Appalachian Ski Mtn. has set the Meltdown Games for Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27.

"Winter isn't over until we say it is," quoth Appalachian's Drew Stanley. "Come enjoy Appalachian's classic end of the winter celebration. It's a full weekend of crazy events you won't see any other time of the year, with lots of snow, sun, and skin."

The Winter Meltdown Games schedule Saturday March 26: The Impossible Box Contest is at 10:30 a.m., the Cardboard Box Derby is at 11:30 a.m., ski and snowboard Big Air is at 1:30 p.m., and the Trash Bag Downhill Race is at 5 p.m.

The K2 Pop This High Ollie Contest is at 11:30 a.m., the Pond Skim and Costume Contest is at 2 p.m., and the Chinese Downhill is at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 27.

All events are free with a lift ticket.  Participants are encouraged to take their best shot at tons of prize categories.

The Meltdown Games are sponsored by Skullcandy, Atomic, Red Bull, Burton, Forum, Smith Optics, Salomon, Spyder, 686, Rip Curl, Nordica, Volcom, Electric, Roxy, Dragon, Mental, Dakine, Line, 686, Rossignol, Spy, Bern, Screamer, Wigwam, Seirus, Kombi, POW, and Chaos.

More information. Or call 828-295-7828.