Appalachian Closes Due to Weather –

Just in…and as expected Appalachian Ski Mountain is now CLOSED due to the inclement weather. One look at the skicam will support their decision. As expected, the moderate rain hit again midday today and that did the deed.

Appalachian has stated that they will reopen Friday or Saturday…but we can tell you that they will not be open Friday based on what we’re seeing. If that changes, we will update you. They (and ALL other resorts) will begin making snow at some point tomorrow evening and from then on for a prolonged period…and they MAY certainly reopen on Saturday.

No doubt…this is the last of the rain (today and Friday) and cold weather and some snow is moving in for the weekend…and as stated before, resorts all over the Southeast will be in GREAT shape into next week and for the Holiday period ahead.

Snowshoe Resort is Hosting Our Summit March 3,4,5th and YOU are Invited!

We think we have put together what should be the best deal we’ve ever had for this event and we want you to come and join the fun. It’s always great to play at Snowshoe and to do so with 20% OFF Lodging, and a Free Sunday Lift Pass is a great deal. We are ALSO giving away TWO Free Snowshoe Season Passes, Free TShirts, boggans, stickers, hats and more. Click HERE or on the Graphic below to see more information, book and JOIN US.

If you like skiing or snowboarding and you want to meet some new friends and get 20% OFF LODGING, a Free Sunday Lift Ticket AND be able to ski the slopes before ANYONE ELSE on the mountain…join us March, 3rd, 4th and 5th.

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Mike Doble
Mike is the Editor and founder of, and Since September 1996 he has posted more than 13,000 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.