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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.

March Skiing & Snowboarding Looks More Like Mid-January

If you caught Brad Panovich's Skier's Forecast video last night, he let us know that this coming week is looking more like March with a small mild-up but then next weekend comes more cold. His tagline was "Winter is not done yet!"He is forecasting...

SNOWSHOE MOUNTAIN ANNOUNCES EXTENDED SKI SEASON

With a substantial base of snow and cooperative weather, the ski area will continue daily operations through Sunday, March 31. SNOWSHOE, W. Va – (March 8, 2019) – Snowshoe Mountain has announced that they will be extending their ski season through the end of...

Beautiful Sunrises and Conditions Across the Region’s Ski Resorts

This sweet shot was sent in by professional photographer, Steve Skarupa of Snowshoe Mountain on Thursday morning from his deck at Snowcrest.

Olympian and X Games Champion, Louie Vito, Visits to Support Local Ski and Snowboard Competition

Boone, NC- One of the most accomplished international snowboarders, Louie Vito, is scheduled to visit Boone, North Carolina to help judge and support Daniel Boone Rail Jam on March 16.Louie Vito embodies style, power, skill, and determination. Vito was a member of the 2010...

So The Entire Region Saw a Little Natural Snow and a Return to Snowmaking Temps and We Failed to Talk About it…ouch!

I can't say that it has never happened in our 22+ years of covering the region's ski areas...but the last time was about six years ago when we had a complete website outage...back when those kinds of things happened on rare occasions. However, we...

A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU….

Thank You to all who attended the Summit this weekend. Thank you to each of you who made it a point to come up, introduce yourself and tell me about reading our website blog daily. There were quite a few shares on Saturday and...

It is Amazing What a Little Snow Does for the Soul of Those of Us Who Love it!

A Snowy Sunday on Tap for West Virginia and Maryland Resorts......and COLD air invades the entire region, which means more snowmaking on tap.Check the SNOW REPORT for all the details...and I would suggest a look at Resort Cams for more intel SNOW AND SNOWMAKING... It's been...

A GREAT Saturday To Be One Your Favorite Mountain!

It's Foggy Across the Mountaintops this Morning.Cataloochee Ski Area was one of the few stops on our webcam tour that I didn't see fog.I also saw some sun already peeking through at Wintergreen and The Homestead as well.So today is going to be a...

Friday Arrival On The Mountain…

For those of you who are not following us on Facebook, here are some updates taken from on the mountain Friday. Some of our crew had chances to arrive Thursday night and according to Kenny Griffin and Brad Panovich it was a wet rain...

Timberline Resort Closed for the Season; Will They Ever Reopen?

Much has been written in Davis, WV and other West Virginia newspapers about Timberline Four Seasons Resort this season. The script of troubles reads like a television soap opera or reality show gone bad. While all Davis, WV residents have wished and hoped for...