|Pennsylvania=Whitetail, Ski Liberty, Ski
Roundtop, Blue Knob, Seven Springs, Hidden Valley
(these are the close ones)
| Virginia=Wintergreen, Massanutten, Bryce
The West Virginia resorts are a bit of drive, but they attract a lot of DC skiers: Canaan Valley, Timberline
(site down 8/16), Snowshoe
The Post's Mid-Atlantic
skiing update is out
graders ski free in PA!
| Rusty's recommended DC bootfitter: Bryan Eartle at Ski Center in Washington, DC.
Rusty's recommended foot doctor who make's orthotics for ski boots: Dr.
| DCSKI - Rusty has
written a column for this site! Check out their list of ski
clubs in the Washington DC area. DCSKI now has a forum where you can
exchange info about local resorts.
| The Washington Post
has a lot of links and local DC area information. Check out their editorial profiles of the
above resorts for an unbiased view of what each resort has to offer, plus Mapquest links
to get there.
has info on local DC resorts
| Skiengine is a new
site that focuses on midatlantic resorts. They have a good layout for
looking at current conditions and info to help you decide which resort to
go to. They also have some discussion forums that are waiting for a
community to build up.
| DC Local ski shops online: Ski Center (DC), Sun and
Ski has bought Ski Chalet (Shady Grove, Chantilly, Arlington),
Princeton (Columbia and Baltimore, MD),
Dicks (Gaithersburg, MD and Fair Oaks, VA), East of Maui (snowboards),
Powder Mountain (Lexington Park, MD), Alpine (Oakton
and Sterling, VA). Ski Plateau
(Annapolis), TheSportsAuthority.com - sets up a limited ski/snowboard section during the fall and winter
seasons and generally has low end equipment and sometimes has free shipping? Pro-Fit
Ski & Skate is in Leesburg, VA. Asylum
has snowboard stuff in 8 stores throughout the DC area. Willi's (from
Seven Springs) is in Fairfax, Va. Pit Crew sells snowboard
gear in downtown Frederick. MD. Delmarweb has a
listing of smaller ski shops in Maryland
ExtremeAllSport is in
Chantilly, VA, Baltimore Ski
Warehouse (Glen Burnie, MD)
| Galyan's is a huge store that has a great selection of clothing, snowboards and
tuning/miscellaneous equipment. Sports Authority has low to medium quality stuff at great
prices, but don't expect in depth advice on equipment selection (also - their Ski
Authority sections are only open from fall through spring). Ski Chalet is a quality chain
that is usually staffed by the younger crowd. Their advice is good, but you may want to
hit the smaller shops for advice based on more experience. Did you know that
Hudson's Trail Outfitters carries Burton snow boards?
| Disabled Sports
USA promotes participation in many sports for people of many
disabilities. The national headquarters is based in Rockville, MD. They
sponsor adaptive equipment used for skiing and snowboarding at many
resorts nationwide and locally in the mid-Atlantic.
| Rusty never heard of 1/2 of these shops:
- SKI PLATEAU
- 153 MAIN STREET
- ANNAPOLIS, MD 21401
- (410) 267-7705
- LITTLE SKI SHOP
- 23171 THREE NOTCH RD.
- CALIFORNIA, MD 20619
- (301) 863-6725
- BIKLES SKI SHOP
- 7 NORTH POTOMAC ST.
- HAGERSTOWN, MD 21740
- (301) 797-8000
- SNOW KOUNTRY INC.
- 13342 LAUREL BOWIE RD.
- LAUREL, MD 20708
- 410 757 6444
- HIGH MOUNTAIN
- P.O. BOX 85
- MCHENRY, MD 21541
- (301) 387-4199
- 115 SOUTH SECOND STREET
- OAKLAND, MD 21550
- (301) 334-2654
- SKI RACQUET
- 3410 OLNEY LAYTONSVILLE
- OLNEY, MD 20832
- (301) 260-0361
- SKI SHOPPE LTD, THE
- 202 MAIN STREET
- REISTERSTOWN, MD 21136
- (410) 833-1101