Ready to hit the slopes? Cold weather has finally arrived in North Carolina’s ski country, so here’s a list to keep handy during winter months.
Schedules are subject to change on account of weather, plus many places have implemented new safety procedures because of the pandemic, so be sure to check each resort’s website for the most up-to-date information – we’ve included the links.
Appalachian Ski Mountain
940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock
Reservations are required for skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and equipment rental.
Adult lift tickets start at $46 on weekdays and $71 on weekends. night, half night and multi-day rates also available.
Ice skating costs $20 on weekdays and $24 on weekends. Price includes skate rental.
Beech Mountain Resort
1007 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain
Adult lift tickets start at $48 on weekdays and $79 on weekends; half day, multi-day and night rates also available.
Snow tubing is open. Tubing tickets cost $32 on weekdays and $38 on weekends.
1080 Ski Lodge Road, Maggie Valley
Open now through March.
Adult lift tickets start at $49 on weekdays and $79 on weekends; 4-hour, 6-hour and night rates are also available.
Additional activities include snow tubing, which is about 4 miles away from the slopes. Tubing tickets start at $32 on weekdays and $37 on weekends.
Sapphire Valley Ski Resort
127 Cherokee Trail, Sapphire
Open Friday through Sunday. Adult lift tickets start at $80; day only and twilight only rates also available.
Additional activities include snow tubing. Tubing tickets cost $30.
Sugar Mountain Ski Resort
1009 Sugar Mountain Drive, Banner Elk
Additional activities include snowboarding, snow tubing and ice skating.
Adult lift tickets start at $50 on weekdays and $84 on weekends; half day, twilight and night rates also available.
578 Valley View Circle, Mars Hill
Additional activities include snowboarding and snow tubing.
Adult lift tickets start at $47 on weekdays and $76 on weekends; half day, twilight, night and extended rates also available.
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