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 Cataloochee Ski Area

  What's New

Make This Your January to Learn to Slide!
Beginning January 5, 2015 and ONLY available online by clicking here, Cataloochee is offering a special $49 beginning lesson, lift and rental package for persons age 6 and above. Lessons last 1 3/4 hours. Offer is valid any non-holiday Monday through Friday during the month of January, beginning January 5.  Only 100 packages are available for purchase per day.  And only available online!

And...participate in the Bring A Friend effort and then register online here to win a Winter Weekend for 4 at Cataloochee as well as other great prizes!  Remember, January's Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is a month long celebration of learning to ski or snowboard with family and friends. Come out and revel in the snow with us and enjoy what wonders the outdoors will have to offer!  Don't forget to post your first day fun pictures with the hashtag #firstdayfaces on Facebook or Twitter and win a free trip to Utah!  Share yours here!

Or Slide in 5, Anytime!
A Multi-Lesson Beginner’s Package including FREE Elan Skis
Cataloochee Ski Area partner with Elan Skis this season to offer a new multi-day beginner’s package, “Slide in 5." The “Slide in 5” package includes lift tickets, ski rentals and lessons for any five day, twilight or night ski sessions during the season, and participants who complete all five lessons will receive a FREE set of Elan skis branded with the Cataloochee logo. Lessons last 1 3/4 hours each day of the package. You must be twelve years of age or older to participate in the program. In order to insure the best possible lesson experience and instructor availability, this package not recommended for use during holiday periods from 12/26/2014 - 1/2/2015 or 1/18 - 1/19/2015, or 2/14-2/15/2015.

The “Slide in 5” package is available for purchase now by clicking here! Cost for this 5 day session is $299. Only 400 packages will be sold this season. Cataloochee Vice-President and General Manager, Chris Bates said “Cataloochee is committed to creating new skiers by offering them a fun, affordable learning experience in the hopes they will become lifelong enthusiasts. Through our partnership with Elan, our goal for this five session beginner's package is to get our guests sliding with confidence, get them on their own skis and have them progress to that all important next level."  Patterned similarly to other free ski initiatives in the industry, Cataloochee will be the first to offer this type of program in the Southeast and is excited to partner with Elan skis in this project. Lessons will be taught on brand new Elan 130 beginner skis, purchased by Cataloochee as part of its move to the Terrain Based Learning or TBL method of teaching,

Thursday Night Cat Cup Challenge Race Now Includes Ages 18 and Up!
Join the Cat Crew on Thursday nights here for the Cataloochee Challenge Cup Race Series.  Individuals race against the clock in a NASTAR race setting for the best of two runs. Top challengers in both men’s and womens’ age divisions win cool stuff.  New this season, you can be 18 years of age or older to participate.   Registration begins at 6 and racing begins at 7pm.  The Cat is where it’s at for Thursday night’s Challenge Cup Race Series.  Come grow this great race program with us!  Visit our website for more information.

Google Maps Provide the Only Accurate Driving Directions to Ski Area!
After many years of directing Cataloochee skiers and snowboarders over sometimes impassable roads, Google Maps provides the only accurate driving directions to the ski area from your point of origin. Google Maps is the ONLY mapping service to provide accurate directions at the current time. Please remember to use this service when planning your trip to the area. GPS devices and other mapping services provide directions over a limited access, unmaintained dirt road.

One Planet. One Pass. Cataloochee and Monarch Pass!
Located in south-central Colorado, only 2.5 hours from Denver or Colorado Springs, Monarch Mountain serves up an average of 350” of all natural snow per season. Families love Monarch because of the friendly staff, ease of parking, and how the slopes funnel everyone back to the same base area. Experts love the challenging hike-to terrain of Mirkwood Basin and the Monarch Snowcat Tours. And remember, ALL Cataloochee season pass holders receive one FREE day of skiing or riding with no black out days! Plus all Monarch One Planet. One Pass passholders receive one FREE day of skiing or riding with no black out days at Cataloochee in return! Visit for more details! Even more reason to become a CAT (or Monarch Mountain) season pass!


Law Enforcement Appreciation Days, 2/5 & 2/6
Law enforcement personnel and their families will receive special rates on lift tickets, lessons and rentals on Thursday, February 5 and Friday, February 6, 2015, as Cataloochee celebrates Law Enforcement Appreciation Days.  Click here for more information. website design and SEO