Gregg’s Knob

North of Terra Alta, West Virginia

DCSki reader Matthew Kavlick writes:

The November 3, 1955 issue of the Charles Daily Mail included a United Press story detailing the opening of the ski slope:

On March 8, 1958, the Morgantown Post included a story referencing skiing at Gregg’s Knob:

By 1961, hard times were beginning to fall on West Virginia’s ski areas. The October 5, 1961 issue of the Morgantown Post documented a lack of skiers, which were threatening the existence of ski areas. The newspaper reported that the Weiss Knob and Bald Knob ski areas would be open for the 1961-1962 winter season, but not Gregg’s Knob.

Matthew Kavlick provides the following TerraServer topographic map indicating the location of Gregg’s Knob.

Topographic map showing location of Gregg’s Knob. Image provided by TerraServer.
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Reader Comments

C Minor (Terra Alta, WV)
November 18, 2007
The name of the newspaper cited is the Charleston Daily Mail, not Charles.

We live in a resort community (with another lost ski slope) very near Gregg's Knob and I did not know there was a ski slope there. I will research this locally and pass on any additional information I find.
logan j
January 28, 2009
i never knew that that there was a ski slope there

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