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Ski Resorts in the Southeastern United States


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More Ski Resorts in North Carolina
Skiing is a wonderful way to enjoy the beautiful mountians of North Carolina.

Skiing is a wonderful way to enjoy the beautiful mountians of North Carolina.

Photo by Bill Russ: Courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development
Beech Mountain Resort
Beech Mountain, North Carolina - Blue Ridge Mountains

At 5506 feet above sea level, Ski Beech is the highest ski resort in Eastern North America. Beginning as a private resort development in the mid 1960's, Beach Mountain offers a winter wonderland experience including 16 trail serviced by 7 lifts, two terrain parks, a delightful outdoor skating rink and a charming Alpine-style village.

Sugar Mountain Resort
Sugar Mountain / Banner Elk, North Carolina - Blue Ridge Mountains

Located two miles east Banner Elk, Sugar Mountain Resort is North Carolina's largest ski area with 1155 skiable acres and a vertical drop of 1,200 feet. This popular resort offers roughly five miles of skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing areas, including 20 slopes (15 lighted for night skiing) and multiple snow tubing runs. There are four double chairlifts, including the two longest in North Carolina, one triple chairlift, one t-bar, one handle tow and two magic carpets, including one for the Tubing Park.

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort
Mars Hill, North Carolina - Blue Ridge Mountains

Located only 30 minutes from Asheville in western North Carolina, Wolf Ridge Ski Resort offers 19 slopes serviced by two quad chairlifts, two double chairlifts and one surface lift. Boardwalk, a one-half mile run that opened in 2006, winds through a ski tunnel and Park Place, a new terrain park that offers plenty of snowboarding action. Free shuttle service is available to Wolf Ridge Tubing, which is located roughly a mile from the slopes.

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