Skiing & Winter Sports


APPALACHIAN SKI MOUNTAIN

The NC High Country's 1st Ski Area - since 1962. Day & night skiing/snowboarding, lessons, outdoor ice skating. Open daily Fri. before Thanksgiving thru late Mar. Apparel, equipment & helmet rentals available. Slopeside lodging & ski-&-stay packages. Special rates for groups & early/late season.

FRENCH SWISS SKI COLLEGE

The Place to Learn to Ski. An Award Winning Ski & Snowboard School, The French-Swiss Ski College is at Appalachian Ski Mtn. in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The oldest and best known ski school in the Southeast. Over one million taught!

HAWKSNEST SNOWTUBING AND ZIPLINE

Visit one of the longest ziplines in the US – 4 miles, over 20 cables. Also one of the largest snowtubing parks – over 30 lanes spread over 4 different areas. 100% snowmaking & lighting with 2 carpet lifts to bring you back to the top. Buy tickets online.

HIGH GRAVITY ADVENTURES ZIP LINE & AERIAL PARK

Pick your challenge at the High Country’s only aerial adventure park with 3 high & low climbing courses for all ages & abilities. End with a thrilling ride on the Giant Swing or our High Altitude Zip Tour. Birthday party packages, specials & Tweetsie Railroad ticket & passholder discounts available.

SKY VALLEY ZIP TOURS

The #1 rated outdoor activity in Blowing Rock on TripAdvisor. Choose our Canopy Tour, Night Flight or Whistle Pig Kid Zip for ages 4+! All tours include an ATV ride. Find us in the woods, down a gravel road just 5 miles from Boone or Blowing Rock.

SUGAR MOUNTAIN RESORT

Skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing day & night! 100% snowmaking on 115 skiable acres; 20 slopes from beginner to expert; 8 lifts; ski & snowboard school for all ages & abilities; ski/snowboard rental shop; 2 cafeterias & lounge; gear shop; accommodating group sales department; winter value packages & special events.