A peaceful walk through the snow can be a highlight in many people’s winter memories. Maybe it’s with a loved one, a pet or just some friends. The problem with walking in the snow however, is the actual walking in the snow part.
Perched atop the border of Watauga and Avery counties sits Beech Mountain Resort, where those who seek an outlet for excitement and fun can find ample opportunity to show off their snowboarding and skiing skills, or simply sit back and enjoy the view with dinner and a drink.
Winter is a top-four season for beer, with many new brews coming out every year using spices and flavors that increase in popularity as the temperature decreases. The High Country is home to numerous breweries willing to take chances and take advantage of the classic combination of cold and beer.
Products that contain lactose are many people’s favorite foods — like ice cream, pizza, quesadillas and other foods covered in cheese and cream. Not surprisingly, finding out you can no longer tolerate dairy can be a big letdown.