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Alpine Ski Center
Banner Elk, NC
Mon-Tues: 8am - 11pm
Saturday: 8am - 11pm
Sunday: 8pm - 11pm
Meet the Banner Elk Staff
Alpine Ski Center
Ski & Snowboard Rentals
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Over 37 years of expertise!
Alpine Ski Center has been the #1 Ski & Snowboard shop in the Southeast since 1976. Since the early beginnings of skiing in the South, Alpine has been available to provide excellent service to customers across the region. Come check out Alpine, we promise we love skiing and snowboarding as much as you do!
Mark Newton: Store Manager
Runs one of North America’s top 60 Snow sports shops (voted by readers of Ski Magazine 4 years in a row as Ski Magazines Gold Medal Ski Shops)
15th year with Alpine, 14 years with Alpine's ski and snowboard Demo team, 9 years as Alpine Rental manager, current position as Banner Elk's Store Manager.
Skier for 20 years at Ski-LL 9, Snowboarder for over 15 years.
Mark is an avid Road and Mountain Bike Cyclist with other sports interests include Backpacking, Hiking, Disc Golf, Downhill Mountain Bike racer, and is an exceptional Photographer as well.
Mark has some great animals-two fat cats names Louie and Bella and 1/2 owner to an awesome blue-eyed dog named Indy.
Leslie Thurman: Sales Associate
6th year with Alpine and we are happy to have her!
Skier for 9 years at Ski-LL 7.
Other interests include Camping, Hiking, and she loves hanging out with her dogs.
Bryan McCutchen: Rental Manager
7th year with Alpine, 11 yrs experience in the ski & snowboard industry, 3 years with Alpine's ski and snowboard demo team, 6 years as Alpine Rental manager, current position as Banner Elk's Rental Manager.
Skier for 11 years at Ski-LL 8, Snowboarder for over 2 years.
Other interests include Mountain Biking, BMX, Road Cyclist, Drums, Disc Golf, Fly Fishing, Karate in the Snow, and loves his three dogs Shake, Campbell and Dabou (aka The Clues) The Clues is a big fan of Bob Dylan and sings along with the Harmonica.
Jorge Villanueva: Asst. Rental Manager
2nd year with Alpine, 1 year with Alpine's ski and snowboard demo team and we are very happy to have him.
Skier for 20 years at Ski-LL 6/7
Other interests include Motorcycles, Jet skis, Baseball, Basketball and Hiking.
Proud owner of a Kitty Cat named "Lola Maria"
Bert Stirton: Rental/Repair Manager
3rd year with Alpine, 2nd year with Alpine's ski and snowboard demo team.
Skier for 32 years at Ski-LL 9
Bert is also a professional River Guide since 1996. He also enjoys Kayaking, BMX, Disc Golf, Fishing, 4wheeling, Motorcross, Hunting, Hiking and Camping.
Has a beautiful daughter named Jayden who takes up most of his spare time along with his four crazy boxers-who keep eating the deer.
3440 Tynecastle Highway Unit B, Banner Elk NC 28604
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