NC Ski Report

That’s a wrap for the 2016-2017 NC Ski Season. All of the NC Ski Areas are now closed.

Appalachian Ski Mountain

Appalachian Ski Mountain Slope Cam

**Slope hours changed to 9am -6pm March 19-25**

Overnight Snowmaking, Great Conditions for last 3 days of Season!
App Ski Mtn. made snow as promised overnight Wednesday night, offering excellent conditions on all 9 open slopes for the last bit of the season!

Enjoy the best possible March conditions at ASM the rest of the week!

Remember, the Annual Winter Meltdown Games will be going on Saturday, March 25 – crazy events you won’t see any other time of the year, with lots of snow, sun, and skin. The Meltdown events will now be consolidated into one super fun day on Saturday!

Due to forecasted rains and thunderstorms on Sunday, March 26, ASM will now close for the season on Saturday, March 25 at 6pm.

Appalachian is also offering a special for any passholder of any Southeast ski area. Present your season pass to any Southeast resort at our Main Office, and ski or ride any day or night for the rest of the season for only $20!


Cataloochee Ski Area live webcam
Webcam courtesy of Cataloochee Ski Area – Thank You!

Snow Report Update
After 108 days of skiing and riding, we are now closed for the 2016-17 season. We appreciate each of you who visited with us this season and we are definitely looking forward to the 2017-18 season, which begins for us ata Cataloochee on Monday morning.

For those of you who missed the Big Pass Sale, sale pass pricing is still available on the web through midnight March 26. Don’ t miss this last opportunity to save. Pass pricing is at its lowest price of this year and next. Click here to purchase.

NOTICE TO OUR GUESTS…please do not use your GPS or IPhone Map app to bring you to the ski area and DO NOT use any mapping that includes the words Scenic View Dr. This is incorrect and a mapping error that takes you up a dead end private road.

To get to the ski area, come through the town of Maggie Valley turn onto Fie Top Road (at Ghost Town in the Sky and across from Tube World) and continue up that road for 3 miles and then 1 mile across on Ski Lodge Road to the ski area. Do not turn off of Fie Top Road onto any other road other than Ski Lodge Road. Also, Tube World is located at the base of the mountain in the town of Maggie Valley and not at the ski area. They are situated on Soco Road across from Ghost Town.

Our rental shop in Maggie Valley, Cataloochee Ski & Sports, is open daily. Be sure to stop there for your discounted rentals and all accessories you might need prior to your day on the slopes.

Don’t forget if you have a current season pass to any other area, you can bring your pass to Cataloochee and receive $10 off your day’s lift ticket.

Google Maps Provide the Only Accurate Driving Directions to Ski Area!
After many years of directing Cataloochee skiers and snowboarders over sometimes impassable roads, Google Maps provides the only accurate driving directions to the ski area from your point of origin. Google Maps is the ONLY mapping service to provide accurate directions at the current time. Please remember to use this service when planning your trip to the area. GPS devices and other mapping services provide directions over a limited access, unmaintained dirt road.

Like us on Facebook and Twitter or to sign up here for our e-newsletter Cat Tracks Online, look for us on the web for more information on or Kids Stay and Ski Free program.

Beech Mountain

End of Season Celebration! Final Day is Saturday, March 25th!
Posted on March 24, 2017
Beech Mountain Resort is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Saturday, March 25th. Join us this Saturday to celebrate another great season! Enjoy a fun day of skiing and a cookout on the Lodge deck. The Beech Mountain Brewing Co. will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. It’s been an incredible season! Our success can only be attributed to the continued support of our customers. In appreciation for your loyalty, we will have a cookout on Saturday, March 25th. Join us in the Lodge, after a long day of spring skiing. Grab a bite from the grill or a drink. The beer will be flowing and so will the fun! See you on the slopes!

March Discounts on Tickets & Equipment Rental!
March Discounts begin Monday, March 6th and runs through the remainder of the ski season. During March Madness, skiers and snowboarders receive 25 percent off all lift tickets and rental equipment. This special deal is available seven days a week and cancels out all other discount promotions, except for the school snow day special.


Sugar Mountain Base Cam

Happy Spring! Sugar Mountain Resort is closed for the season. We would like to thank you for visiting and helping us have a great season.
We hope to see you this summer. Please check our events page for summer activities

Wolf Ridge

Friday, March 10. 2017
CLOSED: For The Season
The Wolf Will be Closed tomorrow and for the Season. Unfortunately we just discovered this evening that our Quad Lift ( the main lift for the slopes ) was damaged by the electrical storm we had on Thursday morning. Though we were so excited about getting open tomorrow, just in time for the 5 days of snow being forecast for our area, the lift damage is too extensive for us to get repaired before next weekend. Therefore we have made the decision to go ahead and close the slopes for the season. Thank you again for your support and making the Wolf the Great slopes they are!!!

Sapphire Valley

Click Here for Sapphire Valley’s Snow Report

Ski Sapphire Valley is now closed for the 2016-2017 Season.

Due to Spring like weather and a forecast that does not provide for any snow-making opportunities for the next 10 days, the Ski Area is closed.

Thanks to everyone who visited as we had a great time! Plan to visit with us this spring, summer and fall!

Thank you to all the people who work hard to make skiing in NC as much fun as it is!

Wolf Ridge
Sapphire Valley

I love fall, when the ski movies start dropping.
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Think COLD! Watch Ski Movies!
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10,000 for watching it naked
-500 if you fall out of your chair laughing
1,500 if you call your mother while watching
(Did you know that Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have combined operations? The Squallywood book needs a new chapter. )

(No, I don’t mean the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors.)

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