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Appalachian Ski Mountain

Blowing Rock, NC
+1 800-322-2373
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so many options for new to experienced skiiers

I'll start off by saying I was here in the absolute peak season. That is on me for sure, but this... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Milissa S
Great ski instructor

We went here for the day, rented some gear and paid for lessons. For a few people it was well over... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
West Palm Beach, Florida
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“ice skating” (15 reviews)
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Blowing Rock, NC
Blowing Rock, NC
+1 800-322-2373
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

I'll start off by saying I was here in the absolute peak season. That is on me for sure, but this place was so jam packed it was literally shoulder to shoulder from the time I arrived to the moment we left. We got here...More

1  Thank Milissa S
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for the day, rented some gear and paid for lessons. For a few people it was well over $200 but a great experience. The instructor was very good and patient with the young kids. Skiing is definitely harder than I thought and...More

Thank Taylor200
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed in Boone for New Year's Eve weekend. I am not a skier but we saw multiple ads on websites and this event featured in the local magazines to come here for New Year's Eve for fireworks, ice skating, bonfire, skiing, food and torch-skiing...More

Thank pitahead
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place was nice other than if you don't have four wheel drive DO NOT take the back steep entrance. You won't make it up the icy snowmaking area roads. It was nice snowboarding and skiing. The terrain wasn't icy and the rentals were good....More

Thank Ashleigh M
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We took the family for the first time on Christmas day. Our first impression was not too good, as the line to get tickets and equipment was several hours long. The friendliness and helpfulness of the staff more than made up for the wait and...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This was our second time at App and we absolutely love it! Great for young families! Quaint and cozy, your kids feel safe and comfortable to be out on the slopes by themselves. Next time, my kids will be equipped with a backpack with their...More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We loved Appalachian Mountain!! We had never been there before (we live in Florida) but it was definitely worth the drive. Our teenage boys had never skiied before. The lessons were great and both were were skiing down the intermediate slopes by lunchtime. From what...More

Thank Blueskat2000
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Hello, We decided to take our Boy Scout troop up to ski at this "So-called" Family Friendly resort. We are from the South and we had a very unpleasant experience at Appalachian Ski Mountain. The Weather was clear and 37 degrees. The rental boots were...More

Thank Sealluke
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I learned to ski here many winters ago when there was plenty of fresh snow, this is still a wonderful little gem for the whole family to enjoy!!!! For begginers its wonderful!!! For advanced skiers, like we had in our group, it was still enjoyable...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

After going to Sugar and Beech Mtns, I found the snow and slopes at Appalachian perfect. They are not over crowded and for the price of 4hrs any place else, you get 8 hours here. It's perfectly located outside of Boone, so after a day...More

1  Thank Jacob B
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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.