Sugar Mountain is located in Banner Elk, NC. The base elevation of Sugar Mountain is the largest North Carolina ski area with over 115 acres of skiing terrain. The summit elevation is 5,300 feet with a 1,200 foot vertical drop. The longest run is about 1 1/2 miles downhill. In addition to offering downhill skiing and snowboarding, Sugar also offers much more. If you are a more experienced skier or boarder you may want to check out their terrain park consisting of jumps, rails, boxes, and more.
Beech Mountain, just minutes away from Sugar Mountain, is another local ski mountain with many features and activities for everyone. Ski Beech is the highest ski area in the eastern part of North America with its summit at 5,506 feet above sea level. The vertical drop is 830 feet long and offers easy to difficult terrain.
For many years Hawksnest Ski Resort maintained the distinction of being a local favorite for skiing and snowboarding; however after decades of providing excellent ski runs and conditions, Hawksnest has now transformed itself into being the southeast’s largest Family Snow Tubing Resort. Featuring 20 Snow Tubing lanes, in four segregated Snow Tubing areas, Hawksnest Snow Tubing Resort provides thrills for the entire family, including small children, and is a great spot to visit for those that either do not know how to ski, or would rather avoid skiing and snowboarding for other reasons.
Appalachian Ski Mountain is another ski area located near Boone, NC. This mountain is widely known for their terrain park which is sponsored and built by Board Paradise. Board Paradise is a local board shop that puts the best boards under the feet of their customers all over the Southeast. Appalachian Ski Mountain’s terrain park features every type of rail slide, box, and jumps to be desired by the experienced and inexperienced boarders/skiers. Many consider Appalachian to have he best terrain park in the Southeast. This North Carolina ski vacation destination is in the process of installing all new snow making equipment, pumping out over 1 million pounds of snow per hour allowing them to have mid season conditions in the early and late parts of the season.
When planning your next ski vacation, be sure to stay in one of our Boone NC vacation rentals. With four of the Southeast’s best ski mountains all within a short drive, you can’t go wrong. Boone is a unique town in and of itself, and in the winter time is unmatchable. Call us for your investment property or vacation home in the Boone NC area. Want to see more great Cabins in the NC Mountains? We have great Cabins in Boone NC available for your stay, spacious Banner Elk Cabins, Sugar Mountain Rentals minutes from the slopes and Blowing Rock Vacation Rentals that rival all the others that you may find! Don’t pick the wrong rental cabin company, learn more about our Guest Services and the fun Things to Do in Boone NC that are going on right now! Find your rental today by calling our office at 828-963-2393, or BOOK ONLINE NOW.