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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.

Buy Your Cataloochee Season Pass Today and Ski the Rest of this Season…and NEXT!

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With snowmaking continuing, the slope count has moved to 14 and we have added Upper Snowbird Trail back into the mix. Forecasts indicate that far colder temperatures will begin again next week and we will be ready.We have also decided to begin our big...

5th Annual Daniel Boone Railjam – March 16th

There's a St. Patrick's Day Parade and Rail Jam happening in Boone, North Carolina on Saturday, March 16th, 2019 and YOU are invited!The St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held in Downtown Boone at 2pm and then the Rail Jam gets going at 5pm...

A Brighter Sunday on Tap at Ski Resorts; Cold Air Returns

Today will be a transition day across the mountaintops of the Southeast and mid-Atlantic as we transition from the rainy, gloomy weather of late to some sunny skies and colder temperatures.I just saw this pop up on my phone...Today, 39 years ago, in 1980...

Cruel Weather, Temps in the 30s, but Underdeveloped Snow (Rain)

The photo of the day is from Wintergreen Resort on Thursday or Friday.Today's FirsTrax could be sub-titled: Give me a break it snowed in San Diego on Thursday. Good grief! CHECK THE SNOW REPORT for all the details if you're not into watching the Video Version...

2019 SkiSoutheast Snowshoe Summit … Join Us

 Huge DiscountsĀ on Lodging and Get Free Sunday Lift Tickets FREE, As Well as First Tracks! It is hard to believe, but we will be celebrating our 12th Annual SkiSoutheast / Snowshoe Summit that began back in 2008 as the brainchild of former Snowshoe Mountain staffer,...

President’s Day Monday at the Slopes

The Photo of the Day is compliments of Winterplace Resort.Mid-week last week the forecast for this President's Day Weekend was for a fair amount of rain. Our own Brad Panovich did say that it wouldn't be too bad and to just make a go...

Good Sunday Morning Skiers & Snowboarders…

It's a little bit of a mixed bag of conditions across the region this morning and that will probably carry on throughout the day. As I looked around the region this morning I saw some light rain, some snow falling and sunny skies. It...

Welcome Skier’s and Snowboarders! It is President’s Day Weekend

This is the 3rd and last of the important holiday weekends for the ski resorts. There are three major holiday weekends each season; Christmas to New Year, MLK Weekend and President's Day Weekend. These four day weekends allow travelers an extra day of travel...

A SUNDAY, FUNDAY AT THE SKI RESORTS

Those of you who follow this website regularly know that Sundays are a day wherein I usually just ramble a bit with things as they come to me. I DO have a primary focus today on three things. THANKS TO ALL WHO HAVE BEGUN FOLLOWING...

Join Us for the SkiSoutheast, Snowshoe Summit March 1st-3rd!

 Huge DiscountsĀ on Lodging and Get Free Sunday Lift Tickets FREE, As Well as First Tracks! It is hard to believe, but we will be celebrating our 12th Annual SkiSoutheast / Snowshoe Summit that began back in 2008 as the brainchild of former Snowshoe Mountain staffer,...