Appalachia Ski Mountain 50th year Golden Chair

Forget getting first chair of the season. Instead, shoot for number 50!

In honor of Appalachian Ski Mtn.’s 50th year of skiing, a special prize pack is up for grabs on opening day to the lucky rider who is the first to get the new “Golden Chair”, chair #50 on the Doppelmayr Double Chairlift. This is just one of many special contests/events that Appalachian has planned all through the 2011-12 winter season to celebrate 50 years of family fun.

(Editor’s Note: This could be Friday or Saturday as App will make the announcement for their opening day sometime Thursday, December 1st.)

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Mike Doble
Mike is the Editor and founder of, and Since September 1996 he has posted close to 14,000 posts, articles, photos and videos promoting all of the ski areas of North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.Mike is the father of four daughters, is an avid skier and enjoys golf, tennis, kayaking and hiking in the mountains. Winter snowsports and Summer boating on Watauga Lake are among his favorite pastimes.