Beech Mountain (5505') is a major ski attraction in the southeast. Highway 184 heads up the mountain, with a lot of switchbacks. There are restaurants, shops, resorts, and many places to stay on top of Beech Mountain. Banner Elk sits about 2000 feet below the mountain, and Boone is about 20 miles away.
|Range/Region:||Blue Ridge Mountains|
|Best months for climbing:||Jan, Feb, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Dec|
|Nearest major airport:||Asheville|
|Convenient Center:||Banner Elk|
Thanks to Dale Kolsan for adding this peak.
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Dale Kolsan on Jan 06, 2000Beech Mountain is a good place to stay if you want to see several attractions, like Grandfather Mountain, Roan Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad, Blue Ridge Parkway, Boone, Blowing Rock, and others. It is...