Visitors to OnTheSnow.com have chosen Snowshoe Resort in West Virginia as having their "Favorite Nightlife" in the mid Atlantic. The data period for voting was January 2010 when a Nielsen audit showed 2.3 million unique browsers logged in to the world's most visited Web portal. OnTheSnow.com is published by Mountain News Corp.
The ski resort with the top average score (on a scale of 1 to 5) in each category, and a minimum number of entries, receives the award. Visitors then ranked them in five categories: Overall Favorite, Best Nightlife, Most Family-Friendly, Best Downhill Terrain, and Best Terrain Park.
"User-generated content is a very powerful and effective way Web visitors have to communicate with each other," said Mountain News Corp. President and Publisher Rob Brown. "Skiers and snowboarders are relying on the word of their peers when they make resort choices."
Here are just a few samples of what OTS visitors wrote about Snowshoe: "There is great food and it's also great when you get thirsty and don't want to wait to get back to the top. The village has lots of stores and eateries to choose from." "Restaurants and bars are great."
Snowshoe Mountain, located in Pocahontas County, is the largest winter resort in the mid Atlantic. Two black diamond trails comprise an area called The Western Territory, boasting a 1,500-foot vertical drop, 60 percent pitch, and 1.5 miles in length. Two distinct mountains are skiable on one lift ticket. The Village of Snowshoe features high quality lodging and abundant dining and nightlife.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Resort: Elk Mountain, Pa.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Downhill Terrain: Massanutten, Va.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Family Friendly: Bryce, Va.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Terrain Park: Seven Springs, Pa.
- Favorite Mid-Atlantic Nightlife: Snowshoe, W.Va.
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