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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.

Snowmakers: Mad Scientist, or Just Plain Mad?

Snowmaking crews are sitting on ready to begin cranking out the snow as soon as Mother Nature cooperates with some colder temps. Typically by now, we'd have already seen a light snowfall or two, and experienced some cold nights that would have had the...

SkiNC Contests to Start Soon!

We have more cabin vacations, slopeside condo vacations, free ski passes and rental equipment to give away than ever before! We are trying to put the final touches on what we are giving away and when...and as soon as we wrap that up...

Old Man Winter Arrives at Snowshoe

Around 4 am this past Saturday morning, Old Man Winter's alarm clock went off and finally cold temperatures and natural snow arrived at the Pocahontas County Resort. Over the weekend, seven inches of snow fell on the Resort turning everything white and the cold...

An APPEAL and PROMISE to the resorts and our visitors

The APPEAL comes early...and the PROMISE at the END of this story.The weather is the pits and doing the ski reports for the last few days has brought about today's story. This article may serve to upset a few people out there, but we...

T-Minus TWO DAYS and Counting

We had a few people email asking where yesterday's Photo of the Day on SkiNC was taken and obviously we failed to mention that it was at Appalachian Ski Mountain.All of the ski area operators are watching the approaching cold as if this season's...

The “WHITE” at the end of the tunnel has been reached!

Those words were the first I heard this morning at my office as Joe Stevens of Snowshoe Mountain called me with the exciting news that they were receiving natural snowfall and that the snowguns were already firing around that popular mountain resort."Mountain Ops have...

Oh, this is SOOOOO much better

After a stretch of mild temperatures that lasted almost three weeks and included a high of 66° on January 4th, we are now back into a normal winter mode. In fact, THE LOW so far for this month is the 23° that we are...