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Timberline Mountain
Davis, West Virginia
Vertical drop:1,000 feet
Base elevation:3,268 feet
Peak elevation:4,268 feet
Skiable acres:91
Longest run:2 miles
Trails:36

Timberline Resort has experienced perhaps the most drama of any ski area in the Mid-Atlantic in recent years. Following many years of decay and controversy, the resort filed for bankruptcy in 2019 and was placed on the auction block. In late 2019, Timberline was purchased by Indiana-based Perfect North Slopes, and they immediately set in place an aggressive capital improvement plan to re-open a revitalized Timberline in time for the 2020-2021 Winter Season, including the replacement of chairlifts. You can learn all about Timberline’s transformation in DCSki’s extensive feature story The Renaissance of Timberline.

While many of the facilities will be upgraded when Timberline re-opens for the 2020-2021 season, what will remain unchanged are the great views, ample natural snow, and a peak of 4,268 feet above sea level.

Timberline is located two miles from the Canaan Valley ski area, but offers more advanced terrain than its neighbor. Steeps and bumps can be found throughout the resort’s trails, as well as some gladed skiing. Beginner terrain is also available, although beginners may feel more comfortable at Canaan Valley. The lengthy 2-mile long Salamander run at Timberline offers an easy-going pitch that is good for beginners.

Photo by John Sherwood.


Key Statistics

Resort Name: Timberline Mountain
Vertical Drop: 1,000 feet
Base Altitude: 3,268 feet
Peak Altitude: 4,268 feet
Trails: 36 Trails:
  • 34% beginner
  • 32% intermediate
  • 34% expert
Skiable Acres: 91
Longest Run: 2 miles
Lifts: 2 (A high-speed 6-pack and a fixed grip quad, both installed in 2020.)
Night Skiing:
Terrain Park: Yes
Tubing Park: (No tubing park)
Address: 254 Four Seasons Dr.
Davis, WV 26260
Phone: 304-403-2074
Social Media: Facebook link
Web Site: https://timberlinemountain.com
Directions: Via Google Maps

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 information not available for this resort at this time. Please contact resort directly for additional information.


Trail Map

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Getting to Timberline Mountain

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Weather near Timberline

5:35 pm on July 23 / Garrett County Airport
Fair
72° F
Fair
Humidity:53% Visibility:10.00
Wind Speed:6 mph wind_NW Sunrise:6:09 a.m.
Barometer:30.23 in Sunset:8:38 p.m.
Dewpoint:54 °F
Way too warm for snowmaking. No snowmaking
Tonight
cloudy
Low: 56°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight.
Saturday
sunny
High: 75°
Mostly Sunny
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
cloudy
Low: 62°
Slight Chance of T-storms then Mostly Cloudy
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
cloudy
High: 75°
Slight Chance of T-storms then Chance of T-storms
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Weather supplied by the National Weather Service. Errors or reporting delays may be possible.


Snow conditions at Timberline

Snow conditions currently unavailable.

Snow conditions supplied by SnoCountry, and may be inaccurate or delayed at times. Please check directly with Timberline for the most up-to-date snow and operating conditions.


News about Timberline

Timberline Mountain: A Season in Retrospective
Article thumbnail May 9, 2021 - West Virginia’s Timberline Mountain Resort has just completed its first winter season under new ownership. DCSki Columnist John Sherwood reflects on his time at the revitalized Timberline Mountain this past season, describing the changes at the ski area and how it is transforming the entire Canaan Valley region.
Firsthand Report: Timberline Mountain
Article thumbnail December 30, 2020 - Chris Duck took his 6- and 8-year olds to Timberline Mountain on Sunday, December 27. Chris provides this Firsthand Report.
Mid-Atlantic Resorts Kick Off Ski Season
Article thumbnail December 24, 2020 - The 2020-2021 ski season has begun. DCSki provides a quick look at ski areas across PA, MD, VA, and WV.
Timberline Mountain Reopens under New Ownership
Article thumbnail December 22, 2020 - On Friday, December 18, 2020, West Virginia’s Timberline Mountain Resort opened for the season looking quite different than it did the last time it was open.
The Renaissance of Timberline Mountain
Article thumbnail May 6, 2020 - It was starting to look like the lifts at a once-beloved West Virginia ski area had run for the last time. Years of struggles had led Timberline Four Seasons Resort to file for bankruptcy. Then, new owners stepped up to the plate, with a bold plan to reinvigorate the ski area. In this extensive Feature Story, DCSki covers the past, present, and future of Timberline Mountain.
Indiana-Based Perfect North Slopes Purchases Timberline Resort
Article thumbnail November 21, 2019 - On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, West Virginia’s Timberline Resort entered a new era as it was purchased at auction by Perfect North Slopes, adding a promising new chapter to the beleaguered resort.
The Season So Far
Article thumbnail January 3, 2019 - The 2018-2019 winter season is off to a rocky start, with above-average temperatures throughout much of December. DCSki provides a roundup of current conditions and struggles across the Mid-Atlantic.
Rain Tries to Crash Party, but More Resorts Slated to Open
Article thumbnail December 20, 2018 - Early-season cold temperatures enabled many Mid-Atlantic resorts to fire up the snowguns, but the cold gave way to some bouts of milder temps and heavy rain, which has delayed the start of the season for some resorts. Although pre-Christmas rain is still adding to the challenge, several additional resorts plan to open in the coming days.
Canaan Valley Resort Recognized by Liftopia’s Best in Snow Awards
Article thumbnail December 28, 2017 - On December 20, 2017, Liftopia announced its Second Annual Best in Snow Awards, and Mid-Atlantic ski area Canaan Valley Resort received top billing in two categories.
The Mid-Atlantic Ski Season Kicks Off
Article thumbnail December 14, 2017 - The past week saw the arrival of cold temperatures, and the dip in Mercury allowed ski areas to fire up their snowguns. Although lifts have already started running at several resorts, by the end of the December 16-17 weekend nearly every ski resort in the Mid-Atlantic will have kicked off its 2017-2018 winter season. DCSki has the latest opening information here.

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