North Carolina Ski Resorts : NC Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing, Ski Schools, Rentals

Go skiing in Western North Carolina at Blowing Rock, Maggie Valley, Seven Devils, Sapphire, Scaly Mountain, Beech Mountain, Sugar Mountain and Mars Hill.

Amenities at NC ski vacation resorts include chairlifts, surface lifts, rentals, instruction, group rates, food, lodging, lounge, nursery, snowboarding, night skiing, ice skating and tubing runs. There are ski slopes for beginners, intermediate and expert skiers. Most ski areas have snowmaking machines that use temperature and humidity level readings so the snow machines can maximize their capacity. Lodges offer roaring fires in fireplaces with refreshments in which to warm yourself beside the fire after a bout of skiing. Chairlifts offer scenic views of the mountains.

Banner Elk is at the foot of Beech Mountain.

Appalachian Ski Mountain is in Boone. The vertical drop in slopes here is 365. There are 9 slopes, 3 chairlifts and 2 surface lifts. Go snowboarding, night skiing and ice skating. Rent ski equipment. Take ski lessons at the French Swiss Ski College. Get group rates. Eat at the restaurant. Enjoy the lounge. Take a break from the kids by using the nursery. This is a family resort and is open from mid November through March. Browse the gift shop for souvenirs.

Beech Mountain Ski Resort is 5506 feet in elevation. It is the highest ski resort in eastern North America. Go Alpine skiing, night skiing,  snowboarding, and ice skating. The vertical drop in slopes here is 830. There are 15 slopes, 7 chairlifts, 3 surface lifts. You can rent ski equipment. Take ski instructions for both adult and child. Get Group rates. Enjoy good food. Rest up in the Lounge. Take a break from the kids by using the nursery.

Hawksnest golf and Ski Resort is at Seven Devils. The vertical drop is 619. There are 14 slopes, 2 chairlifts and 3 surface lifts. Rent ski equipment. Take ski lessons at the school. Get group rates. Enjoy food at the restaurant. Go snowboarding, night skiing and tubing.

Sapphire Valley Ski area is in Sapphire. The vertical drop here is 200. There are 2 slopes, 1 chairlift and 1 surface lift. Rent ski equipment. Take ski lessons. Get group rates. Enjoy food at the restaurant. Rest in the lounge. Go snowboarding and night skiing.

Sugar Mountain Resort is on Sugar Mountain. The vertical drop here is 1200. There are 20 slopes, 5 chairlifts and 3 surface lifts. Rent ski equipment. Take ski lessons. Get group rates. Enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Rest at the lounge. Take a break from the kids using their nursery. Go snowboarding, night skiing, and tubing.

Ski Resorts near Asheville NC

Cataloochee Ski Resort is in Maggie Valley just 30 minutes from Asheville. The vertical drop is 740 here. There are 10 slopes, 3 chairlifts and 1 surface lift. Rent ski equipment. Take ski lessons for both child and adult. Get group rates. Eat at the restaurant. Relax in the lounge. Go nowboarding, night skiing and tubing. Snowmaking machines, gentle slopes for beginners and more challenging slopes for intermediate or seasoned experts.

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort is near Mars Hill, 30 minutes from Asheville, 5 miles from i26 at exit 3. The vertical slope is 700 and 82 acres of skiable terrain. There are 17 slopes, 4 chairlifts, a magic carpet, 2 quads, and 1 surface lift. Rent ski equipment. Take ski lessons. Get group rates. Eat at the restaurant. Relax and warm yourself beside one of the 3 roaring fireplaces. Take a break from the kids using the nursery. Go snow boarding and night skiing. Snow making machines can serve 5500 per hour. Season passes are available. There is an Upper Wolf Ridge lodge, a lower Wolf Ridge lodge and a Breakaway mountain village.

Mars Hill Hotels near Wolf Laurel Ski Resorts

Southernmost Ski Resort in NC

Scaly Mountain snow tubing area is the southernmost ski resort in North Carolina. It is located near Highlands on hwy. 106. The vertical drop is 100. There are 2 slopes and 1 surface lift. Rent equipment. Get group rates. Eat at the restaurant. Relax at the lounge. Go snowtubing.