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24533
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The author discusses how Tom Alexander of Cataloochee Ski Ranch in Haywood County was a major influence in bringing skiing to Western North Carolina. The multi-million dollar industry had a slow star in in the 30s but has grown exponentially as a result of Alexander’s farsightedness.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 45 Issue 6, November 1977, p24-31, il
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24475
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North Carolina is home to ten ski resorts. This article presents the history of skiing in North Carolina and discusses the successes of the ten businesses.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 6, November 1991, p18-22, il
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Record #:
29211
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Skiing has become a popular sport and industry in the North Carolina mountains. This guide covers the best ski resorts and areas in the state, such as Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain. It also covers proper ski attire, equipment, and where people can learn how to ski.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p63-74, il, por
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22728
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Winter sports are a $146 million dollar industry in North Carolina. Our mountains offer multiple ski areas and resorts to explore.
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11862
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Fie Top Mountain in Maggie Valley became the state's first ski slope in 1961. Today North Carolina has ten ski areas which are expected to draw half a million people during the 1979-1980 season.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 2, Feb 1980, p17-18, 46-47, il
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30698
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The ski season in North Carolina usually lasts from November until late March or early April, depending on conditions. The North Carolina mountains have the highest elevation in the South, receive abundant snowfall, and ski areas have the latest snowmaking capabilities to completely cover the slopes. This guide highlights seven popular ski resorts in the western region, and provides statistics and a description of their services.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 43 Issue 1, Jan 2011, p14-15, il, por
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