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An unregistered municipality in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, Snowshoe is focused on the Snowshoe Mountains area. In the Allegheny Mountains, it is located on a bowl-shaped confluence of two high mountains - Cheat and Back Allegheny Mountains - at the top of the Shavers Fork of the Cheat River.
Snowshoes is the second highest point in the state and the top of Cheat Mountains, at Thorny Flat, which is 1,478 metres (4,848 feet) aboveseas. The Snowshoe has several business areas, with the most famous being The Village at Snowshoe, on the top of the hill (and not at its base).
Whilst the area is still best known for its snow sports, the residence now has vast range of MTB tracks, a favourite course, weddings and congress areas, a range of open-air pursuits in hot weather and a Grand National Cross Country race even. The Snowshoe Mountains large plot of land comprises several advanced resorts, a nature reserve and an extended hinterland covering a combined area of 44.31 sqkm.
The pistes cover 0.99 square kilometers (244 acres) of the area, including the snowshoe pool, Western Territory and Silver Creek. Doc " Brigham Thomas found the hill and thought it would be a good place to construct a new area. Brigham, a North Carolina based dental practitioner, had previously opened the Sugar and Beech Mountains.
The snowshoe mountain was opened for skiers on 13 December 1974. At a mean of 21 F (-6 C) (see climatic chamber below) in January and 64 F (18 C) in July, the snowshoe can be significantly colder than in the surrounding area. There are only slightly more than 130 sunny and sunny nights per year in the middle of the year, while the typical autumn, early and late autumn periods offer a range of sporting, leisure and leisure activities.
Cheat Mountain's solid horse shoe provides its own microclimate, which is often influenced by the orographical buoyancy of the damp front of the Great Lake, leading to heavy snowfall. Snowshoes are on average over 13 ft of a year.