February 05, 2014
Ski Beech Blast -- February 22

Escape to the mountains for Lees-McRae College's Ski Beech Blast at Beech Mountain Resort! Scheduled for Saturday, February 22, the event will offer Lees-McRae College alumni, students, faculty, staff and families all day (9 a.m. to 10 p.m.) lift tickets for only $30! Additionally, the Pinnacle Inn, Beech Mountain is offering a 10% discount for Lees-McRae affiliates.

The fun doesn’t stop at the prices, it’s also 80s weekend on the slopes so don’t forget to grab your legwarmers and parachute pants. After a day of skiing and snowboarding, you can come relax at the pizza reception in the Beech Tree Bar and Grille at 5 p.m. complete with tunes from the well-known band "The Breakfast Club.” There will also be appearances by Carolina Ghostbusters, a Mile-High Moonwalking Contest, a Totally Retro Apparel Contest, and 80s-themed specials on lodging, meals and ski rentals.

To register, contact Jillian Rosato, director of annual giving and alumni relations, at or 828.898.2534.

Click here to learn more about 80s weekend at Beech Mountain Resort

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Alumni enjoying last year's Ski Beech Blast
Alumni working the Lees-McRae table at last year's Ski Beech Blast
Children of Lees-McRae alumni with Carolina Ghostbusters during last year's Ski Beech Blast