Ski on 125 acres of terrain on 21 slopes, with 8 lifts at Sugar Mountain Resort - home to the most ski area and the largest vertical drop (1,200 feet) in the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains. With skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating, lessons and snowshoeing, find fun for the entire family. Find a variety of places to stay near the slopes – including vacation rentals and mountain homes of all sizes. With 70+ inches of natural snow, the slopes usually open by Thanksgiving thanks to an extensive snow-making system. Since the village is a popular ski town, find everything you need – including many equipment rental shops, sport stores, restaurants and many other things to do nearby.