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Beech Mountain Resort this Winter with Talia Freeman

Segment 3, January 13th, 2024

Beech Mountain Resort in Beech Mountain, NC, is the highest altitude ski resort on the East Coast.  Talia Freeman returns to the Carolina Outdoors to talk about the season, investments in equipment, & snow tubing on this edition of the Carolina Outdoors.

During the conversation you’ll learn about the Village at the base of the mountain that hosts lodging, food, music, and more.  Add a terrain park, ice skating, equipment & apparel rental & Beech Mountain Resort becomes a one stop shop for a winter outdoor enthusiast.

Plus, if you need cold weather clothes for a trip to the mountains, remember the Carolina Outdoors is powered by local outdoor outfitter, Jesse Brown’s.


Sugar Mountain Skiing with Kim Jochl

Segment 2, December 30th, 2023

It’s wintertime and folks not only from the Carolinas but up and down the eastern seaboard are making the trip to the largest ski resort in North Carolina! Sugar Mountain Resort is the destination of the season and Kim Jochl joins the Carolina Outdoors podcast to discuss all things Ski Sugar.

Kim Jochl is an aviator, multiple time author, ski athlete, and helps to run the show up on Sugar Mountain.

With freezing temperatures at night and milder temperatures during the days, the Sugar Moutain snow blowers are on full force helping to widen slopes and create the best possible powder for skiers and snowboarders.

Sugar Mountain Resort invests every year in their snow making infrastructure in order to create quality slopes. From the external snow machines to the internal system of pipes and pumps, keeping the entire system up to date is crucial to providing great conditions to all skiers and snowboarders. Many technological improvements have also been made in recent years to help efficiency of sales, rentals, lines, etc. up on Sugar Mountain.

From first-time beginners to expert racers, there is something on Sugar Mountain for you! Jochl discusses the importance of preparation for your day on the slopes regardless of skill level. Charlotte outdoor store, Jesse Brown’s has all the coats, warm base layers, gloves, hats, or even sun protection you could need out on the mountain!

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Learning A Lot PLUS February 2nd Via Facebook Live With Jesse Brown’s!

(From 1.28.23, Segment 4)

Join us at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 2nd, for a Facebook Live taping of the Carolina Outdoors.  You can participate by saying hello, asking questions or sharing some of your favorite fly fishing areas & hikes.