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Canaan Valley

Canaan Valley Ski Resort Guide

Canaan Valley, United States

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift1,310m4,298ft
Resort Height1,050m3,445ft
 Nearest AirportsBradley and Albany
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Canaan Valley

Located high in the Allegheny Mountains of north central West Virginia, Canaan Valley Resort boasts a unique valley setting at an elevation of 3,300 feet. Surrounded by the million-acre Monongahela National Forest the resort is adjacent to the Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge and the Dolly Sods Wilderness Area.

Summary

The American ski resort of Canaan Valley is at an altitude of 1,050m3,445ft.

Canaan Valley has direct access to 34 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

Canaan Valley offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Canaan Valley.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Canaan Valley?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Canaan Valley.

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Ski Area Stats

Canaan Valley Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Pistes
Number of runs
34
Cross Country
Total Length
30km19 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
3

Altitudes

Canaan Valley Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,310m4,298ft
Lowest Piste1,050m3,445ft
Resort Altitude (Canaan Valley)1,050m3,445ft
Max Vertical260m853ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Canaan Valley
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners

Canaan Valley Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Canaan Valley is 2km1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Canaan Valley?

This ski resort is in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Canaan Valley is Bradley, 67 minutes drive away.

Albany, Tweed-New Haven, Stewart, Westchester Co, La Guardia NY, JFK New York, Providence, Newark Liberty and Boston (Logan Intl) airports are all within three hours drive.

Bradley is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 6,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Canaan Valley open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Canaan Valley, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Canaan Valley Tourist Office for the latest.

Canaan Valley