Authors Posts by Amanda Kundert

Amanda Kundert

Amanda Kundert
Amanda is a northeast Ohio native and graduated from Cleveland State University in 2010. Throughout college, she was a photographer, contributing writer and monthly columnist for a county-wide newspaper. After graduation, she moved to a small town in Iowa and worked for six years in the public relations department at a liberal arts college. In addition to writing hundreds of news releases, magazine articles and public service announcements, she is also an avid graphic illustrator. In the summer of 2017, Amanda relocated to Boone and joined the team at Appnet. In addition to writing, Amanda also enjoys baking, Netflix, and all types of artistry – painting, sculpting, embroidering, wood burning, sewing, etc. Although she’s a novice skier, she still makes it out to the mountains most weekends to go on hikes with her husband and German Shepherd pup.

History of Ski | Appalachian Ski Mountain

Question: What do Hollywood films, Tweetsie Railroad and Appalachian Ski Mountain all have in common? Answer: M.E. Thalheimer, founder of the Blowing Rock Ski LodgeBefore he brought skiing to the sunny, southern slopes of the High Country, Thalheimer operated a chain of movie houses in...

History of Ski | Massanutten Resort

Massanutten is usually associated with heart-pumping adventure and entertainment opportunities like skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking, zip lining and even an indoor/outdoor waterpark. But the resort also features a number of relaxing amenities as well, like yoga classes, hot tubs and luxury spa treatments....

History of Ski | Wintergreen Resort

Before Wintergreen Resort was a bustling all-seasons vacation destination, the only snow bunnies trekking the slopes of the surrounding Black Rock and Devils Knob mountains were literal rabbits. Bounded on two sides by the George Washington National Forest, the 10,000-acre plot of mountaintop land...