Monday, January 31, 2011

Cataloochee Ski & Stay Family Four Pack at the Waynesville Inn

Ski and Stay Family Four Pack
The Great Smoky Mountains, Cataloochee Ski Resort is known as an amazing ski area that features a vast array of trails and months of great ski condition. Each mountain provides exceptional downhill and snowboarding opportunities. Take advantage of great North Carolina mountain skiing and save money on your next winter family vacation when you ski and stay at the Waynesville Inn.
The Ski and Stay Family Four Pack package includes:
  • One night accommodations for four
  • Two adult lift tickets and two children lift tickets 
  • $25 resort credit to use toward dining or spa services
  • Hot "High Country" breakfast buffet for four

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Big Air at Appalachian Ski Mountain

Feb 5 BLOWING ROCK Shred for the Cup — Big Air at Appalachian Ski Mountain Shred for the Cup is the premier event series in the region, and is better than ever going into its 5th season. As always, Shred for the Cup is open to Skiers and Snowboarders of all age and ability. Tons of prizes are up for grabs, as well as points for the entire series winners.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011

Discounted Season Memberships Now Available at Appalachian Ski Mountain

Lower Membership rates went into effect Monday, January 17th for skiers and riders considering a late purchase of an Appalachian Ski Mtountain Season Membership. Beginning January 16th, individual or family membership prices are 20% off the regular season rate! This late-buy discount also includes our Nights-Only Season Pass, now available for $224. Appalachian’s last scheduled day of skiing is Sunday, March 27. Appalachian has skied through its scheduled closing date for 10 consecutive years. Get details about Appalachian Ski Mountain and all other ski areas in NC...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

High Country Race at Ski Beecn

The Edge of the World Boarder Cross series is back at Ski Beech and this year, the series is open to skiers. The boarder/Skiercross series will have five total dates: January 23 and 30, February 6, and 13, and March 6. The entry fee is $15 dollars and contestants may pre-register at Edge of the World or the day of the event from 9am to 12pm in Group Sales. Registration is $15 dollars and is open to all ages. Beech Mountain NC. Get details at High Country Race.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Thursday Night "Cat Crew" at Cataloochee Ski Area

Join the Cat Crew on Thursday nights in Maggie Valley NC for the Cataloochee Challenge Cup Race Series.  Individuals race against the clock for the best of two runs. Top three challengers in both men’s and womens’ age divisions win cool stuff.  You must be 21 years of age or older to participate.   The Cat is where it’s at on Thursday night’s Challenge Cup Race Night.  Get details about the Cat Crew and other NC skiing events...

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Tube World in Maggie Valley open Sunday 10AM - 6 PM

Tube World located in Maggie Valley, four miles from Cataloochee Ski Area will be open from 10am until 6pm with 1hour and 45 minute sessions available beginning at 10, 12, 2, & 4pm . Cost for tubing is $25 per session and you must be 42” tall to ride alone. There is no two person tubing allowed at Tube World. Tubing is on a first come, first served basis and some sessions do sell out. Should the session you wish to tube be sold out when you arrive, you may purchase a session for later in the day. Wee Bowl, the children’s snowplay area for kids under the 42” height requirement is open for the same session times and the cost is $5 per person. Read more about Tube World...

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Cataloochee Ski Area offers FREE lessons

In support of January’s Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, Cataloochee is offering FREE ANY LEVEL ski or snowboard lessons any non-holiday Sunday - Friday with the purchase of a lift ticket & Cataloochee ski or snowboard rental.  And as an added bonus, the first 250 persons signing up for a lesson will receive a FREE non-holiday Monday - Friday lift ticket to return this season.  Lesson times are at 9:30, 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, and 7:15pm and you should plan on being at the area at least 30 minutes prior to your chosen lesson time to sign up.  Get details about Cataloochee and all ski resorts in North Carolina

Friday, January 21, 2011

Ski Beech Mountain View Vacation Rental

A BIT OF HEAVEN  is a 3 BD, 2 BA mountain view vacation rental  only 1/2 mile from Ski Beech.  After a fun day of skiing enjoy the game room with pool table or warming up by the cozy fireplace. $100-$200 night, $650-$1200 week This rate includes ALL fees and taxes.

Beech Mountain Winter Beer Festival and Live Music

Januray 22   Beech Mountain Winter Beer Festival   Head for the highest NC Ski area and sample some tasty beers while listening to 3 bands playing.  The event will be held at the Beech Tree Restaurant from 4 PM to 9 PM. The cost is $5 per person.  Get additional information here...

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Military Appreciation Days at Cataloochee Ski Area

Jan 20 and 21 are Military Appreciation Days at Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley NC. All active and retired military personnel and their families will receive very special rates on lift, lessons, rentals and also tubing   Get more information about Cataloochee Ski Area...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 and host Ski Gathering

January 22  at Beech Mountain Ski Resort and host the Beech Mountain Resort Ski Summit. The one day gathering at Beech Mountain Ski Resort promises lots of fun, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, boardercross competitionsand great ski conditions. Instead of paying full price for a lift ticket - you can ski for HALF PRICE for day or twilight ski and snowboarding sessions just for being a member of our / Messageboard community.

