In past years, Timberline Resort has relied on water from the Spruce Island Lake to power snowmaking operations. According to the West Virginia resort, Timberline has now been granted permanent access to water from the Blackwater River. These dual sources will provide water for recent snowmaking enhancements and future expansion.
The popular White Lightning trail was recently widened, and this winter, night lighting on White Lightning (say that three times fast) will be enhanced thanks to newly installed fixtures.
The Timberline Resort Hotel and Suites, located near the Winterset Trail, should celebrate its grand opening during the 2009-2010 winter season. According to the resort, the upscale hotel features spacious rooms, queen sized beds, flat screen televisions, air conditioning, family suites, and Jacuzzi style tubs.
Timberline has been a popular venue for racing instruction, and this winter, the Junior Race Team will receive its own dedicated building near the Winterset Trail.
Finally, Timberline has continued to expand and enhance its gladed skiing terrain over the past two summers.
M. Scott Smith is the founder and Editor of DCSki. Scott loves outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, kayaking, skiing, and mountain biking. He is an avid photographer and writer.