Black Friday becomes White Friday as Ski Resort Opens!
Beech Mountain Resort, the highest ski area in eastern America, opened its 47th ski season on Friday, Nov. 28.
"We are pleased to kick off the 2014-2015 ski season on ‘White Friday’ and certainly appreciated the assist from Mother Nature,” said Talia Freeman, marketing director for Beech Mountain Resort. “The staff is excited, and skiers and snowboarders will notice a lot of improvements and upgrades.”
Beech's Youth Sledding Hill Provides Daily Fun for Free
Beech Mountain's youth sledding hill, a wonderland of fun for children 12 and under, has opened for the winter season.
The sledding hill is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends and holidays; and 1 to 5 p.m. on weekdays.
The free sled run is located next to the town's visitors center and provides good sledding conditions with a combination of natural and man-made snow.
It is operated by Beech Mountain Parks & Recreation Department daily throughout winter (weather permitting) with safety personnel on duty. A loud speaker plays music and hot chocolate is available at nearby restaurants.Read More
Awesome Midweek Deal: Two Nights, One Day on Slopes - $99
If you’re looking for a great deal on a North Carolina ski package, you’ve come to the right place.
Once again this winter, the town of Beech Mountain offers its killer weekday special: two nights lodging and one day on the slopes for just $99 per person, based on double occupancy.
This deal, which is the best in the Blue Ridge, is available weekdays throughout ski season, with the exception of: Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day and the Christmas holiday period. So come up to Beech Mountain this winter and take advantage of shorter lift lines and less-crowded slopes during the week.Read More
Acclaimed Weather Guru Says Beech Will Receive 115 Inches
Dr. Ray Russell has released his “Fearless Forecast” for the winter of 2014-15 and it predicts a whopping 115 inches of snow on Beech Mountain!
“This may be the most bullish forecast we ever make,” says Russell, founder of RaysWeather.com.
Ray Russell is an acclaimed weather guru and computer science professor at Appalachian State Univ in Boone. He launched RaysWeather.com in 2000 and it is considered the most reliable source for weather forecasts in the NC High Country.Read More