Sugar Mountain Resort
1009 Sugar Mountain Drive
Village of Sugar Mountain, North Carolina 28604
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 10:00am
The Sugar Mountain Resort Summit Crawl is a fun and competitive event (if you want it to be) via foot to Sugar Mountain’s 5,300’ peak by way of the Easy Street, Gunther’s Way, and Northridge slopes. Summer Trailmap Download (4.5MB). Remember it’s just for fun but we’ll time you and give out prizes.
In conjunction with the Summit Crawl is a Classic Car and Truck Cruise-in. Cruise into Sugar Mountain Resort with your classic vehicle, which must be 25 years old or older, and park it in the classic car and truck parking area before 9:00am on Saturday, July 1. There’s no fee. Please be respectful of and courteous toward fellow cruisers and respect Sugar Mountain Resort property. No overnight parking. If you’d like, please send us an RSVP (firstname.lastname@example.org) to let us know that you’ll be showing off your treasure.
- Distance – approximately 6,500 ft. or 1.2 miles
- Vertical climb: 1,200 ft.
Entry fees (includes t-shirt & down-loading on Summit Express):
Competitors can ride the Summit Express back to the base of Sugar Mountain Resort. The competitor’s bib grants you a lift-ride back to the base of the mountain. It is your one-way lift ticket.
- Adults (Ages 13 and older) $40
- Children (Ages 12 and under) $30
Registration (First 140 entries receive Merrell swag):
Online, fax, phone, snail mail, or in-person until 4:00pm Friday, June 30
No event day registration
Start Time (mass start – gravel/dirt road directly in front of the base lodge): 10:00am
Route: The designated route begins slope-side on the gravel/dirt road directly in front of the base lodge. Then travels between the Summit Express lift bottom station and the Ski/Snowboard School building. Then turns left up the Easy Street slope, then right toward the terrain park, under the GW lift, straight up the Gunther’s Way slope and onto the Northridge slope. The finish is at the summit. The route will be marked on event day. Summer Trailmap Download (4.5MB).
Packet Pick-up: At Sugar Mountain Resort Base Lodge
- Friday, June 30, Noon until 6:00pm
- Saturday, July 1, 8:00am until 9:00am
General public Summit Express lift rides:
- One-time: $14 each
- Groups (15+) $10 each
- All day: $35 each
- Complimentary for 4 and under with a paying adult
First Aid/Water Stations sponsored by Lowes Foods will be available at the summit.
Awards: Approximately 2:00pm on the main deck
- Top 10 Male
- Top 10 Female
- Top 5 Male 70+
- Top 5 Female 70+
- Top 5 Male 12 & under
- Top 5 Female 12 & under
Pets are welcome. But they must be on a leash at all times. They are not allowed to participate in the Summit Crawl, or ride on Summit Express lift. They may not be on the property decks, or in the buildings, unless it is a service animal.
Sugar Mountain Food Service will be open from 11:00am until 3:00pm
Live: Mountain Creek
Enjoy the acoustic sounds of straight-up, traditional, bluegrass music. Local boys, Charlie on mandolin, Dwight on guitar and vocals, Mike on upright base and Perrie on banjo, will entertain from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
An abundance of free parking is available on Sugar Mountain Resort property.
Need more information:
- 828-898-4521 x261