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LOCATION: 1080 Ski Lodge Road, Maggie Valley, N.C. 28751
800 NUMBER: 800-768-0285
ONLINE: www.cataloochee.com
WEBCAM: www.cataloochee.com/cataloochee_info/webcam.html
SEASON: early November - late March
OPEN/CLOSE DATES:
2002-2003
11/29/02 - 03/09/03
96 Days
2003-2004
11/28/03 - 03/07/04
91 Days
2004-2005
12/04/04 - 03/20/05
90 Days
2005-2006
11/17/05 - 04/01/06
122 Days
2006-2007
11/04/06 - 03/27/07
126 Days
2007-2008
11/07/07 - 03/30/08
130 Days
2008-2009
10/28/08 - 03/22/09
126 Days
2009-2010
11/27/09 - 04/11/10
117 Days
2010-2011 11/06/10 - 03/06/11 101 Days
2011-2012 11/12/11 - 03/18/12 110 Days
2012-2013 10/31/12 - 03/30/13 149 Days
RSS NEWS FEED www.cataloochee.com/report/rss.xml.php

HOURS:

Day: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, non-holiday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

Half Day: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Twilight Skiing: 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.*

Night Skiing: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.*

Early/Late Season: Prior to December 16, 2013 and after March 9, 2014, we will day ski only Monday through Friday, 9am until 4:30pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:30am until 4:30pm, except for November 27 when we will ski from 9am until 10pm, November 28, Thanksgiving Day when we will ski from 8:30am-4:30pm, November 29-30 when we will open from 8:30am-10pm and open 8:30am-4:30pm on December 1, 2013.

Holidays:
.Holidays are Thursday, November 28 through Sunday, December 1, as well as Monday, December 16, through Friday, January 3, 2014; Friday, January 17 through Monday, January 20 and Friday, February 14 through Monday February 17, 2014.

Twilight and Night Skiing:
**Twilight and night skiing are available Tuesday through Saturday (December 17 – March 8) except for Christmas Eve. Also available on the following holiday Sundays, Dec. 22, Dec.29, Jan. 19, Feb. 16 as well as Monday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec.30. Prior to December 17 and after March 9, see our Early/Late Season Schedule above.

SKIABLE ACRES: 50 acres
VERTICAL DROP: 740 Feet
ELEVATION: 5,400 Feet (TOP)
LONGEST RUN: Upper and Lower Snowbird 3500 Feet
SLOPES
AND TRAILS:
Expert:
Upper Omigosh* 1000 ft.
Alley Cat* 900 ft.
Cat Cage Terrain Park*

Intermediate:
Lower Omigosh* 1800 ft.
Rock Island Run* 1200 ft.
Upper Snowbird* 1600 ft.
Lower Snowbird* 1900 ft.
Short 'n Sweet* 550 ft.
Wild Cat Glade 550 ft.

Beginner:
Over Easy* 400 ft.
Rabbit Hill* 600 ft.
Wolf Creek Hollow*
Beginner's Luck*
Easy Way* 600 ft.
Turkey Trot* 1200 ft.
Upper Turkey Trot* 400 ft.
Upper Over Easy* 400 ft.

* Slopes have lights for night use.
LIFT NETWORK: Omigosh Lift (Double)
Easy Way Lift (Triple)
Rock Island Lift (Quad)
Wolf Creek Hollow Moving Carpet Conveyor Lift
Beginner's Luck Moving Carpet Conveyor Lift
Mid-Unloading
Mid-Loading
SNOWMAKING: 100%
EQUIPMENT RENTALS: Equipment Rental: Our full service rental department offers over 4,000 sets of ski and snowboard equipment plus a state-of-the-art boot drying system. We also offer rentals at Cataloochee Ski & Sports Shop in Maggie Valley.
TUBING: Multiple runs are available at Tube World in Maggie Valley. The tube park is located on Hwy 19 (Soco Road) in Maggie Valley, 4 miles from the Ski Area. www.tubemaggievalley.com
RACING: www.cataloochee.com/race
MAKING NEWS: Cataloochee Will Race to Open, AAA Go, November 2010
One of the first ski areas to open on the East Coast for five years running. Earliest opening ever, October 28, 2008.

Atlanta Constitution Journal - Cataloochee Makes Skiing a Southern Pleasure - 10/19/08