More W.Va. ski resorts opening
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The first day of winter is bringing more skiing and snowboarding in West Virginia.
Officials say Timberline Resort in Tucker County is set to open Friday and Winterplace in Raleigh County is scheduled to start its season on Sunday.
Canaan Valley Resort in Tucker County is set to open for the season on Dec. 26.
Meanwhile, Snowshoe Mountain Resort has been open since the mid-November and is offering the most open terrain in the region.
West Virginia's ski areas draw 800,000 visitors each season and have an economic impact of more than $250 million on the state's economy in about four months.
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