Thursday, January 10, 2013

Winter Wonderland

The North Carolina High Country offers a wonderful variety of winter activities for both individual and group enjoyment. From skiing to ice skating, snowboarding to tubing, the area has something to offer any winter enthusiast. 

- Hawksnest Snow Tubing - 
Noted as the largest snow tubing park on the East Coast, Hawksnest offers a 20 Lane Snow Tubing Park with conveyor lifts to take tubers up the mountain for more fun and excitement. Sessions are 1 hour and 45 minutes long, and children must be over the age of three to tube. Reservations are encouraged due to a limited number of  tickets sold per session.

-Sugar Mountain Ski-
Skiing, snowboarding, tubing and ice skating are all attractions at Ski Sugar. Twenty slopes and trails spread over 115 acres of skiiable property, along with a 10,000 square foot outdoor ice skating rink, and 700 foot long tubing lanes. Ski Sugar accommodates all experience levels, from beginner to expert. Looking for something for the children; enroll them in Sugar Bear Ski School for lessons and lots of supervised fun!

-Appalachian Ski Mountain-
App Ski Mountain offers thrills from a 4000' peak elevation with twelve slopes for skiing and snowboarding. Beginners and experts can enjoy the slopes, visit the 6,000 square foot ice skating rink, or relax and stay warm by the stone fireplace in The Lodge. Appalachian Ski offers a special Midnight Blast ticket for late night ski adventurers.

-Beech Mountain-
Beech Mountain Resort, the highest resort in Eastern North America, offers skiing, boarding, ice skating, dining and shopping at 5506 feet! Beech offers 15 trails, 7 lifts, a 7,000 square foot ice skating rink, and The Alpine Village with game room, coffee shop, retail shopping, and snack shops! Visit Beech and celebrate their 45th year of skiing in the High Country!