Lots Happening at the Resorts of the Southeast this Weekend

Wolf Laurel will open the new Ski Lodge and Resort at the top of the mountain (and the new lift) this weekend…and they have a Grand Opening Planned! Wolf Laurel Ski Resort and Scenic Wolf Mountain Resort will host a GRAND OPENING for the new Ski Lodge and Resort at the top of the mountain on Saturday, February 19th, at 11:30 AM. Congressman Charles Taylor, Richard Lutovsky, President/CEO of the Asheville Chamber, and other commissioners and dignitaries will join them to "cut the ribbon" on a new beginning for one of North Carolina’s top ski slopes. The addition of the new lodge gives the ski resort plenty of room to grow. There is ample parking, a new bunny slope with a 2-chair lift, complete rental and food services and a unique atmosphere in the beautifully designed, rustic lodge. The view from the top is unmatched – one of the most beautiful, long-range views in the Blue Ridge Mountain range.

Rick Bussey, the developer for Scenic Wolf Mountain Resort, is building a year-round family resort at the top, surrounding the new lodge with more than 22 cabins under contruction this year. There are plans for a pool, tennis courts and other amenities making Scenic Wolf Mountain Resort a destination for families looking for a fun, relaxing vacation in the mountains.


Appalachian Ski Mountain – Appalachian only received 1" of snow from Thursday’s snowstorm, but report that they have added 12" of manmade snow across all of their slopes with snowmaking in the last 24 hours.

Cataloochee Ski Area – Winter has returned to Cataloochee and they have received 4” of new snow. They want all Cataloochee skiers and riders to know that on Friday they will not be making snow on customers during skiing hours. Additionally, Tube World and Wee Bowl Snowplay Area located in Maggie Valley, across from Ghost Town, four miles from the ski area is open for tubing from 4pm until 10pm.

Bryce Resort – Saturday, Bryce is hosting the Virginia Junior/Masters USSA Slalom

Wintergreen Resort – From 10am-2pm Cupid will be on the Slopes. Cupid will be spreading Valentine cheer on the slopes while giving sweets to all. Then on SUNDAY FEBRUARY 13 you’ll want to attend the Blue Ridge Double Cross sponsored by Freestyle. This event will be in the Terrain Park and is open to skiers and snowboarders. Register 8-10 a.m. in the Rockfish Room.

Snowshoe Mountain – Nine inches of snow on Thursday and this morning have created POWDER conditions on all of the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain. All of the trails (100%) are available today with the best conditions of the season. It’s going to be a great weekend to ski and ride at Snowshoe Mountain. The Tubing Hill is offering at the Silver Creek Area is offering five lanes of fun.

The Snowshoe Mountain Outdoor Adventure Program is having a good season, offering nightly snowmobile tours and Snowcat rides in addition to sleigh rides and more. It’s a different way to experience Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Book your own Outdoor Adventure at 572-5477.

Timberline Resort – Valentine’s Weekend Celebration. Join in the fun of the many events planned at Timberline. On Saturday they will hold the Timberline Snowboard and Alpine Cross which is worth a view if you’re up that way!

WISP – Wisp Winter Weekend. This weekend they are hosting the second Asylum Rail Jam, The Wisp Cup, and a Saturday evening Snow Tubing Party. After a day on the slopes, while you’re waiting for the Tubing Party to begin, take in the sounds of Stage Wisp or enjoy their dining specials. The Asylum Rail Jam! on Saturday is your chance to show off your talent. Come out and test your skillz on the longest rails in the Mid-Atlantic. Winner will be looked at for sponsorship by Asylum!

GET OUT AND ENJOY GREAT CONDITIONS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST FOR THIS WEEKEND!


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