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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.

Time for DRASTIC measures!

Instead of sitting around feeling sorry that the weather isn't cooperating. We decided to take some extraordinary measures. To that end, we invite you to ... Click Here for a VERY SPECIAL FEATURED ARTICLE.Are you ready to join our effort?

Sugar hosts SugarFest!

Sugar gets the headlines today as they play host to "SugarFest 2004". If you've been itching to try out some of the latest ski and snowboard equipment today's your day. Try the latest ski & snowboard equipment from just about every manufacturer displayed...

Cataloochee to open Saturday Morning!

We JUST got word from Cataloochee that as of this report it is 29° over there and they are making snow in preparation for the OPENING at 8:30am. They will operate on TWO slopes and for DAY SKIING ONLY...but they are officially open...

Sugar creates some clouds of their own!

We were tweaking the Extreme Snowboard / SkiNC Sugar camera moments ago and cranking it to update every 15 seconds and while we were watching it the wind was blowing clouds of the snow that was being created...across the top of the mountain.It was...

300 People Making First Tracks at Snowshoe!

Snowshoe, WV - Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia's largest winter resort, opened for its 31st season today with a 12 - 36 inch base on the SnowshoeBasin area. The Pocahontas County resort opens for the 2004/2005 winter season with the most alpine skiing terrain available...

Snowshoe Opens Today with THE MOST TERRAIN and BEST SNOW in the Southeast!

Snowshoe Mountain drops the ropes this morning, which signals the start of the 2004-2005 season on the special mountain in West Virginia! Snowshoe has been making snow with more frequency and colder temps than other resorts in the Southeast, but made the decision to...