North Carolina Ski Resorts Map and Mountain Statistics
North Carolina offers a variety of interesting landscapes given the wide range of elevation throughout the state. Ranging from sea level along the east coast and rising to 6,684ft at Mt. Mitchell. This is the highest point in the eastern part of the United States. Bordering South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia, it is easily accessible from many US cities. North Carolina also has the largest highway system in the nation with over 78,600 miles of highway including 5 major interstate highways. The western part of North Carolina is home to the popular Appalachian Mountain range which includes the Great Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge Mountains and Great Balsam Mountains. Given such vast terrain, there are a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy from fishing, rock climbing, hiking, sailing, caving, ATV, snowmobiling, skiing and hunting.
There are 5 ski resorts in North Carolina. Most offer a variety of terrain and trails to challenge all skier and snowboarder levels. Many of them also offer tubing, skating and snowshoeing. Based on the terrain and challenge, Sugar Mountain and Wolf Ridge are best suited to beginner and intermediate skiers and boarders. While a few of the ski hills offer slopeside lodging including chalet and condo rentals, you can choose to stay close to the resort or in town by renting your own vacation rental. With a wide variety of lodging styles and sizes in various price ranges, Owner Direct will help you select the ideal lodging accommodation on your next ski and boarding holiday to North Carolina.