The opening and closing dates of our winter season vary each year according to weather, but we generally strive to be open by Thanksgiving and we remain open until the end of March. View historic opening and closing dates on our stats page.
Off Season: 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday
Half-Day Session: 12:30 – 4:30pm
Twilight Session: 12:30 – 10:00pm (closed 4:30 – 6:00pm)
Night Session: 6:00 – 10:00pm
Christmas Eve: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Christmas Day: 12:00 – 10:00pm (closed 4:30 – 6:00pm)
Tubing: 10:00am – 10:00pm (session times may vary)
Ice Skating: 10:00am – 10:00pm (session times may vary)
Scenic summer lift-rides are available Memorial Day Weekend and the 4th of July weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Bike Park includes its signature expert terrain and beginner and intermediate trails. Varying line option choices from the summit to the base include rollers, small dips, table tops, and other fun features.
The Summit Crawl Sugar Mountain Summit Crawl is held annually the 4th of July. Climb to Sugar’s 5’300’ peak as fast as you can via Easy Street, Gunther’s Way and Northridge.
Fourth of July Fireworks on Top of Sugar Mountain
A mountain-top, fireworks show, sponsored by the Village of Sugar Mountain Tourism Development Authority, viewed from Sugar’s 5,300’ peak begins around 9:00 p.m. The Summit Express chairlift runs July 4 from 7:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. for mountain-top fireworks viewing.Ticket sales for fireworks viewing lift rides end at 8:30pm. No mountain bikes after 5:45 p.m. Typical Mountain Boys perform at the base lodge from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. and food and beverages are available at the mountain’s base and summit.
Gravity Mountain Bike Camp for teens and tweens. Three days of fun, friends, and developing and improving their gravity skills. Held the second weekend in July.
Oktoberfest is held annually the second weekend in October. Activities from 10 am until 5 pm. Admission, parking and shuttle service are free!
Sugar Mountain Resort features 125 acres of skiable terrain. The 20 slopes are serviced by 1 High Speed Detachable Six Passenger Chairlift, 2 High Speed Detachable Four Passenger Chairlifts, 1 Fixed Grip Four Passenger Chairlift, 2 Fixed Grip Double Chairlifts, 1 Handle Tow (Terrain Park), 2 Magic Carpets (1 – beginner area, 1 – Tubing). 14 of the slopes are lit for night skiing/snowboarding. See what’s open!
In the summer the Summit Express and Easy Street chairlifts operate for foot passengers and Mountain Bikers and are equipped with mountain bike racks.
Sugar Mountain Resort is concerned about safety. Please be aware of all signs and warnings posted. For winter activities, read through the safety policies. Be Aware!
To access any slope and ride any lift proper equipment is required which includes metal edges, retaining straps or brakes, and a minimum length of 70 cm. Ski Bikes are not allowed. Sledding is strictly prohibited on Sugar Mountain Resort property. Any sleds will be confiscated.