Appalachian Ski Mountain Opens for the 2006-2007 Season!

Appalachian Ski Mountain is now OPEN for the 2006-2007 Season and if you visit App today you get a FREE LIFT TICKET! The only thing better than skiing or riding – is FREE skiing or riding. If any of you make the trip to Appalachian today, get us some VIDEO and PHOTOS – please. Email them to [email protected] .

App is open today for DAY SKIING only and they groomed the two slopes that they will have open and they are playing on a base of 10-15”.

Cataloochee Ski Are is open from 1pm-10pm today (Wednesday) and they will be CLOSED on THANKSGIVING DAY to spend time with family and then reopen on Friday and Saturday from 8:30am to 10pm both days. Sunday they will play from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Sugar Mountain is open for DAY and NIGHT skiing. They are offering Special Lift Ticket Pricing for the Day Sessions Only. Adult Lift Tickets will be $30 for the Full Day and $25 for the Half Day. Junior (11 and under) will be $17 for the Full Day and $14 for the Half Day. Regular Lift Ticket Pricing will apply tonight.

That’s it for today…check the weather forecast…and see you on the slopes. Happy Thanksgiving!

Also, for a full tour of what’s happening around the rest of the resorts of the Southeast, be sure read yesterday’s last update for a rundown on who’s open, who’s not…and other announced opening dates.

Until Next Time…


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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.