March Madness means reduced prices beginning Monday, March 3 at Sugar Mountain Ski Resort. Skiers and snowboarders can enjoy 25 percent savings on lift tickets, rental equipment and lessons for the remainder of the winter season. Plus, Winter Value Packages are discounted 40 percent, making March skiing an riding more attractive than ever.
Appalachian Ski Mtn will play host to next week’s 2014 Special Olympics Southeast Winter Games – Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Feb. 2-4. More than 150 Special Olympic athletes and coaches from all over North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Georgia will participate in this very special event at Appalachian Ski Mtn.
BY MADISON V. FISLER
More than 100 Special Olympics athletes from North Carolina and Virginia competed in the 2014 Special Olympics North Carolina Winter Games – Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Jan. 5-6 hosted by the French Swiss Ski College at Appalachian Ski Mountain between Blowing Rock and Boone, according to Special Olympics North Carolina President and CEO Keith L. Fishburne.
Jan. 22, 2013. Skiers and snowboarders participated in Week 2 of SMARL (Sugar Mountain Adult Race League) on Monday night. The second week of racing was postponed due to “really tough” conditions last week, according to Kim Jochl of Sugar Mountain Resort.
However, Monday’s conditions on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day were nearly excellent.
“It was great. Weather was perfect. Conditions were real good. I think it was 25 degrees – no wind, almost clear skies. Pretty comfortable night for racing,” Jochl said.
BY JESSE WOOD
Photo by Ken Ketchie
March 4, 2012. SUGAR MOUNTAIN — Sugar Mountain will be hosting their March Madness discounted rates event on Monday, March 5. Skiers and snowboarders will enjoy 25 percent savings on lift tickets, rental equipment and lessons for the remainder of the ski season. Plus Winter Value Packages are discounted 40 percent, making spring skiing and riding more attractive than ever.
March 2, 2012. SUGAR MOUNTAIN — On Sunday, March 4, Sugar Mountain celebrates the life of the late Dick Trundy, a decorated Marine Corps General and aviator who served as Sugar Mountain Ski Resorts Director of Operations after his retirement from the service. Trundy was an avid skier who enthusiastically embraced the daily life of a ski area executive. Unfortunately he died of cancer in 2002.