Sugar Mountain Ski Resort
North Carolina's largest ski area. With ski slopes, a terrain park, ice skating, tube park, snowshoeing, slopeside lodging and more they have it all.
Closest Town: Banner Elk, North Carolina
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise1200 ft
Base Elevation4100 ft
Summit Elevation5300 ft
Annual Snowfall70 inches
Number of Trails20
Skiable Acres115
Longest Runn/a
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts6
High Speed Six Chairs0
High Speed Quad Chairs0
Quad Chairs0
Triple Chairs1
Double Chairs4
Surface Lifts2
Lift Capacity8800 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 11/15/19
Season 2019Opened 11/15/18
Season 201811/20/17 to 04/01/18 (133 days)
Season 201711/21/16 to 03/20/17 (120 days)
Season 201611/16/15 to 03/23/16 (129 days)
Season 201511/02/14 to 03/27/15 (146 days)
Season 201411/13/13 to 03/28/14 (136 days)
Season 201310/30/12 to 03/30/13 (152 days)
Sugar Mountain Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Snowshoe Trails
Snow Tubing
Terrain Park
Features in the terrain park are constantly being maintained or changed based on weather and snow conditions.

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Sugar Mountain Ski Resort.
Status: Open for Events/Activities

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/22/19
(12 and over)
Regular $54 $77
Low $37 $46
Price lows reflect midweek non holiday rates. March Madness discounted rates available.

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

Sorry, no discount lift tickets are current available for Sugar Mountain Ski Resort


Lodging at Base
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Kids Program
Womens Program
Ski Lessons Available
Snowboard Lessons
Equipment Rentals

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