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Appalachian Ski Mountain

Blowing Rock, NC
+1 800-322-2373
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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 3 days ago
Jack K
via mobile
Bad Bad Bad - poor operations- poor staff

The turnout Volume at App Ski Mtn. Use to be a nice place to learn, love and enjoy the outdoors... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boone, North Carolina
via mobile
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  • Poor4%
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

Thank Jack K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

4  Thank Sealluke
Reviewed 7 September 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

1  Thank TegaCay
Reviewed 16 August 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.

Thank TruthISTold
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

this place is staffed by burn-outs who are only there to collect a check. they definitely don't want to be there and it shows. this place is poorly organized - rent your skis on one side of the lodge and then walk to the opposite...More

5  Thank hapathy
Reviewed 11 April 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

2  Thank EGQG
Reviewed 30 March 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

Thank Lorie W
Reviewed 26 March 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!

Thank Jsnow06
Reviewed 25 March 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

Thank dms0578
Reviewed 19 March 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

Thank Kevin F
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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
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.
11 December 2016|
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Response from wmatthews329 |
We took the family last year. I am 46 and hadn't skied in 20+ years. My husband 48 had never skied. He took a 1:1 lesson while the kids were in a group lesson and it worked out great.