[R369R, Ski Beech Mountain Resort] in North Carolina offers the 30/20 Plan for the 2010-11 season.

Ski lift tickets cost $30 for day/twilight skiing and riding Monday through Friday, $20 for half days Monday through Friday, and $20 for nights Monday through Thursday.

The offer is for non-holiday periods.

Beech also offers School Daze, with $15 lift ticket and $15 ski rentals on snow days for teachers and students whose school is closed due to snow. This offer is good for day sessions only, and excludes Christmas holidays, MLK, and President's Day.

The area has Military Discounts, with discounted lift tickets to United States military personnel and their immediate family members. This discount can be redeemed at any ticketing window, and is available weekends only.

The season hasn't begun, but Beech is looking ahead to Spring Fever Blowout. Beginning Monday, March 8, day and twilight lift tickets are $20, and half-day and night tickets are $10, seven days a week, until the end of the ski season.

Ski Beech boasts a base elevation of 5,505 feet above sea level, making it the highest ski resort in eastern North America. Beech has 15 slopes including terrain parks, a half-pipe, and a family tubing park. The area has a vertical drop of 830 feet, and its trails are served by a new high-speed quad, a fixed-grip quad, five doubles, and two surface lifts. Beech has new management this season, as well as new groomers, a new terrain park and more.

More information. Or call 800-438-2093.