Winter in The High Country • Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snow tubing, zip lining, snowshoeing, and sledding. If you can do it on snow or ice, you can do it in the North Carolina High Country. NC is home to some of the highest ski areas in the Eastern US, and winter here brings a time to celebrate in stead of hibernate.
The North Carolina High Country has a wealth sights, sounds and attractions to offer. Family friendly activities span a broad spectrum. Whether you are looking for an old-time adventure through historic mountain towns, meandering through general stores and visiting old fashioned eateries
High Country Press, established by Ken Ketchie, is your hometown newspaper, serving Watauga and Avery Counties of Northwestern North Carolina. The paper is based in downtown Boone and focuses on covering news, community information and events in the surrounding area of the High Country.