Additional Pictures from the Early Season Snow 1
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An early-season winter storm continued on Tuesday, October 25, 2005, bringing up to a foot accumulation in many higher-elevation areas of the Mid-Atlantic. The following photos were contributed to DCSki, documenting the effects of the storm.

“The snow has been flying all day again and the trees that still have their leaves on are bent over and heavy with snow,” writes Canaan Realty’s Laura Reed on Tuesday, October 25, 2005. Photo provided by Laura Reed.

“The kids were over at Timberline climbing the hills with their sleds,” Laura writes. Photo provided by Laura Reed.

“School is closed and some roads are closed.” Photo provided by Laura Reed.

A shot of Timberline’s lodge on Tuesday. Photo provided by Laura Reed.

The Canaan Valley area received up to a foot of snow on Tuesday. Photo provided by Laura Reed.

Photo provided by Laura Reed.

As of Wednesday morning, West Virginia’s Snowshoe Mountain Resort had received 10 inches of fresh snow. The temperature dipped down to 22 degrees at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Photo provided by Andrea Smith.

Snowshoe's current plans are to open for the season on November 23, 2005.
With the temperature at 28 degrees, Snowshoe was considering whether to fire up the snowguns on Wednesday night. Snowshoe’s current plans are to open for the season on November 23, 2005. Photo provided by Andrea Smith.

“Some poaching was going on Main Street trail this afternoon,” writes Wisp’s Michael Valach. Some resort employees performed snow tests in the heavy, wet snow. “Good to make a run,” Michael writes - “not bad for October 25.” Photo provided by Michael Valach.

As of Tuesday evening, 8 inches of snow had already fallen at Wisp. Photo provided by Michael Valach.

“Winter is on the way,” Michael writes. Photo provided by Michael Valach.
About M. Scott Smith

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.

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