Welcome to Our 49th Season!
What makes you remember a great ski vacation? Fun times with family and friends, great stories to tell and skiing and riding to make you forget the world. For all of these, look no further than Cataloochee Ski Area where we have everything you need for a great winter vacation. For almost 50 years, skiers and riders have enjoyed not only 16 exciting slopes and trails but a friendly and helpful atmosphere that makes the Cataloochee experience truly unique. This combination of exciting and challenging terrain, breathtaking vistas and soaring freedom are rarely found on the East Coast. Cataloochee has them all and soon you will too.
Located mile high in the mountains of Western North Carolina, we are the home of “Great Skiing in the Great Smokies!” One of the first areas in the region to open each season, we are committed to making your skiing and snowboarding experience the best it can be. We utilize one the most advanced snowmaking systems in the Southeast and offer 100% snowmaking on 16 lighted slopes including the Cat Cage Terrain Park. With a variety of terrain for beginners to experts alike and over 4,000 sets of snowsports equipment, the Cataloochee experience offers something everyone. Plan your Great Skiing in the Great Smokies vacation today at Cataloochee...where we're all about the FUN!