Beech Mountain Resort is 100% open with a solid 76Ã¢â‚¬Â base. The resort staff is working hard to keep the snow groomed and at perfection. The temperatures have dropped each evening, ensuring that our base will hold for weeks to come!
The popular Under Armour 3rd Rail Jam, a tour that showcases some of the best in snowsports, will make a stop at Beech Mountain Resort on Saturday, February 26. Featuring slopeside graffiti art, a freestyle MC bunker battle, hip-hop music and the winner-takes-all rail jam, the event will take place at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. and costs $25. The rail competition has four different divisionsÃ¢â‚¬â€15 and under, all girls, best of the breed and skiersÃ¢â‚¬â€with prizes given out in each group. 3rd RailÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s nonprofit partner this year is Amped4aCure, and $5 of every registration fee will go to this beneficiary that supports cancer research through music.
After watching or competing in the events, an after party featuring New Jersey rapper Timmy Grins and DJ Image will take place at 9:00 p.m. Grins, a rapper who has dedicated much of his time and music to battling alcoholism after strugglingwith the disease for years, appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in November of last year. Grins will speak about his journey at Lees-McRae College on Thursday, February 24, at 7pm.
Verizon Wireless is now offering the Apple iPhone to customers, which means Verizon customers can now download the Beech Mountain Resort iPhone application. Check out current slope conditions with a live weather feed, interactive trail map, live web camera, contact information, events, and specials! For more information visit www.skibeech.com.