Thursday, March 24, 2011

Last NC Skiing for the 2010-2011 Season this Weekend

March 26 - 27   Blowing Rock NC offers the last skiing in NC for the 2010-2011 Season, the Meltdown Games at Appalachian Ski Mountain.  Enjoy Appalachian’s classic end of the winter celebration with a  full weekend of crazy events you won’t see any other time of the year, with lots of snow, sun, and skin.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Sugar Mountain Skiing closes March 23

Sugar Mountain Ski Season 2010-11 ends tomorrow at 4:40.   Whoopdedoo, Switchback, Upper & Lower Flying Mile and Big Birch are still deeply snow packed.   At 4:30 enjoy Sugar's annual season ending celebration - snow burning and hot dogs! 

Monday, March 21, 2011

Last Week to Ski NC at Appalachian Ski Mountain

March 26 - 27  head for Blowing Rock NC and the  Meltdown Games at Appalachian Ski Mountain. Come enjoy Appalachian’s classic end of the winter celebration on Saturday, March 26 & Sunday, March 27. A full weekend of crazy events you won’t see any other time of the year, with lots of snow, sun, and skin?

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Final Ladies Park Night for 2010-2011 Season Tomorrow

 Ladies Park Night at Appalachian Ski Mountain   a terrain park area with features specifically designed for learning and progression that will be open to ladies only. Women of all ages and abilities, both ski and snowboard, are invited to get together and ride in a laid-back environment among friends. Blowing Rock NC.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

March Sale at Alpine Ski Center

The March Sale at the Alpine Ski Center starts today. Accessories - gloves, goggles, underwear, hats, luggage, etc is at least 30% off. Ski and snowboard equipment is 24% - 50% off. All clothing, all brands, all departments 20% - 50% off. Get details online or at Alpine Ski Center, 3440-B Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC

Monday, March 14, 2011

Beech Mountain Closes for 2010-2011 Season

Ski Beech closes on a happy note with games and entertainment in celebration of another amazing season. Beech Mountain continues to offers a winter wonderland of fun and activities for all. At the recreation park above the waters of Buckeye Lake, take the family for a hike along Beech Mountain's 18 mile system of maintained trails that wind across the mountain and watch the abundant wildlife that enjoys their natural home.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Weekend Snow at Appalachian Ski Mountain

March 13 - Applachian Ski Mountain had  snow showers in the 20 degree weekend temperatures which also allowed new snowmaking. Conditions are great for the entire mountain. Get 5 weeks of FREE skiing with the purchase NOW of 2011-12 season membership purchase

Friday, March 11, 2011

Last Chance for Ski Beech

Beech Mountain Ski Resort goes out with a "Bang" this weekend.  The 2010-2011 Ski Season at Beech Mountain ends on its 100th day, Sunday March 13 2011 with the hosting of  games and entertainment to celebrate a great season!

Schedule of Events:

  • 11am-Poker Run-Base of mountain at High Speed Quad Lift (just meet at the base of the mountain in front of the Beech Tree Bar and Grille and bring $5, winner takes all)

  • 12pm-Cookout, drinks and live music till 5pm(View Haus)

  • 1pm –EOW boarder/ skier cross series (Registration will be in the View Haus from 9am to 12pm)

  • 2pm- Pond Skimming (Registration in View Haus from 9am to 1pm free entry, must be 18)

  • 400 pm Award Ceremony for Pond Skimming, and EOW series and Raffle drawing for Beech Trip Live
    Music from The Harris Brothers, Food, and other Activities for all ages will run throughout the day!

    Rates will remain at $20 for day tickets and $10 half day tickets through Sunday

  • Thursday, March 10, 2011

    Snow Report from Sugar Mountain

    Sugar Mountain Resort expects snow accumulations of up to 4 inches this afternoon and into the evening. Off and on rain should exit this afternoon.  Slopes are still holding up very well.  A fantastic four day Spring skiing weekend is on the horizon.  Take advantage of late season winter value packages. 

