Sugar Mountain Resort Guide

The Sugar Mountain resort summary is: Sugar Mountain has 8 lifts within its 46 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 366m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 20 trail at Sugar Mountain.



Sugar Mountain Resort Guide

The Sugar Mountain resort summary is: Sugar Mountain has 8 lifts within its 46 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 366m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 20 trail at Sugar Mountain.

Vertical:

Top: 1615m
Arrow
366m
Bot: 1249m

Best for:

Beginners level skier
Beginners/
Intermediates

Trails:

20
40%
40%
20%

Hectares of Ski:

46
Snowmaking:100%

Sugar Mountain Lifts:

  • drag lift icon3
  • ski lift icon5
  • cablecar icon
Total lifts = 8
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Visiting Sugar Mountain

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Sugar Mountain.

  • Season opens
  • Season closes
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    3 | 1
  • Nearest Airport
    Hickory
  • Nearest Train Station
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +18288984521

Sugar Mountain Features

The terrain at Sugar Mountain includes::

  • Halfpipes
    1
  • Terrain Parks
    1
  • X-Country
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Sugar Mountain resort?

Sugar Mountain in the United States (North Carolina State) is a medium sized ski resort with 8 ski lifts (5 chair lifts, 3 surface lifts) that offers skiers a respectable 366 metres (1200 feet) of vertical descent. Sugar Mountain has 115 acres of terrain over 20 trails. Sugar Mountain is only really suitable for beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. We have no information about the existence of any cross country ski trails at Sugar Mountain. For snowboarders, there is a terrain park and a half pipe. All of the trails at Sugar Mountain are covered by snowmaking. The nearest airport is at Hickory. There is accommodation located close to the pistes but we would welcome additional information about any hotels or chalets in Sugar Mountain.


Explore Sugar Mountain Location Map

Interactive Sugar Mountain trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.

Sugar Mountain Live Weather

ResortSnow DepthTemp. (°C)Wind (km/h)Weather
Top: 
14
20
clear
Bottom: 
13
20
clear

When's the snowiest month to visit Sugar Mountain?

MarchAverage: 1.5 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Sugar Mountain is week 1 of March. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week with 8cm of snowfall. Check out the Sugar Mountain Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Sugar Mountain

Overall: 3.0 Based on 2 votes and 3 reviews

  • Snowsure 4.0
  • Variety of pistes 3.0
  • Off-piste 2.0
  • Scenery 3.0
  • Apres-Ski 2.0
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A Miller from United States writes:

Middle aged former ski racer here, living in the skier's hi11 that is NC. For ski conditions, Sugar is the best in NC and one of the best in the SE. The main beginner run is segregated from the rest of the hill, so doesn't have reckless people using it as a highway to the lift. If the air is cold enough, they are making snow on the hill, which means the conditions are always the best in the area (but lots of blowing snow), and there's no skiing outside the area. There's usually no snow except right on the hill.
However, and it's a big however, the customer service is the worst I've ever seen. It is cable tv and cell phone levels of bad.
Lift tickets cannot be purchased except in person on site nor until the day, unless you come between 8 and 9pm. At 9:00:05, window is closed, even if there's 200 people in line.
Kids lessons cannot be purchased except in person on site, from closing time until they sell out or until 6pm.
Group tickets, just bizarre. They're a good deal but the headaches are painful.
If you can afford the time, drive to Snowshoe or fly out west. If you can't, Sugar is your best NC choice but it's like they don't want customers.

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