Celebrate Ski Season At The Beech Mountain Resort
The Beech Mountain Resort celebrates 45 years
since its christening in 1967, with specials and incentives throughout the
In honor of its anniversary, Beech Mountain Resort is
offering a $45 learn-to-ski package the entire month of January.
Beech Mountain Resort is Eastern America's highest ski area at 5,506 feet in
elevation. General manager, Ryan Costin, is thrilled to celebrate the
resort's history, and accomplishments in its 45 years since opening.
Ryan is also excited about the future of the Beech Mountain Resort, and
making it one of the nation's top winter destinations.
summer the resort purchased six more SMI Super PoleCat automated snow guns,
bringing the total to 30. These state-of-the-art machines now combine with
more than 100 smaller guns to provide the best snowmaking capacity in resort
Ryan's repositioned several of the 30 high-tech guns,
bringing them into play earlier in the season to boost snow coverage on
popular runs like Upper Shawneehaw and Robbin's Run.
Mountain Resort also welcomes Ric Wilkerson as director of freestyle
terrain, and Dean Blanton as ski school director. Wilkerson, who previously
worked for Appalachian Ski Mountain, is known for creating excellent terrain
parks. Blanton, meanwhile, is a former educator and principal who brings
that organizational background to the resort's growing ski school operation.
For skiers and snowboarders who've hit the slopes before they'll find
new shops in the resort's alpine village. There's also a new high-tech
grooming machine for the slopes, and a fresh coat of black paint on all
Whether skiing or snowboarding, it's going to be a
exciting winter at the Beech Mountain Resort!
By Josh Schubert
To learn about current packages, events, and plan your trip visit
www.beechmountainresort.com or call (800) 438-2093.