Appalachian Ski Resort

Appalachian Ski Resort

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Appalachian Ski Mountain is the best Appalachian Ski and Outdoors resort in the area, and has been since its opening in 1962. The first Blowing Rock NC Skiing resort in the area, Appalachian Ski Resort offers fun for the whole family starting in mid-November and lasting until April. The resort boasts ten slopes, two terrain parks, an outdoor ice arena and an impressive 46,000-square-foot lodge with three dining rooms and 200-foot-long observation deck for those who are more comfortable taking in the action than participating in it. There is even a fully-stocked Alpine Ski Shop onsite, which sells almost anything you can imagine, including rental clothing and souvenirs. This Appalachian Ski Resort even offers night skiing every day of the week. There is truly something for everyone at Appalachian Ski Mountain.

Over the past two years, Appalachian Ski Mountain has invested approximately 2.5 million dollars in snowmaking and other improvements, and it shows. With recently added snowmaking equipment, this Blowing Rock NC Skiing spot is able to create its own ideal weather conditions each ski season, no matter what Mother Nature has in store. During the 2007-2008 season, Appalachian Ski Resort’s snowmaking capabilities combined with the naturally perfect Blowing Rock NC Snowfall allowed the facility to remain open for a whopping 130 days—one of their longest seasons to date!

Appalachian Ski Mountain has long been considered one of the most family-friendly places to experience Blowing Rock NC Skiing and snowboarding. The caring, professional staff of the French Swiss Ski College is equipped to handle skiers of all ages and levels of ability. They provide personal attention and have thirty years of experience handling both large and small groups. With one simple phone call, guests can make all of the arrangements they need to enjoy Blowing Rock NC Skiing at this wonderful Appalachian Ski and Outdoors resort. can provide you with the latest information on Appalachian Ski Mountain. Check the site often for recent updates on Blowing Rock NC Snowfall and area Snow Conditions, as well as updated information about Appalachian Ski Resort!

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