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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.

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Rainy This Morning. Cold Invading Today, Changing to Snow…

January has been a wet month, whether with snow or the under-developed kind. Since January 1st, areas like Snowshoe, Timberline and Canaan Valley have all seen 21-24" of snowfall. Beech Mountain and portions of the NC Mountains have also seen a foot of natural...

We Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts…etc.

It's been a nasty day in the neighborhood (region) with a lot of the mountaintops getting rain, freezing rain and generally yucky precip. We should see some back-side snow from this over the next few days.Today, I am addressing some negative nellies who seem...

Another Week of Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month on the Calendar

Joe Stevens shared these before and after photos from January 14th. He wrote: In honor of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, here is an actual before and after story when it comes to learning to ski.  In the first photo, twins Emma and Ethan...

WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR JIM JUSTICE PROCLAIMS JANUARY AS LEARN TO SKI AND SNOWBOARD MONTH

(Charleston, WV) – Governor Jim Justice today, by proclamation, announced that January was officially Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in the mountain state. The West Virginia Snow Sports Industry is part of the national program that includes ski-industry states throughout North America. West...

Baby it’s Cold Outside…

As of 9:20am this morning I'm seeing the following temperatures:11° McHenry, Maryland - Wisp Resort 11° Snowshoe Mountain 13° Canaan Valley 13° Ghent, WV - Winterplace Resort 21° Beech Mountain 17° Seven Devils, NC 28° Gatlinburg, TNThe Photo of the Day is from Justin Harris of Canaan Valley Resort. That...

The Coldest Morning of the Season…and Brother it is Cold!

Sunday was a "snow globe" kind of day with snow swirling around and falling light-to-moderate most all day but not amounting to a lot anywhere in the region - with the exception of the WV resorts where 4" fell at Canaan Valley and Timberline...

Saturday was not an ‘Up-lifting’ Day…

Coldest Air of the Season Tonight...and it is SNOWING pretty much everywhere in the region this morning!Good Sunday morning. The main news to share for this holiday, Sunday is that the winds are howling and it is snowing. However, I have to report that...

Get to Know Your Ski Patrol – by Bill Nabers

If you have ever been to Bryce Resort during ski season, you probably saw some people in red jackets with white crosses. In those outfits they are hard to miss. They are not showing pride in Switzerland, though they may look like a moving...

Saturday…the One Yucky Day Left in January? Looks like it!

Good Morning my fellow, snow-loving friends.Check the Snow Report for all the deets on trail openings. While I do mention a lot of specifics in this post - you can get a quick snap shot of all conditions there.I'll also mention quickly that the...