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Sugar Mountain Resort, North Carolina

Elevation

Base
4100 feet
Base
Summit
5300 feet
Summit
Vertical Drop
1200 feet
Vertical Drop

Lifts

High Speed Six
1
High Speed Six
Triple Chair
1
Triple Chair
Double Chairs
4
Double Chairs
Surface Lifts
2
Surface Lifts

Terrain

Beginner Runs
33 %
Beginner Runs
Intermediate Runs
43 %
Intermediate Runs
Advanced Runs
19 %
Advanced Runs
Expert Runs
5 %
Expert Runs
Total Runs
21
Total Runs
Terrain Parks
1
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
2 miles
Longest Run
Skiable Terrain
125 acres
Skiable Terrain
Snowmaking Area
125 acres
Snowmaking Area

Opening and closing dates

Season Open Date Close Date
2017/2018 11/20/2017 03/24/2018 (estimated)
2016/2017 11/21/2016 03/20/2017
2015/2016 11/15/2015 03/23/2016
2014/2015 11/02/2014 03/29/2015

Lift ticket and season pass prices

Category Age restrictions Price (USD unless otherwise stated)
Adult 12 & over $74
Child 4 & under Free
Child 5 - 11 $51
Season Pass
(2017-2018 Season Pass - 1st Family Member)
$770

Overall Rating

3.9 / 5 Good

based on 7 reviews

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Availability, quality and pricing of lodging

Lodging

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness

Latest reviews

Score: 3.9 / 5Dec 05, 2017
For North Carolina, this place is awesome. Easy to get to from Charlotte or points south, it's a real mountain without having to get on a plane. The lifts and facilities are top notch, and honestly the terrain is pretty good too. The acreage is obviously limited, what with this ... More
Jim O. intermediate snowboarder
Score: 3.5 / 5Nov 29, 2017
Sugar Mountain Resort is a nice resort to learn to ski at. Although it is not the best for more advanced skiers. Also the snow isn’t good at all unless you come while it’s snowing. Can also be very icy at times. ... More
Thomas M. advanced skier
Score: 2.8 / 5Nov 06, 2017
Limited snow since this is in the south but one of the best along with Beech Mountain which is better in my opinion since it is higher elevation. Beech Mt is not on your list ... More
Charles W. advanced skier
Score: 4 / 5Oct 23, 2017
One of the better resorts in NC. My top choice in the state. Speed lift now makes it a lot better than before. Terrain park is rarely open though. Like the option of 2 blacks and an easy blue at the top of the mountain.
Kevin M.
Score: 4 / 5Oct 11, 2017
Sugarbowl resort is a great place to snowboard and ski. Just off of i80 it's an easy drive to get to. All of the staff are friendly and helpful no matter what's the situation. Nice and wide open especially after opening up the new lift a few years ago. I would recommend this ... More
Brad
Score: 4 / 5Oct 04, 2017
The only resort that I have been to here on the east coast. Lots of fun to ride. I really enjoy the terrain here. I hope this next season is epic. I have been to west coast ski resorts and moved to the east. Still exploring resorts here.
Anthony K.