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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.

Autumn is Making an Appearance at Your Favorite Mountain

Before I get too deep into this morning's post, the Photo of the Day up top is another awesome Fall color shot from up at Grandfather Mountain from Skip Sickler. He posted on the Fall Color Guy post:From Grandfather: Cool, clear days and nights...

Peak Autumn Color Still 7-10 Days Away?

This is going to show my age (not that my gray hair doesn't) but Harry Nilsson had a song back in the late sixties called "Everybody's Talkin'" and that's appropriate for the amount on conversation going on about the fall color season that is...

Snowshoe Mountain Made Snow on Saturday! See why!

The photo of the day (at the top of this story) is from Snowshoe Mountain's Facebook page where they made snow. Being a tech-guy myself, I love me some technology, especially when applied to my person passion - everything skiing, snow our ski areas...

The First Snowfall of the Season was Caught at Snowshoe Mountain this Morning!

snowshoe mountain first snow of the season
...and it begins.Opening day for the 2018-2019 ski and snowboarding season for the Southeast and mid-Atlantic is still some five weeks or more away if Ma Nature cooperates. Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia has previously announced their opening day as Wednesday (before Thanksgiving), November...

Love Me Some Autumn

October is a special month to live or visit the mountains. I've already pulled out my leaf-blower to clean off the driveway once. That will be a weekly occurrence now through November. What might sound like a chore, isn't. I love doing it. The...

FALL ARRIVES

Story by Joe Stevens - Photo of Glade Creek Grist Mill (Photo by Gary Rolband)Hello Everyone –The autumnal equinox arrived this past Saturday at 9:54 pm, when the sun crossed the celestial equator or an imaginary line that projects Earth’s equator into space. Sounding...

SNOWSHOE MOUNTAIN’S FRANK DEBERRY APPOINTED TO LEAD THE COMPANY’S MOST RECENT ACQUISITION…Crystal Mountain Resort

Media Contact: Alterra Mountain Company Kristin Rust Phone: 303-801-7271 [email protected] ALTERRA MOUNTAIN COMPANY NAMES NEW PRESIDENT & COO OF CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN RESORT IN WASHINGTONDenver, Co. – (SEPT. 10, 2018) – With the recent announcement of Alterra Mountain Company’s intent to purchase Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington, Frank DeBerry,...

A Surprise Dining Out at Savannah’s Oyster House in Blowing Rock

Those who know me or who have followed this website for years know that I am originally from Charleston, South Carolina. I grew up eating oysters right out of the Ashley and Cooper River waters. I lived for a bit in one of the...

August 31st and we finished with 22 Foggy Mornings. Now what?

I know you guys always email me in late July reminding me or asking me if we are going to keep up with the foggy mornings in August. Each season we do just that - but I have to tell you that it's kind...