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!

Snowshoe Resort is Hosting Our Summit March 3,4,5th and YOU are Invited!

We think we have put together what should be the best deal we’ve ever had for this event and we want you to come and join the fun. It’s always great to play at Snowshoe and to do so with 20% OFF Lodging, and a Free Sunday Lift Pass is a great deal. We are ALSO giving away TWO Free Snowshoe Season Passes, Free TShirts, boggans, stickers, hats and more. Click HERE or on the Graphic below to see more information, book and JOIN US.

If you like skiing or snowboarding and you want to meet some new friends and get 20% OFF LODGING, a Free Sunday Lift Ticket AND be able to ski the slopes before ANYONE ELSE on the mountain…join us March, 3rd, 4th and 5th.

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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.