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Outlook for this week In the North Carolina Mountains and the Southern Resorts

The Snow guns are full-on today and winter has returned to the southern mountains with highs in the 30’s and solid snowmaking each night through Sunday and beyond. Look for sunny skies and great packed powder conditions through the weekend.  Much colder temperatures moderate snow is forecast for next week starting on Monday

There's very nice conditions "Out West" - But there's Great skiing right in your back yard 

Today’s tip  There’s lots of snow on the slopes and the snow guns are running, so expect very nice slope conditions and a sunny weekend on the slopes. Forecasts call for  below average temps for the next 10 to 14 days and a couple of snow events early next week. So, make plans to be part of the fun!

click within resort box for current information and to see the web cams 

all of the resorts we report on have a click to their weather, web cams rates , etc.

North Carolina
 Sugar, Beech,  Wolf Ridge, Cataloochee, Appalachian 

Just click on the area you want to view or scroll down for a complete showing of ski and snowboarding resorts across the country.

click here for Banner Elk weather

 

West Virginia
 Winterplace, Snowshoe  
Virginia &  Tennessee
 Wintergreen, Ober Gatlinburg
Colorado & Montana
 Vail, Jackson Hole
Canada
 Whistler/Blackcomb

             click here for lodging for Sugar mountain, Banner Elk and Beech Mountain.    

 

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Sugar Mountain

click here for Sugar mountain conditions

Friday 2/5/16

click here for Sugar Mtn. weather  -   Sugar Mountain web cam  

click here for lodging for Sugar mountain, Banner Elk and Beech Mountain.
  

Sugar Mountain, near Banner Elk – 100% open, skiing and riding on all 21 slopes using 7 lifts including the high speed Summit Express on a 34 to 77” packed powder/ frozen granular base. 

 Tubing and Ice skating are open. Webcams look great and snowmaking is in progress 

 Today’s tip: With snowmaking expected everywhere in the South, you=ll need to wear goggles to protect your eyes while skiing and riding!

Sugar Mountain

RESORT INFO

Peak elevation  5200'
Longest run 7900', vertical  1200'
5 chair lifts, 2 surface lifts
full capacity snowmaking
ski school, tubing runs, nursery
restaurant and bar facilities

Lift Tickets    

Weekday

Weekend & Holiday

day  1/2 day nite
 su-thr
day 1/2 day nite
fri-sat
Adult $42 $32 $26 $70 $54 $34
Child  $33  $21  $21 $47 $35 $26
 

Session times

Day 1/2 day night twilight (day price) tubing sessions ice-skating sessions
9 to 4:30 12:30 to 4:30 6 to 10  12:30 to 10  10am to 10  10am to 10 

Ski Beech

for Ski Beech conditions

Friday 2/5/16

click here for Beech Mountain weather  

click here for lodging for Beech Mountain   

Ski Beech, near Banner Elk- skiing and riding from the top on 13 of 15 slopes (Oz Run closed) with machine groomed frozen granular surface using 4 lifts on a 22 to 70” base.

 The Tubing Park and Ice skating are open. Web cams look great and snowmaking is in progress       

Today’s tip: With snowmaking expected everywhere in the South, you=ll need to wear goggles to protect your eyes while skiing and riding!

Ski Beech

RESORT INFO

Peak elevation  5500
Longest run 4675', 
      830 vertical
7 chair lifts,                   3 surface lifts
full capacity snowmaking
ski school,   nursery
restaurant and bar facilities

Lift Tickets    

Weekday

Weekend & Holiday

day  1/2 day nite
 su-thr
day 1/2 day nite
fri-sat
Adult $37 $27 $25 $65 $50 $32
Child  $30  $20  $20 $45 $35 $25
 Ticket Sales Begin at 8:30       

Session times

Day 1/2 day night twilight check for nightly special certain days of the week
9 to 4:30 9 to 12:30& 1 to  4:30 6 to 10  1 to 10     

Cataloochee Ski Area 

Cataloochee conditions
call
800-768-3588

Friday 2/5/16

Cataloochee web cam - directions to Maggie Valley   Cataloochee weather   

Cataloochee, near Maggie Valley, NC –Today skiing from the top -100% open on all 18 slopes using 5 lifts on a 42 to 74” groomed packed powder base.  

Snowmaking is in progress. Tube world is open- check the web cams- super!

Today’s tip:  With snowmaking expected everywhere in the South, you=ll need to wear goggles to protect your eyes while skiing and riding!

Cataloochee 

Peak elevation 5400'
12 trails and slopes, 5  lifts
full capacity snowmaking
ski school, tubing,
restaurant  facilities.

Lift Tickets    

Weekday

Weekend & Holiday

day  1/2 day nite
 Tu-thr
day 1/2 day nite
fri-sat
Adult $40 $33 $24 $62 $51 $32
Child  $30  $23  $19 $45 $37 $28
 

Session times

Day 1/2 day night twilight    
9 to 4:30 1 to 4:30 6 to 10  1 to 10     

Appalachian Ski Mountain


call
800-322-2373

Friday 2/5/16

slope cam    

Appalachian Ski Mountain near Blowing Rock is skiing all 9 slopes and 3 terrain parks using 6 lifts on a 36 to 61”groomed base.  Snowmaking is in progress and ice skating is open.  

