Sunday, December 17, 2017

News from Cataloochee Ski Area

More Snow, More Fun, &
Starting This Weekend...More Time to Ski!
submitted by Cataloochee Ski Area
'Tis the season and we know you are in the midst of making your holiday plans.  We're hoping a trip to Cataloochee will be at the top of your list this year! 

We are continuing to make snow as temperatures permit and today we were open for day skiing Friday from 9am-4:30pm.  Yesterday night we began skiing under the stars when we kick into our day, twilight and night skiing schedule and offer skiing until 10 each night with the exception of Christmas Eve.

Today we are open on 16 out of 18 trails with three aerial lifts and one conveyor lift operating – Advanced Upper Omigosh, Intermediate Upper Snowbird Trail serviced by the Omigosh Double Chairlift, Intermediate Rock Island Run, Advanced Alley Cat, Upper and Lower Turkey Trot, Wild Cat Glade, Short n' Sweet, Lower Snowbird Trail and Lower Omigosh serviced by the Rock Island Run Quad Chairlift.  Beginners Upper Over Easy, Beginners Over Easy Beginners Easy Way and Beginners Rabbit Hill serviced by the Easy Way Triple Chairlift, Beginner’s Luck Learning Area serviced by the Moving Carpet Conveyor lift and the Wolf Creek Hollow Teaching area on a base of 28-52" and a machine worked surface.
Tube World, located four miles from the ski area, across from Ghost Town in the Sky in Maggie Valley, opened for the season on Saturday, December 16 at 10am for tubing from 10am until 10pm.  Tubing continues daily through the holidays from 10am until 10pm each day, with the exception of Christmas Eve, when we tube from 10am until 6pm and Christmas Day when we tube from 2pm until 10pm. 

Our rental shop in Maggie Valley NC, Cataloochee Ski & Sports, is open as well.  Be sure to stop there for discounted rentals and any accessories you might need prior to your day on the slopes.

We remind you to be aware of changing ski conditions and use caution.  Natural and manmade obstacles exist and snowmaking and grooming activities are routinely in progress. Please use control and ski or ride only on designated slopes and trails.

Find more information about Cataloochee Ski Area and other NC Ski Slopes on our NC Ski Resorts Guide 

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