Ski Season In The High Country Has Arrived (2016-11-21 15:56:12)

Ski season is underway!

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort opened for skiing, snowboarding, and ice-skating Monday. Cold temperatures down to sixteen degrees overnight Saturday and into Sunday morning helped produce forty plus hours of snow making. Sugar opened with an eight to eighteen inch base on five slopes. Full details on conditions and hours of operation can be found at

Appalachian Ski Mtn.’s 55th season is expected to begin Tuesday.  Snowmaking crews have been working as temperatures allow to get ready for Tuesday’s opening. Appalachian is offering the first 100 guests at the Ticket Cashier Window will receive a FREE ski ticket!

According to the SkiBeech website,, snowmaking has been ongoing as temperatures allow, but an opening day had not yet been announced as of this posting.