The First Weekend of Skiing was Great by all Accounts

By all reports the skiing and riding were pretty exceptional on Saturday and pretty good on Sunday at Appalachian Ski Mountain and Sugar Mountain Resort. All of the emails that we received on Saturday claimed anything from "the snow was astonishingly good" to "I could not believe how great it was out there!"

One reported fro Appalachian on Saturday, "I swear if more slopes were open I’d say that Saturday’s snow was the best I’ve ever seen." All pretty amazing reports considering the fact that both Sugar and Appalachian have had limited snowmaking opportunities. That says a lot about today’s technology and just how much the resorts can do these days…regarding snowmaking.

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.