The summit is a great way to meet fellow snow lovers and fans of the mountains! To receive these discounts and deals all you have to do is be a member of our SkiNC / messageboard - and it's FREE AS WELL!!!  FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE SKI BEECH SUMMIT THIS WEEKEND - CLICK HERE

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Beech Mountain 30th Anniversary Adaptive Ski Week

January is National Learn to Ski Month. Beech Mountain Resort will embrace this month by making lessons affordable for all ages.  Jan. 17-21 is the 30th anniversary adaptive ski week at Beech Mountain. Get more information about Beech Mountain Ski Resort Events...

Monday, January 17, 2011

Holiday on the slopes

View the live interactive Web Cam on Appalachian Ski Mountains for conditions on Martin Luther King Jr Day  here:

Sunday, January 16, 2011

MLK Weekend Ski Resort Updates

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort Update: Normal weekday rates  apply on Monday, January 17, 2011. Weekend rates apply Saturday & Sunday, January 15-16, 2011. College discounts not available.  No snowmaking during day or night sessions.

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort Update
: Its SUNDAY and we had an incredible Saturday at the Wolf yesterday. Its 27 degrees on the Mountain and the weather man is calling for light snow today. There are 22 runs and 5 lifts in full operation today as well as both upper and lower lodges open for ticket and rental purchases. We will be on our Holiday Rates and Extended Hours Schedule with NO SUNDAY SPECIAL this weekend. The slopes open at 9.00am and close at 10.00pm so get here early to get your equipment and shred the snow!!!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Beech Mountain Ski Resort Update

Beech Mountain Ski Resort reports a total of 8+ Feet of Snowfall in 45 days! Due to an increase in natural snow accumulation, Beech Mountain Resort will not be making snow during the day session for the remainder of the week. $15 lift ticket and $15 ski rentals on snow days are available to teachers and students whose school is closed due to snow (day session only).  Beech Mountain Resort will be charging $30 day and $20 half day tickets MLK Friday and Monday! Get more details about Beech Mountain Ski Resort...

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

MLK Weekend at Cataloochee Ski Area

Jan 14 - 17   Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend at Cataloochee Ski Area.  Holiday rates are  in effect from 1/14/11 – 1/17/11. In addition to the regular twilight and night skiing schedule of Tuesday through Saturday evenings, there will also twilight and night ski on Sunday, January 16, as well. Get details about events at Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley NC...

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Burton Learn to Ride Center at Appalachian Ski Mountain

Burton Snowboards, the world’s leading snowboard manufacturer has selected Appalachian Ski Mountain as the only ski resort in North Carolina and the first ski resort south of Snowshoe, WV to be named as an official Burton Learn To Ride Center.

Burton’s Learn To Ride Program is specifically designed to accelerate learning by utilizing beginner specific equipment. With 4 to 1 student-to-teacher ratio, appropriate learning terrain, and shops that set riders up right the first time, the goal of the Learn To Ride (LTR) program is to give beginner snowboarders the best initial snowboarding experience. By using proven instruction methods and equipment created specifically for beginners, LTR helps riders enjoy their first day on a snowboard.

Burton Learn To Ride Centers are located at 77 partner ski areas in 24 states and 91 other resorts worldwide, including Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and 13 countries in Europe.  Appalachian Ski Mountain's Alpine Ski Shop is an authorized Burton dealer and carries men, women, and children’s snowboard equipment, clothing, helmets, and accessories. Get more information about Appalachian Ski Mountain...

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

Update from Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley NC: We have received 6" of new snow at 8 PM on Friday evening and it is still currently snowing. We will be skiing on 100% of the mountain on 16 out of 16 slopes with three aerial lifts and two conveyor lifts operating on a base of 46-80” and a powder surface. We offer three sessions of skiing, day skiing from 8:30am until 4:30pm, twilight skiing from 1pm until 10pm and night skiing from 6pm until 10pm with an afternoon half day rate also available. Get details about Cataloochee Ski Area...

Thursday, January 6, 2011

16th Annual National Winter Trails Day at Sugar Mountain

January 8  head for  The 16th Annual National Winter Trails Day  this weekend at Sugar Mountain NC. The event offers children and adults new to snow sports the chance to try snowshoeing for FREE. Discover the fun and fitness of snow sports. Snowshoe rental and guided tours are free. Guided tours are available every hour from 9am until 4pm.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Winterfest this Weekend at Beech Mountain Ski Resort

January 8 - 9  Beech Mountain ski Resort in Beech Mountain NC hosts Winterfest Weekend. Enjoy live music, bathing beauty, big air contest, village rail jam, cardboard box derby, food cookouts, demos, ski beech sports sale.

Beech Mountain is Eastern America's highest ski resort at 5506 feet above sea level.
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. Alpine skiing and snowboarding will appeal to the thrill-seekers and for those looking for something a little tamer, the resort also features ice skating and snow tubing. Snow making is on 100% of the skiing terrain.

Monday, January 3, 2011

Ski Resort Update: Wolf Ridge Ski Resort

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort, Mars Hill NC: On Monday January 3rd it's 22 degrees on the mountain. There will be 11 runs and 2 lifts open today  from 9.00 AM to 4.30 PM. Thanks for making the Christmas Holiday week one the BEST EVER! Get here early today and enjoy a sunny day at the Wolf! SEE YOU ON THE SLOPES!

THE LODGE STEAK & RIB RESTAURANT at the Upper Lodge is now open. Contact Group Sales for student and family special rates.