Snowshoe kicks off the 2009 Season

May 4, 2009 at 15:50
by Nathan Parrish  
For the race season there are 4 races:

Race 1: June 19 - 21
Race 2: July 24 - 26
Race 3: August 28 – 30
Race 4: October 2 - 4

Huge cash purses and plenty of fun.

Road Gap on Pro DH

Road Gap on Pro DH

West Ridge Road Gap

West Ridge Road Gap

Dirt Road gap by Neko Mullally

Dirt Road gap by Neko Mullally

Wooden Wall Rides

Wooden Wall Rides


Mountain Info-
2 sides of riding:
Western Territory- 1500 vertical feet, downhill runs with freeride
Basin- 800 Vertical feet, all freeride

2.5 hour drive from Morgantown, WV
3 Hour drive from Parkersburg, WV
2.5 Hour Drive from Charleston, WV

www.snowshoemtn.com



51 Comments

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 so you guys camping at silver creek, would you let a few more tag along. we always drive up for the day just because it is so close. but this year we are planning some long weekends. it is cool to meet new shredders,and share a beer after a long day of riding. I lok forward to meeting you guys!
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 yea ill be there... bring beer!
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 yea dog, we'll be in a white sport trac...probably rollin in around 11
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 13 years of visiting Snowshoe; it honestly get's better every year...Heading down June 10th to th 14th...alway's have room for new guy's or gals, if interested. We have a pimp house on the North Face, great time, great people....
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 Nice...i cant wait get down there next weekend. ROCK ON TEAM CHAINSMOKE!!!!
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 hell yea. what u ridin?
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 3 hours from my front door. season tickets in hand, my bike is dialed, and I got a cooler with beer chilling in the truck. It is going to be a great season......
  • + 1
 lifts dont start up for 5 days...might want to throw that beer on ice
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 wooooow way tooo fuckin sick wish i could ride it
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 me too unfortunatly it's a 4day drive to get there... other wise i would ride it to death...
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 Whitakker campground... Its about 10 miles from the mountain. Last time I was there they had freer firewood.

whittakercampground.homestead.com
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 snowshoe/silver creek campround: free electricity, free showers, free wood, free garbage collection Smile
  • + 2
 looks like a really fun place
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 its awesome up there... i got pics of the road gap... its sweet
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 Goin this season for a visit!
what are the crowds like? when is the best time to go?
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 go in the fall not to many people and perfect weather
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 Watch your bikes at silver creek camp ground. There have been a lot of bikes stolen from there.
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 my bike sleeps in my tent with me, thanks for the heads up tho.
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 Ill be there thursday nite! look for a silver pontiac grand am with a red norco on it! Im campin at silver creek!
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 we're camping too....we've got a group of about 10 or 12, shit will probably get rowdy
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 fuck yea drew... lets do it... party thursday nite at silver creek!!!!!!!!
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 If only it wasn't so far away Frown
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 anyone going to be around tuesday? might head up for a day trip.
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 jus got back!
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 this is the one place i can't stay away from
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 i would live in a tree with a bear just to ride those trials!
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 yeah boy! see everyone there!
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 yessir garf....you guys driving up thursday?
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 nah man i cant because i have a french exam but well be hauling some ass up there friday morning
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 il be there thursday night
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 we're gonna have a mega-compound in silver creek
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 forecast is calling for thunderstorms fri-sun....typical ss weather
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 cant wait!!
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 This is one place i need to go. Smile
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 sweet!
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 its only 7 or 8 hours from my house i might come
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 so 16 hours for me lol
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 15 hours from where I live...oh well, its gonna be a fun season!
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 not me!!!
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 looks like there's alot of road gaps
  • + 2
 living on the far side of the continent.... 20+ hours? lol. Looks dope
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 We drove 14 hrs from IL last year. Worth arriving at 2 am with no idea where to throw tent :-) Its was sick, and these gaps look even better.
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 i cant wait to go, i only live 6 hours away, hope this year all the jumps are up on opening weekend
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 5 for me but not that long if u got a ps2 or a gaming system
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 i've rolled into the campsite at 3am...numerous times. nothing like staying up drinking until the lifts open
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 haha well i'm in Cali. So I don't think I'll make it there
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 how far from NYC,
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 just under 10 hours
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