Today, North Carolina’s Sugar Mountain Ski Resort Begins its 50th Season

SUGAR MOUNTAIN SKI RESORT, NC (November 9, 2019) — Join us today, as we kick-off Sugar Mountain Ski Resort’s 50th season. The six-passenger Summit Express chairlift, which runs to the mountain’s peak and the Magic Carpet conveyor lift are open. Accessible slopes include Northridge, Switchback, Upper and Lower Flying Mile, and the Magic Carpet area for beginner’s and first timers. The new four passenger, high-speed, detachable Easy Street chairlift and the Easy Street slope are expected to open later this morning.

Skiers and snowboarders can expect a five to twenty-inch base on a man-made powder and frozen-granular surface. The full-day session runs from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The half-day shift begins at 12:30 p.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. The twilight and night sessions will be available soon. The ski and snowboard school, the equipment rental shop, the sports shop, and the group sales department are fully operational.

Sunny skies and cool temperatures are expected throughout the weekend. Next week’s forecast calls for temperatures in the teens and twenties with snow.

Visit Sugar’s web cams for a real-time look at slope and weather conditions. Historical opening and closing dates and recorded annual natural snowfall measurements can be found at here. For more information call 800 SUGAR-MT or view Sugar is Sweeter!