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Embrace Winter's Magic: The WVU Trip to Canaan Valley


Nestled in the heart of West Virginia, Canaan Valley stands as a testament to the natural beauty and wonder that this state has to offer. From majestic mountain vistas to snow-covered forests, this winter wonderland promises an unforgettable experience for all who dare to venture into its embrace. Join Adventure West Virginia (AWV) in a cozy mountain cabin on the edge of the Monongahela National Forest for a trip that blends adventure, relaxation, and camaraderie.

snowy mountain at cannan valley

1. A Paradise of Natural Wonders:

Canaan Valley boasts some of the most unique landscapes in West Virginia. The stunning mountain vistas, draped in a glistening blanket of snow, create a postcard-perfect winter scene. This paradise offers not only a visual feast but also a plethora of opportunities for outdoor recreation, making it a haven for winter enthusiasts.

2. Your Home Away from Home:

Adventure West Virginia is set to host you in a snug mountain cabin designed to be your haven during this winter escapade. Complete with a hot tub, fire pit, and ample entertainment space, this cozy retreat is perfect for making meals, playing games, and forging life-long friendships. Nestled at the edge of the Monongahela National Forest, you'll be surrounded by nature's embrace, providing a tranquil backdrop for your adventure.

3. Skiing Extravaganza:

Your registration includes two exhilarating days of skiing at Timberline Mountain Resort, where slopes cater to all experience levels. For those seeking a different kind of thrill, enjoy a day of cross-country skiing at the renowned White Grass Ski Touring Center. Lessons are available at both locations for an additional fee, ensuring that everyone can find their footing on the snow.

4. Explore Local Hotspots:

Beyond the slopes, the nearby towns of Thomas and Davis offer opportunities to explore charming shops, dine in local eateries, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the region. Whether you're seeking handcrafted treasures or a taste of West Virginia's culinary delights, these hotspots are sure to leave you with cherished memories.

5. Essential Eligibility and Preparation:

Adventure West Virginia places safety and preparedness at the forefront. It is imperative that all participants meet the Essential Eligibility Criteria. Please note that AWV does not provide ski lessons or cold weather clothing, so be sure to come equipped with the necessary gear for a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

The WVU trip to Canaan Valley, curated by Adventure West Virginia, promises an unforgettable winter retreat filled with natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and cherished moments of camaraderie. From the serene landscapes to the heart-pounding thrill of skiing, this journey offers a perfect blend of excitement and relaxation. So, pack your bags, gather your winter gear, and get ready to create lasting memories in the enchanting embrace of Canaan Valley. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the magic of winter like never before!