Lees-McRae College Family and Friends Ski Weekend

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Get ready to hit the slopes with your Bobcat family! We’re counting down to one of our favorite weekends of the year—Family and Friends Ski Weekend at Beech Mountain Resort, open to all alumni, students, families, and friends. Bring the whole family and take advantage of the discounted lift ticket and rental prices! Join us for a day or for the whole weekend. Register early while tickets are available. Register here!

Please note: As we monitor the ongoing pandemic, events and plans may change based on state and federal regulations. All guests will be asked to follow the Ski Well, Be Well safety protocols and the Beech Mountain Resort health and safety measures.

 

Schedule of Events

THURSDAY, FEB. 25

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Register below for discounted lift tickets and rentals.

Lunch and Learn: Ski Industry Business and Instruction program
Noon–1 p.m. Virtual via Zoom (Join the event)

Join our February Alumni Association Lunch & Learn to discover the Ski Industry Business and Instruction program and the Brigham Classroom at Beech Mountain. This new program is the first of its kind in the Southeast and only the third at an institution on the east coast.

Our guests include Katie Wall and Talia Freeman ’07. Wall is the Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the Outdoor Recreation Management academic program and oversees the Ski Industry Business and Instruction academic program. Talia Freeman is an alumna, adjunct faculty member at Lees-McRae, and the Marketing Director at Beech Mountain Resort. She was instrumental in creating and building the partnership between Lees-McRae and Beech Mountain Resort.
Schedule of Events:

THURSDAY, FEB. 25
Ladies’ Night at Beech Mountain Resort
5–9 p.m.

Ladies’ Complimentary Snowboard Demo
5–9 p.m.

Outdoor Programs Tubing Trip
6 p.m. ($15 per person – Register)

FRIDAY, FEB. 26

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Register HERE for discounted lift tickets and rentals.

Ski and Snowboard Team Reunion
6–7 p.m. Virtual via Zoom (Join the event)
Calling all Ski and Snowboard team alumni! Join the current athletes for a celebration surrounding the team’s legacy.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 27

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Register here for discounted lift tickets and rentals.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 28

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Register HERE for discounted lift tickets and rentals.

Brigham Classroom Open House
10 a.m.–4 p.m. in the Lodge
In celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Dr. Thomas Brigham Classroom, tours of the classroom space will be offered by appointment. To schedule a tour, contact Katie Talbert at [email protected] or 828.898.2489.

Outdoor Programs Ice Skating Trip
1 p.m. ($5 per person – Register)

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