Family and Friends Ski Weekend

Feb. 25–28, 2021

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.

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.

Registration for Discounted Lift Tickets and Rentals

Sign up for discounted lift tickets and rentals using the form below. Payment will be made at Beech Mountain Resort on the day you arrive, and tickets can be redeemed during the hours of 8 a.m.–4 p.m. You'll receive the group rate pricing throughout the entire weekend! With questions, email groups@skibeech.com.

View discounted rates

 
Schedule of Events

THURSDAY, FEB. 25

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Register above 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.
 

Ladies' Night at Beech Mountain Resort
5–9 p.m.

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

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

FRIDAY, FEB. 26

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Register above 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 us for a virtual reunion of the Ski and Snowboard Team to celebrate the team's legacy. Meet with Head Coach Aaron Maas and the 2020–21 Ski and Snowboard Team members. Learn about the current Ski and Snowboard team program, while we reminisce on old stories and relive the glory days!

SATURDAY, FEB. 27

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

SUNDAY, FEB. 28

All-day Skiing and Snowboarding
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Register above 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 talbertk@lmc.edu or 828.898.2489.

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



Check out photos from the 2020 Family and Friends Ski Weekend!

Questions?

Contact Director of Alumni Relations Katie Talbert at talbertk@lmc.edu or 828.898.2489.