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Sugar Mountain Resort

1009 Sugar Mountain Dr, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7037
+1 828-898-4521
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Night skiing seemed to be the best deal, if you can handle the cold. No all day rates, which was a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dawn W
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Family trip

We travelled during the winter storm, It was great, very cold, the site was perfect for skiing. My... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sertor72
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Barranquilla, Colombia
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Big-mountain ski resort area featuring a 1,200-foot vertical drop and ski runs of one-and-one-half miles.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
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“snow tubing” (25 reviews)
“ski trip” (20 reviews)
“ice skating” (15 reviews)
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1009 Sugar Mountain Dr, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7037
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+1 828-898-4521
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Night skiing seemed to be the best deal, if you can handle the cold. No all day rates, which was a big bummer. Rent your skis off the mountain with their set up, you have to rent sometimes 2 times in one day. Cheaper to...More

1  Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We travelled during the winter storm, It was great, very cold, the site was perfect for skiing. My kids had lots of fun. Met with friends up there we had a great time.

Thank Sertor72
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family of 7 came for a birthday weekend. The crowd was ridiculous. We spent $400 to waste our time standing in line for a ski lift. Only 4 of us got to go down the slopes once. The lodge is awful and can’t accommodate...More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a dangerous place run by idiots. Snow blowers running full speed during the day creating white-out conditions and deafening noise. Overcrowded to the point where people are crashing all over the place. Management absolutely does not want to hear about it. Most expensive...More

Thank Wolf P
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a brief ski trip to North Carolina, we visited both Beech Mountain and Sugar Mountain. While Sugar has the edge with better lifts and terrain, Beech offers far better service. Sugar has a couple of very nice lifts and the best skiing terrain in...More

Thank SGIROX
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here with my 10, 8, 6, and 2 year olds. We chose Sugar as opposed to Hawksnest because it was a bit cheaper and ($28 vs. $35 p/p and the 2-year old was free whereas at Hawksnest he would not have been). Also,...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here's my experience as a first timer. My 5 year old wanted to snowboard so I researched a little and found Sugar Mountain which, from reviews, seemed family friendly. I myself have never been skiing or snowboarding or to any ski resort for that matter,...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sugar is by far the best slop in the Banner Elk ski area, if you are not a beginner. This is the place you go after your second or third day skiing. My son and I had a blast, we hit every open trail. Again,...More

3  Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for a family trip a couple of weeks ago and it was interesting. I recommend getting there early in the mornings to be able to find decent parking and to not have to stand in long lines renting or purchasing your lift...More

1  Thank Neal H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small resort, but we live in Atlanta and this is on of the closer we could find. If you plan to ski more than 6 days, it's better to purchase the season pass. It's the perfect place to learn how to ski;...More

1  Thank Fabienne P
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jjroberson518
15 November 2017|
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Response from Thaísa E | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, because I did not go during this event, but it was crowded.
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nrchees
12 January 2017|
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Response from Edith G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I haven't seen that and I don't have information about that.
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