Dancing, floating, falling from the sky: When snowflakes grace us with their presence, they inspire creativity, showing us familiar landscapes in a whole new light.
6 Ways to Experience Winter Wonder in Haywood County
Bundle up! Chilly temperatures mean spectacular activities and events in the Smokies.
The Snowmakers of Sugar Mountain Ski Resort
The white stuff that blankets North Carolina’s slopes during ski season may not be nature-made, but, as one writer discovers, it’s as real and beautiful as the flakes that fall in front yards across the state.
Our State Knows Best: Skiing
Find out what three experts have to say about falling in love with the slopes, taking lessons, essential gear, and what makes North Carolina ski resorts so special.
Quiz: Wintry Fun in North Carolina
Winter vacation, canceled school, or just because — snowy days in North Carolina give us endless opportunities for skiing, skating, tubing, and plenty of other chilly adventures.
10 Winter Wonderlands in North Carolina
Enjoy a magical snow day, any day: Here are a few of Our State’s favorite spots to ice-skate, ski, snowboard, snow tube, and sled.
Appalachian State Creates Students of the Slopes
On snow days, there’s one class at Appalachian State University that’s never canceled: ski school. For 50 years, the state’s second-oldest ski mountain has groomed generations of fearless — some might say foolhardy — Southern skiers.
The Mountain Moguls of Cataloochee Ski Area
When a visionary couple converted their cow pasture in Maggie Valley into a ski slope, they had the makings of a winter destination. But they still needed the snow.