Best Ski Resorts in North Carolina

This list represents the most popular ski resorts in North Carolina. Use this list to plan your next North Carolina ski resorts trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Beech Mountain Ski Resort

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    Beech Mountain, NC

    North Carolina’s biggest alpine resort sits 5,505 feet above sea level on a windy knob of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina. Beech’s towering altitude affords striking views ...
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    North Carolina’s biggest alpine resort sits 5,505 feet above sea level on a windy knob of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western ...

  • #2 Appalachian Ski Mountain Resort

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    Blowing Rock, NC

    Appalachian is located a few miles from Boone and is equidistant from nearby alpine giants Beech and Sugar Mountains. The resort was designed with families and large groups in mind, and caters ...
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    Appalachian is located a few miles from Boone and is equidistant from nearby alpine giants Beech and Sugar Mountains. The ...

  • #3 Cataloochee Ski Area

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    Maggie Valley, NC

    North Carolina’s oldest ski area began operating in 1961 when Cataloochee Ranch owner Tom Alexander converted his isolated, mile-high pasture-land peak into a small alpine facility on Moody Top ...
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    North Carolina’s oldest ski area began operating in 1961 when Cataloochee Ranch owner Tom Alexander converted his isolated, ...

  • #4 Sapphire Valley Ski Resort

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    Sapphire, NC

    Just five miles from the South Carolina and Georgia borders lies this four-seasons’ retreat situated nearly one mile high in a secluded valley wedge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Jackson County’s ...
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    Just five miles from the South Carolina and Georgia borders lies this four-seasons’ retreat situated nearly one mile high ...

  • #5 Sugar Mountain Ski Area

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    Banner Elk, NC

    Sugar Mountain couples with nearby Beech Mountain to form the two major players in the limited scheme of downhill skiing below West Virginia. A few years after its inception in 1969 as a four-seasons ...
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    Sugar Mountain couples with nearby Beech Mountain to form the two major players in the limited scheme of downhill skiing ...

  • #6 Wolf Laurel Ski Area

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    Mars Hill, NC

    Just over the eastern tip of Tennessee and directly off the Appalachian Trail lies Wolf Laurel—a mom-and-pop ski area serving nearby Asheville; Knoxville, Tennessee; and surrounding locales. ...
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    Just over the eastern tip of Tennessee and directly off the Appalachian Trail lies Wolf Laurel—a mom-and-pop ski area serving ...