to Winterplace a few weekends back and had a great time! It was ideal skiing conditions and it snowed almost the whole day! The live entertainment and the karaoke was great and really enjoyable. The food was good and what I expected. The space in the lodge upstairs is really cramped when people are in there when it is full on a busy day, other than that it was a great experience.

Thank Tanner B
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