Ski Resorts

Here's a list of ski resorts within a six-hour drive from Washington:

BEAR CREEK -- Macungie, Pa. 610-682-7100. Snow report: 610-682-7100. www.skibearkcreak.com.

BIG BOULDER -- Lake Harmony, Pa. 570-443-8425. Reciprocal lift tickets with Jack Frost Mountain, six miles away. Snow report: 800-475-7669. www.jackfrostbigboulder.com

BLACKWATER NORDIC CENTER -- In Blackwater Falls State Park, Harmon, W. Va. 304-259-5216. Snow report: 800-225-5982. www.blackwaterfalls.com

BLUE KNOB -- Claysburg, Pa. 814-239-5111. Snow report: 800-458-3403. www.blueknob.com

BLUE MOUNTAIN -- Palmerton, Pa. 610-826-7700. Snow report: 877-754-2583. www.skibluemt.com

BRYCE RESORT -- Basye, Va. 540-856-2121. Snow report: 800-821-1444. www.bryceresort.com

CAMELBACK -- Tannersville, Pa. 717-629-1661. Snow report: 800-233-8100. www.skicamelback.com

CANAAN VALLEY -- Davis, W. Va. 304-866-4121. Snow report: 800-622-4121. www.canaanresort.com

ELK MOUNTAIN -- Union Dale, Pa. 570-679-4400. Snow report: 800-233-4131. www.elkskier.com

ELK RIVER TOURING CENTER -- Slatyfork, W. Va. 304-572-3771. Snow report: 800-225-5982. www.ertc.com

THE HOMESTEAD -- Hot Springs, Va. 800-838-1766. Snow report: 540-839-7874. www.thehomestead.com

HIDDEN VALLEY SKI -- Hidden Valley, Pa. 814-443-8000. Snow report: 800-443-7544. www.hiddenvalleyresort.com

JACK FROST MOUNTAIN -- White Haven, Pa. 18610. 717-443-8425. Reciprocal lift tickets with Big Boulder, six miles away. Snow report: 800-475-7669. www.jackfrostbigboulder.com

LAUREL MOUNTAIN -- Ligonier, Pa. 877-754-5287. Snow report: 877-754-5287. www.skilaurelmountain.com

MASSANUTTEN -- Harrisonburg, Va. 540-289-9441. Snow report: 800-207-6277. www.massresort.com

MONTAGE -- Scranton, Pa. 717-969-7669. Snow report: 800-468-7669. www.skimontage.com

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Champion, Pa. 814-352-7777 or 800-452-2223. Snow report: 800-523-7777. www.7springs.com

SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN -- Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa. 570-421-7231. Snow report: 800-233-4218. www.shawneemt.com

LIBERTY MOUNTAIN -- Carroll Valley, Pa. 717-642-8282. Snow report: 717-642-9000. www.skiliberty.com

SKI ROUNDTOP -- Lewisberry, Pa. 717-432-9631. Snow report: 717-432-7000. www.skiroundtop.com

SNOWSHOE MOUNTAIN -- Showshoe, W. Va. 304-572-1000. Snow report: 304-572-4636. www.snowshoemtn.com

TIMBERLINE FOUR SEASONS RESORT -- Canaan Valley, W. Va. 800-766-9464. Snow report: 800-225-5982. www.timberlineresort.com

TUSSEY MOUNTAIN SKI AREA -- Boalsburg, Pa. 814-466-6266. Snow report: 800-723-2754. www.tusseymountain.com

WHITE GRASS TOURING CENTER -- Davis, W. Va. 304-866-4114. Snow report: 800-225-5982. www.whitegrass.com

WHITETAIL -- Mercersburg, Pa. 717-328-9400. Snow report: 717-328-9400. www.skiwhitetail.com

WINTERGREEN -- Wintergreen, Va. 800-266-2444. Snow report: 434-325-2100. www.wintergreenresort.com

WINTERPLACE -- Ghent, W. Va. 25841. 304-787-3221. Snow report: 800-258-3127. www.winterplace.com

WISP -- McHenry, Md. 301-387-4911. Ski report: 301-387-4911. www.skiwisp.com

FOR AN UPDATE on snow conditions at resorts around the country, call Post-Haste, The Washington Post's telephone information service. The number is 202-334-9000, Ext. 4300. Prince William residents call 703-690-4110. Mid-Atlantic ski resorts and profiles are available online at www.washingtonpost.com/skiguide.