I have a very busy schedule this morning so I am posting this update to both SkiNC.com and SkiSoutheast.com, hence the reference to additional coverage areas.
Thus far we’re seeing only a good dusting of snow around most areas of the High Country. The most being reported right now is Ski Beech with 1" of snow thus far at about 8am. You can tell looking at the live cams that Appalachian in Blowing Rock has had a light dusting thus far, Ski Beech has had about one inch as of 8:15am, and there is a good dusting to 1/2 inch around Sugar, Banner Elk and other areas of the High Country. If you have a moment, Email me at: [email protected] and provide us with accurate snow tallies at your location.
Snowshoe Resort in West Virginia has also reported about 1-2" thus far today. The rest of the region from Western North Carolina through the Virginias, West Virginia and Maryland are all reporting a light dusting to about an inch of snow thus far.
We actually had some brilliant blue skies and sun popping through for a few minutes at 8am…and now it has clouded back up and is snowing pretty good as of this report.
Here’s some resort news and specials for today
CATALOOCHEE – Thursday is Ladies Day and all ladies will receive a free any level ski or snowboard lesson with a full price day, twilight or night lift ticket. Also, our biggest and best season pass sale ever begins on Monday, February 21 with season pass prices being the lowest of this year and next. All passes purchased on or after the 21st will be good for skiing or riding for the rest of this season and for the 2005-2006 season! And our blowout $96.50 midweek season pass will be on sale for one day only, Sunday February 27th from 8:30am â€“ 4:30pm, in conjunction with Oldies 96.5 radio. So donâ€™t miss these upcoming opportunities to save.
Tube World and Wee Bowl Snowplay Area located in Maggie Valley, across from Ghost Town, four miles from the ski area is open for tubing from 4pm until 10pm with 1hour and 45 minute sessions available beginning at 4, 6, and 8pm and is on a first come first served basis. Cost for tubing is $20 per session and you must be 42â€ tall to ride alone. There is no two person tubing allowed at Tube World. Parking for Tube World is located across the street in the Ghost Town parking lot. For kids under the 42â€ height requirement, we offer Wee Bowl Snowplay Area for a cost of $5 per 1 and forty five hour session.
HAWKSNEST – The new snowboard park is ready to test your skills. The Park has 30, 20 & 10 foot tabletop, 3 foot mini quarterpipe, 10(2), 15 & 20 foot flat rails, 28 foot flat down flat rail, 24 foot up flat down rail, 18 foot flat down rail, 30 foot rainbow rail, 25 foot up flat rail. 13 rails & kickers for your enjoyment.
Extreme Snowboard competition February 26th.
Burn Energy drink snowboard competition March 5th
Snow Tubing has 6 lanes open, come experience the longest tubing lanes in the South. The Snow Tubing lift is the longest "moving sidewalk" in the U.S. Check out our webcam to watch your friends, you should be here too.
SKI BEECH – Today, men get a complimentary slope ticket and $15.00 ski rentals
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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.