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Sugar Mountain Resort

1009 Sugar Mountain Dr, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7037
+1 828-898-4521
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Greedy jerks-over charged, allowed over crowded, icy conditions and the fire marshal should fine them

I took my 14 year old son Saturday 1-2-16 to Sugar Mountain Resort because they were the only ski... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2016
Family Fun

The bunny slope in this resort is perfect for anyone learning. There is family fun for everyone... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2016
Shakira C
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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 good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
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“snow tubing” (22 reviews)
“snow making” (19 reviews)
“ski trip” (18 reviews)
1009 Sugar Mountain Dr, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7037
+1 828-898-4521
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

I took my 14 year old son Saturday 1-2-16 to Sugar Mountain Resort because they were the only ski resort open that day and we were leaving the next day. We stood in line over 4 hours (12-4) for half day tickets (12:30-4:30). We were...More

8  Thank Dennisthemennis
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The bunny slope in this resort is perfect for anyone learning. There is family fun for everyone. Easy slopes, tubing, horrible parking.

Thank Shakira C
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Man, you can get to the top in 5 minutes! This has really cut down on the lines. The new lift is awesome--can fit several people and again, it keeps the line moving. The ski lift operators were very friendly and helpful. They do a...More

2  Thank Blaine2424
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The ski slopes are not bad, when there is snow. We took our daughter ice skating here and she really enjoyed it. The employees were generally kind and helpful.

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I guess this place get pretty busy during weekends or holidays, but if you come during the week like we did, this place is a charm. There was no waiting in line and only 3 lifts were open. Ski rental and lift ticket will run...More

Thank julianbg123
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I've been here before but I went last week because they started blowing snow the day before. We waited two hours for boot rental and in each line to get on the lifts took about 30-45 min. Go first thing in the morning, or get...More

3  Thank Raffaele M
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Spent $72/adult and $49/child, waited in line for over 1 hour for ski lift. Bunny slope packed with people. Snow packed down turned to hard packed ice, limited control while skiing. However this was the only ski resort open due to warm weather, so understanding...More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We've been coming to NC for the past 10 yrs. this year sugar mountain has a new faster lift which is a good addition but not good enough for us to come back. There were only a few lifts open and the new lift now...More

3  Thank Binab1234
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

The staff was very helpful and friendly. We arrived Saturday, since no snow we couldn't tube. It became cold enough to make snow on Monday and it was also snowing flurries so tubing was opened. Highly recommend the face shield as we wouldn't have made...More

Thank Hotchx4
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We knew going in that the full mountain would not be accessible because of the warm December that Sugar has had. I was very disappointed that they did not reduce the rates of the lift ticket with the limited number of runs that they had...More

1  Thank Stevepredfan
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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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12 December 2016|
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Response from dorma002 | Reviewed this property |
contact them they have a lock box if necessary