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Great skiing

The snow was soft, and the trails were awsome. Only down side is there arent many trails, but they... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2017
Jack K
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Excellent Starter Mt for Kids to Learn to Ski

I you have young kids that you want to learn to ski this is the place. They have a great ski... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

People it's skiing in NC. This isn't Vail, Park City or Whistler....and the prices reflect that. A nice touch is the real fireplace in the otherwise extremely dated lodge. Other relics can be found outside. They are know as ski lifts to some. No detached...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

The snow was soft, and the trails were awsome. Only down side is there arent many trails, but they are all fun. If you havent skied before, you can also take lessons that are about one hour long. The Appalachian ski mountain ofers great skiing,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jack K
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

The turnout Volume at App Ski Mtn. Use to be a nice place to learn, love and enjoy the outdoors. But the younger Greedy family members run it now. The area and size can only hold so much volume of visitors. When you try to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
8  Thank Sealluke
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

My family absolutely loves this place! We have been coming since the kids were 2. The mountain is perfect for kids and just enough to keep the adults entertained too. It is a quick trip from Charlotte and very affordable. The lodge is older but...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

I you have young kids that you want to learn to ski this is the place. They have a great ski school. Mt is very small but it does not get near the crowds of the other big two.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TruthISTold
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We planned a family vacation to the Appalachian Ski Mountain resort which young children. The Ski Mountain in itself was enjoyable and our children liked it. However we rented the Snowbird Cabin and it has been the worst experience ever. The cabin had the following...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank EGQG
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

The NC ski resorts took a beating this year due to the mild winter. I applaud Appalachian for keeping their resort open thru nearly the end of March; I made the short trip over from my place at another close by resort that had already...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Lorie W
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Great place for beginners, good service. Great staff! We really enjoy the time at Appalachian. We really recommend to take the class if you never ski before you going to need it!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Jsnow06
Reviewed March 24, 2017

One of our favorite spots to ski. Prices are fair and the value is good. Season extends into late March and is less crowded then. But even in the busy season it is a great place to ski. They have a restaurant onsite, put also...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We traveled all the way from Nashville and stayed in Banner Elk; looking to ski at Sugar Mtn, but they had NO SNOW! It was about to be the WORST trip ever, until we were told about Appalachian Ski Mountain. They have their OWN Lake...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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January 28, 2018|
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Response from Quest517060 | Reviewed this property |
Great question! Elk mountain just out of Boone NC has a cross country club and club maintained trails at base of Elk mtn parking area. Also ,as far as solo trails, Moses cone trail in Blowing Rock NC is amazing! Enjoy!
March 8, 2017|
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Response from 475jacobb | Reviewed this property |
I would not expect snow that early, it really depends on the temp if they can make it or not. I would look further north like Snowshoe Mtn or anywhere in the Poconos for snow that early...And I would say about 15 miles and... More
January 30, 2017|
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Response from 475jacobb | Reviewed this property |
Rent the equip from them, they have better stuff than the places in town. Prices are prolly comparable, but I don't have the exact price.