2014 SkiSoutheast Summit

2014 SkiSoutheast Summit

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It has been a long time coming and to say that I am excited to finally be able to announce this is an understatement.

The 2014 SkiSoutheast Summit will be held at Snowshoe Mountain Feb. 28 – Mar. 2nd. 

We are setup with a special rate for the Expedition Station Jr. Studios at $147.43 per night.  Snowshoe is also giving us FREE TICKETS on Sunday for anyone who can stick around.  PLUS, we are getting in on a special for season passes for next year.  Snowshoe is going to do the discounted season passes again this year, but with a little twist.  I don’t want to take their thunder so I’ll leave it at that.  The promo starts in the next week or so and I’ll get into the details then.  We also have a few more tricks up our sleeve, so stay tuned for more as we get closer.

BUT DON’T WAIT – BOOK NOW!

Call 877-441-4386 and refer to the group code as 5142QV “Ski Southeast”.

This is my first Summit at the helm and I'm looking forward to a good one.  I have spoken with quite a few of you on the phone and via email and I am very much looking forward to meeting in person and, more importantly, getting some turns in! 

Before I leave Summit talk and start digging into today’s ski reports, I would also like to do a mini-Summit at Beech Mountain.   The weekend befor the Summit at Snowshoe (2/21-2/23) is Retro Weekend at Beech.  How many of you are planning on coming up for that or would like to?  We could also push it out into March and make it the Spring Summit!  Email me at tim@skisoutheast.com and let me know.

TODAY

Wisp Ski Resort

The big winner for today is Wisp Resort up in Maryland.  Wisp is the proud recipient of 11” of snow in the past 24 hours and 15” in the past 48.
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Next up is Canaan and Timberline who have both received 2.5” of good ole natural snow since yesterday.   Bryce is our final winning contestant receiving 1” of snow since yesterday.

Down here in North Carolina we have not fared as well.  All three of our resorts here in the High Country are reporting a loss of base.  Appalachian and Sugar both lost 2”, but still has plenty of coverage with 42-96” at App and 50-98” at Sugar.  Appalachian’s high range was last under 100” on January 28th, while Sugar last saw less than 100” on January 20th.  Beech lost 4” of base.

View from top Beech Mountain Ski Resort

Beech is above the clouds this morning while Appalachian and Sugar are struggling with visibility.

View from top of Sugar Mountain Ski Resort

All is quiet with the others this morning and other than the morning temperatures, which are colder by the way, they look just like yesterday for the most part.

I look forward to meeting as many of you as possible at the SkiSoutheast Summit this year at Snowshoe.  Remember – book soon!

Take Care!
 

Tim Bahlke
Drop me an email at tim@skisoutheast.com to let me know what you think or with suggestions on what we could be doing better.

 

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Mike is the Editor and founder of SkiNC.com and SkiSoutheast.com. Since September of 1996 he has written more than 2800 articles promoting all of the ski areas of North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. While attending to the thousands of emails, photo submissions and On-Snow reports that come in all season long, Doble also owns and operates a full service web design and marketing company that has more than 800 clients in 30+ states and several countries. He shares that it was his passion for all things snow that prompted him to start the ski network and since that time the website has gained popularity through it's webcam and weather content as well. Mike is the father of four daughters, is an avid snow and water skier, football freak of his alma mater (the University of South Carolina) and hearty promoter of all that is Western North Carolina to West Virginia and Maryland. Mike spends his off time with his horses, playing golf, tennis and boating on Watauga Lake with his family and friends, coaching local soccer teams and oh yes...Snow Skiing!

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