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Amazing time

My wife and I came to visit Boone, NC to getaway from miami. I also wanted to take my wife skiing... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Danny D
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Learn to ski at the French Swiss Ski School!

I was really impressed with the French Swiss Ski School program—especially the reasonable rates—and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Blowing Rock, NC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed with the French Swiss Ski School program—especially the reasonable rates—and plan to take a few lessons myself. Their motto is you can learn a skill for life in in three sessions!

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Not my cup of tea. Sadly I am spoiled by the Mid-West and as NC "resorts" go, this one is near the bottom of the barrel.

Thank Antonio D
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Very fun place to teach my son to ski! The hill is not too intimidating. We had a blast and plan to come back.

1  Thank supermom2002
Reviewed 28 March 2018

My son and I enjoyed the time at Appalachian, as we were beginners (again) for snowboarding. The hills are not intimidating, the staff is great, and the equipment seemed to be top notch. The set up is perfect for families, beginners, and the skiers looking...More

1  Thank danpboyle
Reviewed 27 March 2018

It was so beautiful and the roads do make your stomach eek. But when you are there it is so beautiful you don't worries about the roads no more.

Thank Misty M
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We left South Florida for a ski getaway. Family of first time skiers. We had a fantastic time! Everything was well organized. Took ski lessons at the on-site French-Swiss Ski School. Instructor was patient and friendly, although I would make sure to request more instruction...More

2  Thank TripleG
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The slopes are small and not worth your money. Way over priced for the area and they have the worst business practices. Take your money elsewhere for better prices, better slopes, and better customer service! If I could give 0 stars I would. Their owner,...More

3  Thank KristenKokkel
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came to visit Boone, NC to getaway from miami. I also wanted to take my wife skiing for her first time so I decided to take her to Appalachian Ski Mountain, where one of the front desk agents of the hotel...More

1  Thank Danny D
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This was the first time snowboarding (one of my sons tried skiing and he HATED it) for my teenage sons and they absolutely LOVED it!! It was totally worth the 2 hour drive from our house. We went today on a Sunday and it wasn’t...More

1  Thank miercoles b
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I have always had great experiences at Appalachian Ski Mt. with both groups and family. They have great snow making capability and when warm weather hits like this past February it only takes a night or two of temperatures below freezing and they're back in...More

1  Thank Bryan S
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29 January 2018|
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Response from Quest517060 | Reviewed this property |
Great question! Elk mountain just out of Boone NC has a cross country club and club maintained trails at base of Elk mtn parking area. Also ,as far as solo trails, Moses cone trail in Blowing Rock NC is amazing! Enjoy!
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
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.