Trip Ideas: Snowshoe, West Virginia

Snowshoe, an upside-down mountain in the Monongahela National Forest, averages more snow than most mountains in New Hampshire.
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WHY: Don’t knock the South. Snowshoe, an upside-down mountain in the Monongahela National Forest, averages more snow than most mountains in New Hampshire.

WHAT: The Western Territory holds the steepest shots on the mountain, and probably the steepest south of the Mason-Dixon Line.

WHERE: Old Spruce serves the best beer selection around these parts, including West By God Virginia microbrews.

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