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21 days ago

They are the most southerly of any resort around here (and probably east of the Rockies for that matter) and they are still open, outlasting every other NC resort this year and many others further north.  Take a bow, guys.

21 days ago

Keith_Moon wrote:

They are the most southerly of any resort around here (and probably east of the Rockies for that matter) and they are still open, outlasting every other NC resort this year and many others further north.  Take a bow, guys.

Looks like Appalachian could open if they really wanted to..

21 days ago

Cloudmont, Alabama is actually the farthest south east of the Rockies.

21 days ago

The19thHole wrote:

Cloudmont, Alabama is actually the farthest south east of the Rockies.

I thought they quit operating several years ago. Just a tubing hill now.

21 days ago

Their website still covers skiing, rentals, etc, so I assume skiing is still available at Cloudmont. Hawksnest, NC went to 100% tubing a few years ago, which is a shame since I thought they had one of the best mountains in NC.

20 days ago

Hawksnest was indeed a very cool place to ski.

20 days ago

Loved Hawksnest.  Good sustained pitch, decent vertical, and rarely excessively crowded (at least on the days I was there). I suppose that was exactly the problem, at least from a business point of view.

20 days ago

Norsk wrote:

Loved Hawksnest.  Good sustained pitch, decent vertical, and rarely excessively crowded (at least on the days I was there). I suppose that was exactly the problem, at least from a business point of view.

They proposed expansion that may have impacted the local golf course some. The town of Kill Devil Hills board or council(?) nixed the expansion plans so the resort abandoned skiing altogether.  Not nearly the level of drama as TL4S, but there was definitely some drama back when that went down.

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