Sugar is Skiing…Appalachian WILL be on Saturday!

We reported earlier this morning that Sugar had opened for Day Skiing today after ONE full day and night of snowmaking. Sugar Mountain has opened two of the trails allowing for skiing from their 3/4 station down.

That made Sugar Mountain the first resort to open in the Southeast again this season.

Appalachian Ski Mountain has reported that they put down about ONE FOOT of manmade snow in the last 30+ hours and THEY WILL BE OPEN ON SATURDAY.

Let’s all THINK SNOW and here’s hoping they be able to remain open through the next few days of "iffy" weather.

Seasonable temps will be on tap, with borderline overnight lows and there is a chance of rain both Saturday night and next Tuesday. Then it looks like SNOW is is the forecast for Wednesday Night and Thursday. We’ll keep you posted!

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.