Man oh Man was it snowing on Friday night!!! About 4-5" of snow has fallen as of this report (11pm) and the powder up at Ski Beech was amazing. Most of the trails at Beech were covered in anywhere from 4" to 8" OF fresh new powder. It was without question, the best powder conditions of the season. Some of the earlier snowfalls have dropped more snow…but it was of a different consistency. This was some sweet snow. The snow fell consistently hard most all night and the few people that braved the weather were treated to phenomenal conditions.
Our group of ten had a ball. The roads had begun to get covered on our drive up Beech Mountain Parkway…and by the time we left the mountain to head back home…it was covered with 4" of snowfall. There were a few vehicle mishaps, but not too bad. About the time we hit Lees McCrae the roads cleared considerably and the snow depths were considerably less as well (maybe 2"). MORE snow is on the way and conditions should be wonderful on Saturday.
We have to give a shout out to On-Snow Reporter, Austin Beeghly from Orlando. Austin spent his Friday skiing at Sugar Mountain and he’ll report on that later…but we met up at 5:30pm and headed up to Beech for some night skiing and were rewarded with what Austin agreed was the best conditions of the season…and it’s March 11th!!!!
The winds were howling up top but once you got 50 yards off the top it was simply phenomenal!
By the way…young Austin had told me that he was a tall young fellow…but he failed to mentioned that he was 7 feet tall and I’m telling you he was a pretty good skier for such a tall guy. More from him a little later. I’ll update the snow totals early AM Saturday! See you then!
Snowshoe Resort is Hosting Our SkiSoutheast.com 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.