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Explore the world of snowmaking

Cataloochee Ski Area opened  for the season Nov. 29. File photo Cataloochee Ski Area opened for the season Nov. 29. File photo

Go behind the scenes with snowmaking at Cataloochee Ski area with field trips offered Tuesday, Jan. 23, and Tuesday, Feb. 13. 

The program is designed to offer STEM, science and math principles within a two-hour period and will include a lecture, guided tour and visual experience looking at the world of snowmaking. Topics will include what snowmaking is, what elements it requires, what results it provides and a chance to ask questions.

The program is open to six adults and 12 youth, with online registration required by Saturday, Dec. 23. There is no cost, but the field trip does not include a lift ticket.

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