Sugar Mountain (file photo: Mark Clifton)

North Carolina Ski Resort Opens

Banner Elk, NC – Sugar Mountain Ski Resort in North Carolina will open on Saturday for  skiing, snowboarding and ice skating.

Sugar Mountain (file photo: Mark Clifton)
Sugar Mountain (file photo: Mark Clifton)

Snowmaking began yesterday at Sugar Mountain on the resort’s Upper and Lower Flying Mile slopes and continues at press time. A manmade powder surface covers the Upper and Lower Flying Mile slopes. The Summit #1 Lift will be in operation to its three-quarter station on Saturday. Weekend lift ticket prices will be $25 for a full-day session and $20 for a half day.

Sugar’s 10,000 square foot outdoor ice rink also opens tomorrow.Sessions are one hour and thirty minutes long and run from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturday. Sunday’s sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and end after the 6 p.m. session. Ice skating tickets cost $15 per session and include skate rental.

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