Cataloochee Ski Area is typically one of the first areas in the country to make snow and open each year, averaging 123 days per season. We continue to be committed to making your skiing experience the best it can be, utilizing one the most advanced snowmaking systems in the Southeast on 18 slopes and trails, with 5 lifts including 2 moving carpet lifts, and over 4,000 sets of snow sports equipment. Plus we also offer twelve lanes of snow tubing fun at Tube World, in Maggie Valley, four miles from the ski area. Tube World, located 4 miles from the ski area in Maggie Valley, is also open for the season as well. Don’t forget you can now purchase your tubing tickets on line. We invite you to come and visit with us…whether you are an old friend or a first timer. The season is here!
Longest Run: Upper and Lower Snowbird 3500 Feet
Skiable Area: 50 Acres
Slopes Lit for Night Skiing: 17/18
Terrain Mix: 44% beginner, 39% intermediate, and 17% advanced to expert.
Terrain Park: yes
Snowmaking: 100% Coverage
Peak Elevation: 5400’
Base Elevation: 4660’
Vertical Drop: 740’