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WV residents can ski for free Dec. 8 at Snowshoe

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SNOWSHOE (AP) — Snowshoe Mountain Resort is offering a free day of skiing Dec. 8 for West Virginia residents.

A proof of residence is required. The resort will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Snowshoe had 16 groomed trails and five lifts open Thursday with a snow base of 12 to 30 inches.

Snowshoe opened early this year after Superstorm Sandy dropped nearly 28 inches of snow at the Pocahontas County resort.

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