Ski Area: 8:30am-4:30pm Tube World: Open 10am-6pm
Cataloochee Ski Area







Class & Private Lessons
For those of you taking a lesson, click here and to print our ski school release form prior to coming.

Make This Your January to Learn to Slide!
Beginning January 5, 2015 and ONLY available online by clicking here, Cataloochee is offering a special $49 beginning lesson, lift and rental package for persons age 6 and above. Lessons last 1 3/4 hours. Offer is valid any non-holiday Monday through Friday during the month of January, beginning January 5.  Only 100 packages are available for purchase per day.

And...participate in the Bring A Friend effort and then register online here to win a Winter Weekend for 4 at Cataloochee as well as other great prizes!  Remember, January's Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is a month long celebration of learning to ski or snowboard with family and friends. Come out and revel in the snow with us and enjoy what wonders the outdoors will have to offer!

Class Lessons
In a class lesson you are matched with other skiers or boarders at your skill level and placed with a trained ski or snowboard instructor. Lessons are available for all skill levels. Class lessons are for ages six and above. Lessons last 1 3/4 hours and classes begin was quickly as you get your gear after arrival from 9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm and 7pm.  We suggest you are here at least 30 minutes prior to the time your lesson begins to sign up and be ready to get out on the mountain. Please remember classes are on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are not accepted. Class lessons are $22 per person, for 1 3/4 instruction for ages 6 and above.

Private Lessons
If you want the individual attention you deserve and an opportunity to build skills at a quicker rate, a private lesson is the answer, whether you’re a true beginner or an expert looking to take your skiing or riding to new heights. Your personal ski or snowboard instructor will customize a lesson based on your ability level and specific goals for the day. Private lesson times run from one hour to an entire day – you choose. Email our Ski School office at for more information. Please remember private lessons are on a first come, first served basis. Private lessons are available for ages 3 & above.

*Note: Prices include lesson only. Students must purchase appropriate lift ticket and/or rental equipment separately.


First Person Additional Person

1 Hour $100 $40 each

2 Hour $200 $80 each

First Person Additional Person

Half Day - 3 Hours $300 $120 each

Full Day - 6 Hours $600 $240 each