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Skiing & Snowboarding

With three area ski resorts all within a 30-mile radius, the Boone area is considered the ski capital of the south!

Boone Area snowmaking just keeps getting better, ski seasons keep getting longer (often from November to late-March-even April), and slope conditions stay more consistent. Even when the country has a milder winter-massive snowmaking firepower can quickly cover all the slopes and great conditions are as close as a cold day...Add the High Country's natural snow-equal to Buffalo, New York-and you have nationally significant skiing in a spectacular setting. 

New for the 2014-15 ski season, Sugar Mountain Resort will open a new intermediate slope. The slope is expected to be 2,000 feet long, 150 feet wide and ready for skiing and riding at the start of the 2014-15 winter season. Snowmaking facilities as well as lights for night skiing and riding will be installed.

Our three area ski resorts (Appalachian Ski Mountain; Beech Mountain; and Sugar Mountain) offer everything from skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, ice skating, lessons and more.  Check out their individual listings for more info.

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Blowing Rock

The NC High Country’s 1st Ski Area. Skiing since 1962. 2 Quad Chairlifts, 1 Double Chairlift, 1 Conveyor Lift, 1 Handle Pull .. more

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Blowing Rock

"The Place to Learn to Ski" located at Appalachian Ski Mtn. Helpful, caring, patient staff. Small classes for personal attention. .. more

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Seven Devils

Welcome to Hawksnest Tubing Park, the largest snow tubing park on the East Coast! Enjoy our 20 Lane Snow Tubing Park with four .. more

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Beech Mountain

Ski Beech is the highest ski area in the east at 5,506-foot peak elevation. With 15 slopes, seven chair lifts, two surface lifts, .. more

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Banner Elk

NC's largest ski/snowboard area with 20 slopes from beginner to expert including a terrain park, 8 lifts, and access tubing park. .. more


 

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Mar 04

Broadway Tour of RAIN: A Tribute to the

3/4/15
RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the… more
Mar 14

Indoor Concerts at the Jones House

2/28/15 – 3/14/15
Indoor Concerts at the Jones House are intimate events with an audience limited to 40 seats. Hear exciting… more
Mar 17

The Peking Acrobats at the Schaefer

3/17/15
The Peking Acrobats are an elite group of tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists, and gymnasts, known for leaving… more
Mar 27

Banff Mountain Film Festival

3/27/15 – 3/28/15
Friday through Saturday, March 27 and 28, the Schaefer Center for Performing Arts at Appalachian State University will… more
Mar 28

Melt Down Games

3/28/15 – 3/29/15
A full weekend of crazy events you won't see any other time of the year! Plus, all slopes open with great conditions!… more
Apr 01

Indoor Concerts at the Jones House

4/1/15 – 4/15/15
Indoor Concerts at the Jones House are intimate events with an audience limited to 40 seats. Hear exciting… more
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Boone, NC 28607
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