sugar mountain, nc sweet in all four seasons

Welcome to Sugar Mountain, North Carolina!

We aren’t just a premier winter sports destination; our area offers something spectacular in every season. In the winter, we are the place for incredible skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, tubing and ice skating. Spring, Summer and Fall offer great opportunities for hiking and biking on the Sugar Mountain Resort trails, scenic rides on the Resort chair lifts, golfing and tennis in the Village, and wonderful expeditions on the Blue Ridge Parkway and nearby Grandfather Mountain. In any season, enjoy local spas, shopping, performing arts, and a great selection of area restaurants. After a day of exploring the Sugar Mountain area, rest and rejuvenate in one of our many accommodations with a range of amenities and views, plus our signature Sugar Mountain hospitality.

So…pick a season, any season, and enjoy the incredible views and amenities of Sugar Mountain, North Carolina.

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    December 16, 2016

  • NEWS


    Sugar Mountain’s Summit Express

    This season Sugar Mountain Resort “wowed’ its customers with the new Summit Express, a six-seater, detachable, high-speed chairlift manufactured by the Austrian based company, Doppelmayr. The nearly one mile long ride to Sugar Mountain’s 5,300 foot peak aboard the Summit Express complete with cushy seat features, spacious elbow room, comfortable foot rests, easy and gentle loading and unloading will take a mere five minutes. It will carry 2,518 people per hour. “Our guests expect to be offered something new every year. Therefore it’s important that we continue to develop and provide innovations with a wow factor,” explains Sugar Mountain Resort Owner, Gunther Jochl. Both summer and winter tourism will benefit from the new installation. Sugar Mountain Resort officially unveiled the Summit Express on Saturday, November 14, 2015. Also new this season – the Little Gray chairlift, formerly known as the Summit #2 chairlift, was shortened and now ferries skiers and snowboarders to the top of the Easy Street Extension slope providing access to the lower and north sides of the mountain. And the new GW chairlift will transport passengers from the base of Gunther’s Way slope to the mountain’s peak. The updated lift system’s architecture streamlines traffic flow and increases... Read more →


    Tuesday 10/25 0%
    Clear. Lows overnight in the upper 30s.
    Wednesday 10/26 0%
    Plentiful sunshine. High 58F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
    Chance of Rain
    Thursday 10/27 40%
    Chance of Rain
    Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers in the afternoon. High near 60F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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