The Ski Resort
Appalachian Ski Mountain offers ski fun for the whole family. If your children are too small for skiing you can bring them to the nursery where experienced staff will take care of them. Your older kids may enjoy the French-Swiss ski college which is one of the best ski schools in the South and has already taught millions of skiers and snowboarders. Guided by experienced stuff they will learn fast and become real snow enthusiasts. Furthermore, there are 3 terrain parks with a variety of rails and boxes to try some tricks. The park was voted number 1 park in the southeast by skiSouthEast.com. Come and convince yourself!
After a few days of skiing you may like to take a day off. For example, you could go ice skating at the outdoor ice arena. This is also possible in the evenings as the rink is lighted.
- The vertical drop from summit to base is 364 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1204 ft. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 3999 ft.
- The day pass at Appalachian Ski Mountain is $35 making it the cheapest ski resort in North Carolina.
- Average snow depth during the season is 72 " at summit elevation and 41 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 106 " at summit elevation and 61 " at the base.
- Appalachian Ski Mountain features 7 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 47 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 4 sunny days.