Mystic Mountain Ski Area
|Vertical drop:||300 feet|
|Longest run:||2,600 feet|
Mystic Mountain Ski Area is part of the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa, a four-season resort that offers plenty of activities year-round in a luxurious setting.
Nemacolin has 10 restaurants, two PGA-rated golf courses, sporting clays, an equestrian center, and a spa. The Chateau LaFayette, in the French Renaissance style, offers elegantly appointed accommodations. A historic mountain lodge is also available, along with one and two bedroom townhouses. During the winter, Nemacolin runs a small ski area with both downhill and cross county skiing.
The ski area lacks vertical depth, topping out at 300 vertical feet, but the resort also offers snow tubing, and snowshoeing. 15 kilometers of cross-country skiing are available. Note that the Mystic Mountain ski area is typically only open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays; call Nemacolin before planning a trip to verify the operating schedule.
Rentals, group discounts, and lessons are available, and on-site restaurants include the Hungry Moose Café and the Hitchin’ Post Saloon, both located within the Sundial Ski Lodge.
Getting to Mystic Mountain Ski Area
|Wind Speed:||9 mph|
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News about Mystic Mountain
- March 17, 2008 - Spring is a mixed blessing: Mid-Atlantic resorts begin to close one by one, but the weather is nice and the rates can’t be beat. DCSki provides a detailed look at the current operating status of Mid-Atlantic ski areas.
- February 22, 2008 - During January, DCSki asked its readers to complete a survey, ranking Mid-Atlantic ski areas in a number of categories. Over 100 readers filled out this detailed survey, providing a measurement of what local resorts are doing well, and what they could be doing better. We also asked readers to cast a critical eye on DCSki itself. The results are in, so kick back, relax, and see if you agree with readers’ picks for best resort in various categories.
- December 6, 2007 - If you live in the Mid-Atlantic, you’ll have your pick of several dozen resorts to ski or snowboard at this weekend. DCSki provides a complete breakdown of opening-day plans for resorts from North Carolina up through northern Pennsylvania. Cold temperatures and natural snow have produced remarkable early-season conditions.
- March 20, 2007 - The season isn’t over - far from it. Thanks to a dumping of natural snow this past weekend, many mid-Atlantic ski areas are in prime form as the end of March nears. A few resorts have thrown in the towel, but the majority of mid-Atlantic resorts will remain open through this weekend, with some aiming to stay open until April 1 or later. DCSki provides a complete roundup as of March 20, 2007.
- December 7, 2006 - Low temperatures in early December have allowed mid-Atlantic ski resorts to fire up the guns and prepare for their season openings. This detailed story provides opening plans for over 30 resorts in the mid-Atlantic region.
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