Experience some of the best snow skiing in the Southeast! Since 1969, Boone area winter resorts have offered the longest and largest slopes in Western North Carolina. Explore all three ski resorts, each one within 9-19 miles of the next.

Appalachian Ski Mountain

The NC High Country’s first ski area has been open since 1962. 2 Quad Chairlifts, 1 Double Chairlift, 2 Conveyor Lifts, 1 Handle Pull Lift. Thirteen runs, including 4 Terrain Parks. App Ski Mountain hosts several events and...

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Beech Mountain Resort

Beech Mountain Ski Resort is the highest ski area in the east at a 5,506-foot peak elevation. With 17 trails on the slopes, six chair lifts, two surface lifts, and a vertical drop of 830 feet, Beech Mountain offers a variety of...

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Sugar Mountain Resort

NC's largest snow sports area with 20 runs on the mountain's slopes from beginner to expert including a terrain park, 8 lifts, and snow tubing park. 100% snowmaking on 115 skiable acres; a 1,200 ft. vertical drop.  The resort...

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French-Swiss Ski College

"The Place to Learn to Ski" located at Appalachian Ski Mtn. Helpful, caring, patient staff. Small classes for personal attention. Group Specialist, French-Swiss has been handling groups large and small for over 50 years, teaching...

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