Cataloochee Ski Area Statistics and Facts
LOCATION: 1080 Ski Lodge Road, Maggie Valley, N.C. 28751 [Google Maps]
800 NUMBER: 800-768-0285
SEASON: Early November – Late March
EQUIPMENT RENTALS: Our full service rental department offers over 4,000 sets of ski and snowboard equipment plus a state-of-the-art boot drying system. We also offer rentals at Cataloochee Ski & Sports Shop in Maggie Valley.
TUBING: Multiple runs are available at Tube World in Maggie Valley. The tube park is located on Hwy 19 (Soco Road) in Maggie Valley, 4 miles from the Ski Area.
SKIABLE ACRES: 50 acres
VERTICAL DROP: 740′
ELEVATION: 5,400′ (TOP)
LONGEST RUN: Upper and Lower Snowbird 3500′
2003-2004 11/28/03 – 03/07/04 91 Days
2004-2005 12/04/04 – 03/20/05 90 Days
2005-2006 11/17/05 – 04/01/06 122 Days
2006-2007 11/04/06 – 03/27/07 126 Days
2007-2008 11/07/07 – 03/30/08 130 Days
2008-2009 10/28/08 – 03/22/09 126 Days
2009-2010 11/27/09 – 04/11/10 117 Days
2010-2011 11/06/10 – 03/06/11 101 Days
2011-2012 11/12/11 – 03/18/12 110 Days
2012-2013 10/31/12 – 03/30/13 149 Days
2013-2014 11/14/13 – 03/27/14 132 Days
2014-2015 11/2/14 – 03/22/15 141 Days
2015-2016 11/15/16 – 03/26/16 115 Days
Easy Way Lift (Triple)
Rock Island Lift (Quad)
Wolf Creek Hollow Moving Carpet Conveyor Lift
Beginner’s Luck Moving Carpet Conveyor Lift
Half Day: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Twilight Skiing: 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Night Skiing: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Weekend/Holiday Rates are Saturday, Sunday, holiday and Friday nights. Weekdays are non-holiday Monday through Thursday days and Tuesday through Thursday nights.
Opening Day, 2016-17: Cataloochee typically opens for the season within the first to second week of November each year. We are weather dependent and need colder snowmaking temperatures in order to open for the season. We will make snow as quickly as we can in late October to early November to open. Please check our snow report for updates beginning in October and as we get closer to
Holidays: Holiday rates apply for the following dates: Thursday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, November 27 as well as Monday, December 19, 2016 through Sunday, January 1, 2017; Friday, January 13 through Monday, January 16, 2017 and Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20, 2017.
Twilight and Night Skiing: Twilight and night skiing are available everyday from December 19 except for Christmas Eve. We will also twilight and night ski on Wednesday, Nov. 23, and Friday & Saturday, Nov. 25 & 26. Open Thanksgiving Day from 8:30am – 4:30pm.
Your lift ticket is non-refundable and non-transferable. The Ski Area does not assume any responsibility for lost lift passes. No replacements. All guests must have a valid lift ticket at all times to enter any slope system. There is no grace period at Cataloochee Ski Area. All prices and policies subject to change without notice. No general public on lift without skis or snowboard. Management reserves the right to revoke ticket. Though we take every precaution when doing daily maintenance to lifts and conveyors to keep spillage to a minimum, there will be occasions in which grease or light debris will drop from the lifts. Please know this is a risk that is inherent to the sport and Cataloochee is not responsible for stains or grease on garments or ski or snowboard equipment.
Rates and Dates Subject to Change.
Alley Cat* 900 ft.
Cat Cage Terrain Park*
Intermediate: Lower Omigosh* 1800 ft.
Rock Island Run* 1200 ft.
Upper Snowbird* 1600 ft.
Lower Snowbird* 1900 ft.
Short ‘n Sweet* 550 ft.
Richard’s Run* 550 ft.
Wild Cat Glade 550 ft.
Beginner: Over Easy* 400 ft.
Rabbit Hill* 600 ft. Wolf Creek Hollow*
Beginner’s Luck* Easy Way* 600 ft.
Turkey Trot* 1200 ft.
Upper Turkey Trot* 400 ft.
Upper Over Easy* 400 ft.
* Slopes have lights for night use.