Average inches of snowfall? We make winter happen at Ober Gatlinburg. We have two different types of snowmaking systems, with the ability to pump out 300 tons of snow per day.\r\n\r\nNumber of slopes? 10\r\n\r\nSkiable acres? 36\r\n\r\nPass prices? $399 for season passes. There are also single, double, and triple day passes\r\n\r\navailable. These vary in cost depending on the day of the week and holidays.\r\n\r\nOpening day? Our projected opening date is early to mid-December.\r\n\r\nNumber of lifts? 4\r\n\r\nLongest run? Ober Chute. It is 4,400 feet in length with a vertical of 556 feet.\r\n\r\nBase\/summit elevation? 2700 ft \/3300 ft\r\n\r\nDriving distance to nearest major cities?\r\n\r\n \tWashington, D.C. \u2013 500 miles\r\n \tRichmond, Va. \u2013 450 miles\r\n \tCharlottesville, Va. \u2013 375 miles\r\n \tRoanoke, Va. \u2013 275 miles\r\n \tLexington Ky. \u2013 225 miles\r\n \tCharlotte, N.C. \u2013 200 miles\r\n \tWinston Salem, N.C. \u2013 225 miles\r\n \tAtlanta, Ga. \u2013 200 miles\r\n \tChattanooga, Tenn. \u2013 150 miles\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWe purchased 15 new SMI Polecat snow guns this year, including 12 Super Polecats and 3 standard Polecats!\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe onsite Loft Lounge and Seasons of Ober Restaurant both offer a wide selection of food and drinks for skiers and snowboarders in need of refreshment!\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nOber Gatlinburg rents everything from helmets and jackets to snowboards, skis, boots, and poles. For those who wish to purchase equipment or apparel, Slopeside and Ski Mountain Sports have stores onsite.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n2 beginner, 6 intermediate, and 2 advanced plus a terrain park\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nIn addition to skiing and snowboarding, Ober Gatlinburg also offers snow tubing and indoor ice skating. The Ski Mountain Coaster, Alpine Slide, Scenic Chairlift, and Wildlife Encounter are open year-round as well.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWe have an entire list of Lodging Partners listed on our website! There are thousands of options to choose from including every size cabin, hotels, motels, condos, etc.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nOber Gatlinburg is a great place for beginners! We offer Ski School every day, all day when the slopes are open. No reservations are necessary! Group lessons are $20\/person\/hour and private lessons are $60\/hour.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThey\u2019re all great in their own ways, but Grizzly is our wonderful hidden gem. It is a long run with steep, varied terrain that is nestled along the tree line. It is one of our advanced runs and has less traffic than the others. It also offers nice views!\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nOber Gatlinburg is fun for the whole family! We offer a variety of activities for all ages throughout the year. We have rental ski and snowboard boots in toddler sizes and, for those too little to hot the slopes, we offer the Cubbies Snow Zone where they can enjoy the snow too!\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nYes! Ober Gatlinburg is an amusement area in the summer! When the slopes aren\u2019t in use, we offer midway of rides and activities such as Ice Bumper Cars, miniature golf, rock climbing wall, the Amazin\u2019 Maze, chair swings, and more. When the weather heats up, cool down on one of our three water slides or on our indoor Ice Skating Rink! We also host several events and festivals throughout the year, including Oktoberfest in the fall.