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Slopes, Outfitters and Other Activities

North Carolina High Country Winter Activities

Beech Mountain Resort
Just one mile from the 4 Seasons at Beech! The highest ski area in Eastern North America at a peak elevation of 5,506’ above sea level! Offering 15 slopes & 7 chair lifts, including a high speed quad, and a vertical drop of 830’! Extensive snowboard terrain park, excellent ski school, & outdoor ice skating rink! (800) 438-2093
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Kids’ Free Sledding Hill
For ages 12 and under, located beside the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce near the top of Beech Mountain! (828) 387-9283

Hawksnest Snow Tubing
20-lane snow tubing park, with lanes from 400-1000’! Located in Seven Devils, about 35 minutes from Beech. (800) 822-4295

Sugar Mountain Resort
Offering skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, & snow tubing with a 5,300-foot peak elevation! 20 slopes, 5 chair lifts, & a 1,200’ vertical drop! Located in Sugar Mountain, about 15-20 from Beech. (828) 898-4521
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Appalachian Ski Mountain
Skiing, snowboarding, & ice skating with a 4,000’ peak elevation! Offering 9 slopes, 3 chair lifts, & a 365’ vertical drop! Located near Blowing Rock, about 45 minutes from Beech. (800) 322-2373
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Snowshoe Hikes
Rent snowshoes or take a guided snowshoe hike through Beech Mountain’s Buckeye Recreation Center. (828) 387-3003
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Ski/Snowboard Rentals & Gear:

 Alpine Ski Center

Beech Meadows Ski Shop

Fred’s General Mercantile

Ski Beech Village Shops

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