Winter Guide: Resort Q & A:

Average Inches of Snowfall? 80

Number of Slopes? 17

Skiable Acres? 95

Backcountry Access? No

Pass Prices?
Adult Day/Twilight $40.00 (Weekday) $67.00 (Weekend/Holiday)
Adult Half Day $30.00 (Weekday) $52.00 (Weekend/Holiday)
Adult Night $27.00 (Weekday) $34.00 (Weekend/Holiday)
Adult Beech Pass $52.00 (Weekday) $79.00 (Weekend/Holiday)
Jr. & Sr. Day/Twilight $30.00 (Weekday) $47.00 (Weekend/Holiday)
Jr.& Sr. Half Day $20.00 (Weekday) $37.00 (Weekend/Holiday)
Jr.& Sr. Night $20.00 (Weekday) $27.00 (Weekend/Holiday)
Junior Beech Pass $40.00 (Weekday) $59.00 (Weekend/Holiday)

Opening Day Date? November 24

Driving Distance to Nearest Major City/Cities?

  • Washington, D.C. (6 hours and 50 minutes)
  • Richmond, VA (5 hours and 44 minutes)
  • Charlottesville, VA (5 hours)
  • Roanoke, VA (3 hours and 30 minutes)
  • Lexington KY (5 hours and 20 minutes)
  • Charlotte, NC (2 hours and 40 minutes)
  • Winston Salem, NC (2 hours and 20 minutes)
  • Atlanta, GA (5 hours)
  • Chattanooga, TN (4 hours and 15 minutes)


Q: What’s new?

The new Rossignol Ski Experience Center offers the latest collection of high-performance ski and snowboard rental equipment, including the brand new Rossignol Experience skis and boots for men and women.

Rent the best in ski equipment at our renovated Ski Beech Rental Shop, conveniently located in the slope-side ski center building. You’ll find a wide variety of rental options.

You can now conveniently purchase your lift/slope ticket at the ticket booth adjacent to the Play Yard in front of the Lodge.

Q: What are the best après ski activities at the resort and in the area?

At the end of the day, the fun doesn’t stop at Beech Mountain. Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday night, and Trivia nights every Thursday.

There are countless events going on at Beech Mountain throughout the season. You can find a full list of events here.

Beech Mountain Brewing Company — our on-site brewery — is reopening on December 1! We’ve updated it with new technology, meaning our brewing will be more efficient and boost our quality and consistency, along with new exciting recipes. We have also renovated our tap room to allow patrons more room and allow you to watch our brewing process in action.

Q: What are your best runs and why?

We have a variety of slopes ranging from beginner to intermediate. Customers love the technicality of White Lightning and the beauty and ease of the Oz run.

Q: Where do you recommend visitors buy their gear?

Ski Beech Sports! Our on-site shop has a wide variety of attire and gear to get you on the slopes!

Q: What are the best off-the-slope activities that you offer?

Beech Mountain Brewing Company is a must visit with live music each weekend, and if you want some additional winter fun check out our 7,000 square foot ice skating rink and our state-of-the-art tubing park.

Q: Where do you suggest your visitors stay in the area? And if they want to buy in the area?

Visit for all lodging needs and real estate questions!

Q: What do you offer beginners who want to learn to ski?

We offer a variety of lessons for beginners. Snow Kamp, our first-time lesson for kids ages 3-5, is the perfect way to introduce your child to the slopes. For kids ages 6-14, Traxx offers an all-day ski lesson, and Burton Learn to Ride shows you everything you need to know to start snowboarding. The Ski & Ride School also offers customizable lessons for adults, whether they’re just setting out skiing or snowboarding, or wanting to learn new tricks

Q: Are there any good family friendly activities at the resort?

Everything about Beech is family friendly. We pride ourselves on providing a family atmosphere. Over the holidays we have fireworks, family feud night, bingo, live music, Santa and more!