Musings from the Mountains

We’ve experienced a bit of winter weather the last couple of weeks.  However, at my home we’ve only had one 2-inch snowfall, which was gone overnight, and a couple of dustings.  I live about half-way up a mountain, and those who live above 3500- or 4000-feet elevation have had considerable snow.  We did have one morning where the temperature was only 6 degrees at the house, but overall, the temperatures have not been too bad for January.  The weatherman tells me it will be 60 degrees or better tomorrow.  A little heat wave will be welcome indeed.

Cataloochee Ski Area has done an exceptional job of blowing snow this winter, and hopefully has experienced a great ski season.  As of today, Cataloochee has a 36- to 72-inch base of packed powder with 2 inches of natural snow.  5 of 5 lifts are open and 17 of 18 trails are open.  Snow making was in progress this morning and they are open from 9AM to 10PM, currently doing night skiing.  Remember, you can go to and see live webcams from the ski area.

Here’s hoping everyone has a wonderful February!  Remember, if you have any real estate questions, please let us know.  We can help.