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011

    The Restaurant at Appalachian Ski Mountain offers Daily Specials

    Appalachian Ski Mountain Restaurant opens at 8 AM to start your ski day off with a hearty breakfast. Choose from a bowl of stick-to-your-ribs Oatmeal with Brown Sugar and Walnuts or traditional Eggs, Bacon and Home Fries with a Biscuit. Check out this weeks' menu from Mexican Lasagna to cottage pie get details...

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011

    Low Rates and Fresh Snow for Beech Mountain's Final Week

    March 7  Beech Mountain rates dropped to $20 for day or twilight tickets and $10 for half day or night tickets. Beech Mountain is still open and has FRESH SNOW. The Resort will host games and entertainment to celebrate our 100th and final day of operation, for the 2010-2011 season on March 13.

    Monday, March 7, 2011

    This Week at Appalachian Ski Mountain

    March 13    Recess Wreck Less Rail Jam  at Appalachian Ski Mountain.   Intermediate to Advanced Contest, consisting of sick rails and a tight style rhythm section.  All ages and ladies are encouraged to come out, but it will be a more intermediate to advanced course.
    Current snow conditions: With a low of 21 degrees overnight on March 6, the snowmaking crew at Appalachian Ski Mountain. was able to make a substantial amount of dry, skiing quality snow over the entire mountain. Appalachian Ski Mountain is located at 940 Ski Mountain Rd in Blowing Rock NC.

    Sunday, March 6, 2011

    Wolf Ridge Closes for the Season

    Wolf Ridge Ski Resort is now closed for 2010-2011 season.  The Resort reports one of the best seasons in recent history has now concluded.  PRE-BOOK YOUR GROUP BEFORE MARCH 30, AND GET A GREAT DISCOUNT ON THE RATES FOR 2011-2012 SEASON.  Contact Group Sales for student and family special rates.  800-817-4111

    Saturday, March 5, 2011

    March Madness at Sugar Mountain

    March 7   Sugar Mountain Resort begins March Madness  which runs through the end of the season. Sugar offers up to 25% savings on lift tickets, rental equipment, and lessons. Some restrictions apply.

    Friday, March 4, 2011

    Alpine Ski Center offers free "Tune-up"

    Alpine Ski Center has issued a reminder that if you've purchased a ski or snowboard within the last 3 years, you're eligible for a free tune-up! Tuned and waxed skis and snowboards turn easier and run smoother allowing you to ski or ride with less effort while maintaining better balance and control.

    This Annual Tune-up includes, base grind, flat file, edge beveling, edge sharpening and hot wax. This service is available anytime between Mar 1st and Nov 15th each year. (a $39 value!)  A visual binding inspection is included in the Free Annual Tune-up for ski and snowboard bindings. We'll look them over and make sure all the screws are tight and that there is no visual damage to AFD's, straps, etc.
    Visit the Alpine ski center for details at 3440-B Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC

    Thursday, March 3, 2011

    Last day to Ski Cataloochee is Sunday March 7

    Cataloochee Ski Area has announced that this Sunday will be the last day of operation for the 2010-11 season. The year opened with a bang on November 6, exactly four months before the March 7 closing. With 100 days of great skiing and riding, Cataloochee thanks everyone who has spent time at the ski area this year and looks forward to seeing everyone again next year at the home of Great Skiing in the Great Smokies!

    BIGBIGBIG One Day Season Pass Sale at Cataloochee this weekend

    March 6   Maggie Valley's Cataloochee Ski Area offers The BIGBIGBIG One Day Season Pass Sale.   All season passes will be on sale for the lowest price of this year and next for this one day only! Ski for the rest of the season and next on the pass you purchase today! Pass sale will be from 8:30am – 4:30pm only and you can purchase in person, over the phone with a credit card or online! Get move information about skiing North Carolina here.

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011

    Fresh Friday at Appalachian Ski Mountain in Blowing Rock

    March 4  is Fresh Friday 4 at Appalachian Ski Mountain   in Blowing Rock NC.  Fresh Fridays, as always, will sport a low-key, relaxed jam session format, where riders can hit the new setup as many times as they want, in any order they want, just like a normal day of riding with friends.