Conveniently located on the main road between Blowing Rock and Boone, the history of Appalachian Ski Mtn. dates to 1962 when it opened as the second oldest ski area in the Tar Heel State. Six years later, the resort was bought and the name changed to the current moniker – Appalachian Ski Mtn.
At various times over the years, Appalachian Ski Mtn. has expanded and spent money to improve the resort. Now, the venue is known for having top snow blower technology that can throw down a large amount of white powder in a short amount of time. The average mid-season base depth is 100 inches.
With 12 ski slopes and two terrain parks for snowboaders ready to rock, Appalachian Ski Mtn. plans to keep folks on the snow until March. The venue works hard to address skiing needs, and that includes a 46,000-square-foot lodge with free wifi, and food and refreshments.
There will be many special events offered over the course of Appalachian Mountain Ski’s 56th season in 2017 and 2018.
Appalachian Mountain Ski features the only late night ski opportunities in the region with their Midnight Blast program.
That is when tickets will be available every weekend for time on the slopes between 8 p.m. and midnight.
With the unique stores, restaurants and nightlife of both Blowing Rock and Boone located just a few miles away, and maybe even a chance to take in the amazing views on the famous Blue Ridge Parkway if the weather cooperates, a trip to Appalachian Ski Mtn. makes for a well-rounded and wonderful wintertime adventure.