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Mike Doble

Mike Doble
Mike is the Editor and founder of, and 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.

Oh My GOODNESS the new cameras are SWEET!

We just finished installing a new pan, tilt and zoom cam on Ski Beech. We're setting up the images to display on and then ZOOM to some larger, auto-updating images on our webcam site ( and that should be running by the...

More resorts opening, with more terrain!

Although Winter does not officially begin for another week or so, the temperatures are now saying otherwise. Most all of the resorts began making snow Friday (some Saturday). Temps warmed a bit yesterday and overnight lows prohibited some resorts from resuming their snowmaking...