What's New for 2023: The Omni Homestead Resort

Located in the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia, the historic Omni Homestead Resort recently completed a $150+ million dollar property-wide renovation project.

By M. Scott Smith | December 1, 2023 What's New

A Wave of Mid-Atlantic Ski Resorts to Open in Coming Days

The recent stretch of cold temperatures has enabled robust snowmaking across the Mid-Atlantic region, and as a result, a handful of ski resorts across Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia plan to open in the coming days. In North Carolina, two ski areas have already opened for the season. In this story, we provide a look at official opening day plans shared by resorts as of November 29, 2023.

By M. Scott Smith | November 29, 2023 1 News

Cue the Snowguns

The sound of snowguns began ringing out across the Mid-Atlantic region in recent days, as post-Thanksgiving temperatures dipped below freezing. With the nighttime mercury dropping into the 20s in the coming days, the symphony of snowguns should continue as local resorts prepare for their season openings. DCSki provides a gallery of snowmaking photos from across the region and explains how the technology works. Above, snowguns begin to blanket the slopes of Seven Springs Mountain Resort on November 25, 2023.

By M. Scott Smith | November 26, 2023 News

What's New for 2023: Vail Resorts' Pennsylvania Properties

DCSki profiles the latest enhancements at Vail Resorts' eight Pennsylvania ski areas, including Laurel Mountain, Hidden Valley, Seven Springs, Liberty Mountain, Roundtop Mountain, Whitetail, and Jack Frost/Big Boulder Resorts.

By M. Scott Smith | November 24, 2023 2 What's New

What's New for 2023: Camelback Resort

Pennsylvania's Camelback Resort becomes the first ski resort in the nation to incorporate Amazon's Just Walk Out technology in a resort shop.

By M. Scott Smith | November 22, 2023 What's New

What's New for 2023: Blue Mountain Resort

Significant snowmaking enhancements highlight improvements at Pennsylvania's Blue Mountain Ski Resort this winter.

By M. Scott Smith | November 17, 2023 What's New

Firsthand Report: Weathering Utah's Record Winter of 2023

Over 900" of snow in one season. That was the record set by some Utah ski areas during the epic 2022-2023 winter season, and DCSki Columnist Jim Kenney was there to experience it, logging 62 ski days in the state at areas including Snowbird, Alta, Brighton, Solitude, and Sundance. Jim recaps his season as he personally researched Utah's claim to the greatest snow on Earth.

By Jim Kenney | November 14, 2023 4 Firsthand Report

The Granite State and Lou: Pats Peak

DCSki Columnist Lou Botta is exploring all ski areas in New Hampshire. In this story, he describes Pats Peak, a family-run resort that he describes as exceptionally well run.

By Lou Botta | November 13, 2023 2 Firsthand Report

DCSki Lost Ski Areas

Over the past half century, the total number of ski areas in the United States has fallen significantly. Today, there are 30 major ski resorts operating in the Mid-Atlantic, but there were once over 100. DCSki has captured the history of 113 "lost" ski areas, and readers have chimed in with over 1,500 comments expanding upon the memories. Explore the fascinating history of Mid-Atlantic skiing in DCSki Lost Areas.

By | November 6, 2023 News

The Granite State and Lou: Dartmouth Skiway

DCSki Columnist Lou Botta is exploring all ski areas in New Hampshire. In this story, he takes a look at Dartmouth Skiway, which offers affordable, family-friendly old-time skiing.

By Lou Botta | November 3, 2023 1 Firsthand Report

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