New Year’s Eve Celebrations –

Appalachian Ski Mountain – NEW YEAR 2005 CELEBRATION!!! : Ski ’til 11:30, Moonlight Skate, Torchlight Parade, and FIREWORKS at Midnight!!!!

Cataloochee Ski Resort – Saturday, January 1 -Kickoff for the New Year
Enjoy your favorite Bowl Games on our Big Screen TV along with free popcorn in the bar or visit our Morning After Repair Center with $1.00 Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, and Screw Drivers!

Hawksnest Resort – On New Year’s Eve we will ski/board until midnight. The Nest bar will have Bad Friday band until 1am.

Sapphire Valley – Frozen Falls tube park will open very soon, weather permitting.
Operation Hours For:
New Year’s Eve 9:00am-5:00pm
New Year’s Day 5:00pm-10:00pm

Sugar Mountain – Tonight’s New Years Eve Celebration begins at 9pm with Torchlight Parade and Fireworks at Midnight!

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Mike Doble
Mike is the Editor and founder of, and Since September 1996 he has posted more than 13,000 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.