Cataloochee Ski Area Statistics and Facts

Location
1080 Ski Lodge Road, Maggie Valley, N.C. 28751 [Google Maps]

800 Number
800-768-0285

Online
cataloochee.com

Webcams
cataloochee.com/the-mountain/webcams/

Season
Early November – Late March

Snowmaking
100%

Equipment Rentals
Our full service rental department offers over 4,000 sets of ski and snowboard equipment plus a 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.

Racing
Click here for information on our Recreational Race programs.

Skiable Acres
50 acres

Vertical Drop
740′

Elevation
5,400′ (TOP)

Longest Run
Upper and Lower Snowbird 3500′

Open/Close Dates
Lift Network
Hours of Operation
Slopes and Trails
Open/Close Dates

2002-2003    11/29/02 – 03/09/03    96 Days

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    11/15/15 – 03/26/16    115 Days

2016-2017    11/21/16 – 3/25/17      108 Days

2017-2018    11/20/17 – 3/31/18     128 Days

2018-2019    11/11/18 – 3/31/19      137 Days

Lift Network

Omigosh Lift (Double)
Easy Way Lift (Triple)
Rock Island Lift (Quad)
Wolf Creek Hollow Moving Carpet Conveyor Lift
Beginner’s Luck Moving Carpet Conveyor Lift
Mid-Unloading
Mid-Loading

Hours of Operation

Day: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, non-holidays and 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays.

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, 2019-20:  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 the season.

Holidays:  Holiday rates apply for the following dates: Thursday, Nov. 28 through Sunday, December 1 as well as Monday, December 16, 2019 through Wednesday, January 1, 2020; Friday, January 17 through Monday, January 20, 2020 and Friday, February 14 through Monday, February 17, 2020.

Twilight and Night Skiing:  Twilight and night skiing are available every day from December 16 except for Christmas Eve.  We will also twilight and night ski on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and Friday & Saturday, Nov. 29 & 30.  Open Thanksgiving Day from 8:30am – 4:30pm.  Open Christmas Day from 1:00pm – 10:00pm.

IMPORTANT:
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 and ski or snowboard equipment 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 at any time.

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.

Slopes and Trails

Expert
Upper Omigosh      1000 ft.
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.
Easy Way              600 ft.
Turkey Trot          1200 ft.
Upper Turkey Trot  400 ft.
Upper Over Easy     400 ft.
Wolf Creek Hollow
Beginner’s Luck

All slopes have lights for night use.

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