Friday, December 3, 2010

NC Skiing and Tubing Open this Weekend - Hit the Slopes!

Snowfall this weekend! The following Ski Resorts,  Ski Areas and Tubing Parks will be open this weekend. Check the individual sites for conditions and hours.

Cataloochee Ski Area, Located in Maggie Valley NC,  is North Carolina's First Ski Area and in recent years the first NC Ski Area to open for the season. Catalochee offers Smoky Mountain Skiing, Riding and Tubing with 16 lighted slopes including the Cat Cage Terrain Park. With a variety of terrain for beginners to experts alike and over 4,000 sets of snowsports equipment, the Cataloochee experience offers something for everyone.

TUBE WORLD is a 5 run snow tube park in Maggie Valley NC popular with locals and visitors alike. Sit back and enjoy the moving carpet lift to the top and then get ready for the slide of your life.

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort is in the Village of Sugar Mountain, Banner Elk NC and offers 20 slopes and trails spread over 115 skiable acres providing all levels of skiing and snowboarding. Snow tube on the 700 ft tubing runs with their own lifts, snowmaking and lights for night tubing or ice skate on a 10,000 square foot refrigerated outdoor ice skating rink.

Appalachian Ski Mountain - After 48 hours of round-the-clock snowmaking, Friday, December 3rd will be the first day of the 2010-11 season. There will be six slopes open on Friday, including the Appaljack Terrain Park, two conveyor lifts, and three chairlifts.  For the comfort of our guests, most snowmaking will not take place on open slopes during the day on Friday. The first 100 skiers / snowboarders will receive free tickets on our Opening Day, Friday, December 3rd.

Beech Mountain Resort will open for the 2010-2011 season this Saturday, December 4, 2010.
Tickets will be sold at $30 for a day ticket and $20 dollars for a half day ticket. Lift tickets will go on sale at 8:30am and the slopes will close at 4:30pm.  With excellent skiing (day or night), and a charming Alpine Village filled with intriguing shops, tempting restaurants and more Ski Beech offers a winter wonderland of fun and activities for all members of your family or group,

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort  - It's Friday and the Wolf is open today from 9:am until 10:00 pm. We will be open Saturday 9:am -10:pm and Sunday 9:am-4:30: We will Close Monday the 6th thru Wednesday the 8th to get an incredible snow base on the mountain while the low temperatures allow. We will re-open on Thursday the 9th at 9:am and be wide open for the season.Two Ski Lodges offer ski/snow board/bibs/helmet/locker rentals, full food service, gift/sport shops and fireside dining and relaxing. Slope side cabin and vacation rentals are available. There is something for everyone from beginner to expert at this family-oriented resort.

Snowtubing Opening on Saturday. We will be open on Saturday, December 4 for snowtubing.  This will kick off our 2010/2011 winter season.  We are making snow around the clock and conditions should be good for snowtubing this weekend.

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