North Carolina’s Sugar Mountain Ski Resort Opens Today

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort as of TODAY welcomes guests to safely enjoy the great outdoors! Just in time for the sunny skies and cool temps in this weekend’s forecast.

The Summit Express chairlift is open along with the following slopes: Northridge, Switchback, Upper and Lower Flying Mile, and the Magic Carpet area for beginners and first-timers. They will be offering full-day session runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and half-day shifts from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The ski and snowboard school, the newly expanded equipment and clothing rental shop, sports shop, and group sales department are fully operational with ice skating, twilight, and night sessions will be available soon.

The upcoming weather is ideal for being outside and for snowmaking. With the guidance from the CDC, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and local public health officials, and the National Ski Areas Association, Sugar Mountain Ski Resort is following Ski Well, Be Well principles to make sure we are enjoying time on the mountain safely.

In addition to following all local and state regulations, Sugar Mountain Resort is requiring face coverings, social distancing, and managing access to the mountain to give guests the safe space they need. They will also be enhancing cleaning measures, employee health screenings and safety training, and adjustments made to certain programs and services.

Click here for a real-time look at slope and weather conditions. Historical opening and closing dates and recorded annual natural snowfall measurements can be found here. Visit www.skisugar.com for real-time views of the slopes, weather conditions, and more so you can start planning your next safe trip to Sugar Mountain!

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