Sugar Mountain Resort is located in the beautiful Village of Sugar Mountain, right off of Hwy 184. Sugar Mountain also boasts the largest vertical drop (1200 feet) in the state.
Sugar Mountain is the gem in the crown of the High Country in North Carolina. With a base elevation of 4000 feet and soaring to 5300 feet above sea level, our quaint all season vacation village is a slice of New England and Colorado in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Delightfully cool in the summer, crisp and snowy in winter. On Sugar Mountain you will enjoy skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, tubing and snow shoeing in winter; golf, tennis, hiking and mountain biking in warmer months. Nearby you’ll find incredible white water rafting, horseback riding, gem mining, antiquing, shopping and the best in high country dining. In autumn, a chorus of explosive fall colors beckons your return to Sugar Mountain in western North Carolina.
Sugar Mountain is the largest ski area in North Carolina by about 20 acres. Total of 115 acres of skiable terrain. The popular mountain offers some great stay-and-play ski packages with area lodging companies. The lodge at the base of the mountain offers ski and snowboard rentals, cafeterias, a lounge, a sports shop, a locker room and a gift shop. Sugar also offers snowshoeing (unique to the area), a snowboarding park that is closed to skiers, and a 700-foot-long tubing park that is fun for the whole family!
Sugar Mountain may offer some of the most dramatic panoramic views from atop their mountain. The ride to the top is notoriously slow, however it is worth every minute as you will experience some of the best views in the region. Advanced skiers will want to try Tom Terrific, Boulder Dash and Whoopdedoo, which are all favorites for more experienced skiers. Whoopdedoo is the only double-black diamond trail in the area. Sugar Mountain’s racing program includes weekend NASTAR races and highly competitive invitational races. There are many types of races scheduled during the season for competitors and spectators. Snowboarding comps, youth racing and more. The perfect place for adults to end a day of fine skiing is within the Last Run Lounge, located in the base lodge. They offer all of your favorite adult beverages and you can hang with your friends and perhaps even make some new ones. The Last Run Lounge offers televisions (usually showing the weather channel or sports), great snacks and a warm fireplace.