There is one plus to the recent Arctic Blast, the staff at Cloudmont Ski Resort has made lots of snow.
Cloudmont is a small ski hill in an unlikely location, Mentone, Alabama. A little gem tucked away on the road just past Desoto State Park, convenient to Northwest Georgia and surrounding areas. Cloudmont Ski Resort is the most southeastern ski mountain in the nation. Cloudmont was the first and is still the only ski hill in Alabama. Giving us Southerns our very own Rocky Mountain experience without the travel.
Cloudmont has been bringing winter to Alabama for nearly 50 years. Jack Jones and Jack Jones, Jr. started the ski resort in 1970 and the same family still runs the day to day operations.
The Ski Resort has nine cabins for over night stays and hours are 10-4pm and then 6-10pm on weekdays, 9-4pm and 6-10pm on the weekend. Ski season in Alabama is open until March 15th. For mor