 

 
Wolf Ridge Ski Resort 

Wolf Ridge conditions 
call 800.817.4111

Friday 2/5/16

web cam  

Ski The Wolf near Asheville, NC- open today with 14 of 15 slopes using 2 lifts on a 50” groomed base.  tubing is open. Snowmaking is in progress

Wolf Ridge

Peak elevation 4700'
19 trails and slopes
6 lifts
full capacity
snowmaking
ski school, tubing,
restaurant facilities.

Lift Tickets    

Weekday

Weekend & Holiday

day  1/2 day nite
 su-thr
day 1/2 day nite
fri-sat
Adult $40 $26 $24 $56 $44 $44
student $31  $19  $20 $46 $32 $37
 

Session times

Day 1/2 day night twilight    
9 to 4:30+ 1 to 4:30 6 to 10  1 to 10     
Wintergreen, VA 

for  Wintergreen conditions
call
434-325-2200

Friday 2/5/16

wintergreen weather   

Wintergreen Resort in Virginia is Snowmaking is in progress  and  nice fluffy conditions for the weekend are expected . Today Wintergreen is operating  22 slopes using 4 lifts on a 24 to 48” base. Tubing is open

 

 

Winterplace  weather    

Winterplace in WVA –  open today with all 27 slopes using 4 lifts on a 30 to 60” groomed base. Tubing is open

7 to 12” of snow expected, open today with 25 of 27 slopes using 6 lifts on a 30 to 60” groomed base. Tubing is open.

Lift Tickets    

Weekday

Weekend & Holiday

day  1/2 day nite
 su-thr
day 1/2 day nite
fri-sat
Adult $50 na $31 $66 na $42
Child  $32  na  $20 $50 na $32
 

Session times

Day 1/2 day night twilight    
9 to 4:30 1 to 5 5 to 10  3 to 10

 Sun (1-10) 

   


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 Snowshoe, WV

for Snowshoe conditions

Friday 2/5/16

Snowshoe weather   

Snowshoe resort in W VA – today skiing 54 slopes using 12 lifts on a 40” groomed base.

Snowmaking is in progress. Snow is expected early next week

 

 

RESORT INFO Mountain statistics: elevation - 4848, longest run 1.5 miles, 100% snowmaking, 12 lifts, 57 slopes, night skiing, terrain park, tubing hill, snowboard park

 

 Ober Gatlinburg, TN

for Gatlinburg conditions
call 800-251-9202

Friday 2/5/16

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Ober Gatlinburg near Knoxville-  open today with 8 slopes using 3 lifts on a 27 to 35” groomed base. Snowmaking is in progress

Lift Tickets    

Weekday

Weekend & Holiday

day  1/2 day nite
 su-thr
day 1/2 day nite
fri-sat
Adult $36 $-- $20 $65 $-- $30
Child  $30  $--  $20 $55 $-- $30

 

Session times Day 1/2 day night twilight Check night/1/2 day sessions for availability
9 to 4 1 to 5 6 to 10   Sun (1-10)     
RESORT INFO Summit elevation is 3,300 feet, vertical of 600 feet, 8 trails with 3 chair lifts, 100% snowmaking capabilities
 

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 Vail, CO 

for Vail conditions
call 800-404-3535

Friday 2/5/16

Vail in Colorado–With 34 inches of snow last 7 days – turning sunny for 5 days, Vail is skiing  fluffy conditions on all 5267 acres – that’s 195 slopes, using 31 lifts on a 48” base

 

RESORT INFO summit elevation 11,480', vertical 3,360', 5164 total skiable area, 174 trails, longest run 4.5 miles, 33 lifts

 

 

   
 Jackson Hole, WY

for Jackson Hole slope report
call
1-888-DEEP-SNO

Friday 2/5/16

Jackson Hole in Wyoming –5” yesterday expecting mostly sunny skies, skiing nice conditions today with 121 slopes (51 groomers today) on a 72” base. 
RESORT INFO summit elevation 10,000', vertical 4139', 2850 skiable acres, 96 trails, 12 lifts,  longest run 3.5 miles,  terrain park.

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Whistler/Blackcomb, CAN

for Whistler conditions
call
1-800-766-0449

Friday 2/5/16

 

Whistler in Western Canada- 17” last week and maybe another 8” today then turning sunny for several days, you’ll find excellent slope conditions at Whistler. Today operating 200 runs (100 groomers) (8171 skiable acres) using 36 lifts on a 77” base

RESORT INFO summit elevation 12,510', vertical 4406', 3010 skiable acres, 82 trails, 20 lifts,  longest run 4.16 miles, 2 half pipes and 2 terrain parks.


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