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Mike Doble

Mike Doble
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Mike is the Editor and founder of SkiSoutheast.com, SkiNC.com and ResortCams.com. 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.

OPENING DAY SET FOR 18.19 WINTER SEASON AT WISP RESORT Friday, December 14, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018 (Deep Creek Lake, MD) – Maryland’s Wisp Resort will open for the 2018.2019 Winter Season on Friday, December 14, 2018 for skiing and snowboarding from 9am – 9pm.Operations will continue Saturday, December 15 from 9am – 9pm and Sunday, December...

MORE WEST VIRGINIA SKI RESORTS TO OPEN FOR THE SEASON

The calendar might still say fall, but the West Virginia Ski season is off and running. Charleston, WV – Two more West Virginia ski resorts will open for the 2018/19 season this weekend as Canaan Valley Ski Area in Tucker County and Winterplace Ski Resort...

WINTER ACTIVITIES RETURN TO THE OMNI HOMESTEAD RESORT DECEMBER 22nd

Opening day food drive to benefit local food bank12/12/2018 update: Due to operational issues, Omni has postponed their opening until next weekend, December 22nd The Omni Homestead Resort is celebrating their 59th year of winter sports with a special offer: buy a lift ticket for Saturday, December...

OBER GATLINBURG OPENS SKI AND SNOWBOARD SLOPES

Tennessee’s Only Ski and Snowboard Area will officially open tomorrow for the 18/19 season.GATLINBURG, Tenn. (December 10, 2018) — The weather has finally turned in the favor of Tennessee Skiers and Snowboarders! Our snowmakers have been hard at work capitalizing on all recent freezing...

The Best of Times…

(The Photo of the Day, above and at the end of this post is of the Sleepy Hollow Covered Bridge at the entrance to my neighborhood. It was taken Sunday by photographer, Sallie Woodring.)Monday was 'one of those days' that started out like any other...

STEALING ONE FROM MY BUDDY THIS MORNING…SNOW NEWS IS GOOD NEWS

Someone emailed me on Sunday asking, "Where do you guys get your snowfall totals from?" He questioned things because of what he read on another website.Here's the best way I can answer that. There are several 'levels' to the answer.First, we've been at this...

Photos Before Diego…

Here are some nice photos of Beech, taken by David McCue. Click to Enlarge

‘Natty Lite’, “Steamboat Snow” Hits North Carolina Mountains! Conditions Great at All Open Resorts!

Diego Delivers...Big Snow!I'm going to call this a "Natty Lite" Snowfall. Every time I woke up last night (yea I was excited) and looked out, the flakes were so fine. I've seen far heavier snowfall that amounted to less on the ground - many...

THE BIG SNOW STOKE IS HIGH!

How high? Like DEFCON 1 HIGH! (most severe)As the Photo of the Day shows above, Meteorologist Jim Cantore of THE WEATHER CHANNEL is here in Boone and showing off "the Boone Stick" for measuring the approaching snow storm in feet.By the way, I hope you...

Braced for the Snow Storm and More Resort Openings

As the photo of the day shows, Wintergreen Resort is scheduled to open tomorrow, Saturday, ahead of the storm!While talking up Wintergreen, here is an awesome opening day video!What WILL this storm deliver?!?! There's a reason why a lot of meteorologists hold out until as...