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Appalachian Ski Mountain

Blowing Rock, NC
+1 800-322-2373
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Sugar and Beech are Better

Not my cup of tea. Sadly I am spoiled by the Mid-West and as NC "resorts" go, this one is near the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Antonio D
Great place to learn

Very fun place to teach my son to ski! The hill is not too intimidating. We had a blast and plan... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
supermom2002
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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“ice skating” (16 reviews)
“bunny slope” (8 reviews)
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Blowing Rock, NC
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+1 800-322-2373
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not my cup of tea. Sadly I am spoiled by the Mid-West and as NC "resorts" go, this one is near the bottom of the barrel.

Thank Antonio D
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Very fun place to teach my son to ski! The hill is not too intimidating. We had a blast and plan to come back.

Thank supermom2002
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

My son and I enjoyed the time at Appalachian, as we were beginners (again) for snowboarding. The hills are not intimidating, the staff is great, and the equipment seemed to be top notch. The set up is perfect for families, beginners, and the skiers looking...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

It was so beautiful and the roads do make your stomach eek. But when you are there it is so beautiful you don't worries about the roads no more.

Thank Misty M
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We left South Florida for a ski getaway. Family of first time skiers. We had a fantastic time! Everything was well organized. Took ski lessons at the on-site French-Swiss Ski School. Instructor was patient and friendly, although I would make sure to request more instruction...More

1  Thank TripleG
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

The slopes are small and not worth your money. Way over priced for the area and they have the worst business practices. Take your money elsewhere for better prices, better slopes, and better customer service! If I could give 0 stars I would. Their owner,...More

2  Thank KristenKokkel
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came to visit Boone, NC to getaway from miami. I also wanted to take my wife skiing for her first time so I decided to take her to Appalachian Ski Mountain, where one of the front desk agents of the hotel...More

1  Thank Danny D
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This was the first time snowboarding (one of my sons tried skiing and he HATED it) for my teenage sons and they absolutely LOVED it!! It was totally worth the 2 hour drive from our house. We went today on a Sunday and it wasn’t...More

1  Thank miercoles b
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

I have always had great experiences at Appalachian Ski Mt. with both groups and family. They have great snow making capability and when warm weather hits like this past February it only takes a night or two of temperatures below freezing and they're back in...More

1  Thank Bryan S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Not one person in my party of 4 had ever been skiing before! Appalachian Ski Mountain was the ideal place for us to start! Starting with my search for things to do on a couple's trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains. As I looked up...More

1  Thank serenityus
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JEShanks61
28 January 2018|
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Response from | 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!
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2UBTRUE
8 March 2017|
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Response from Jacob B | 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
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Dave G
31 January 2017|
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Response from Jacob B | 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.
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