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PRESS RELEASE
Sugar Mountain Resort, Inc.
1009 Sugar Mountain Drive
Sugar Mountain, NC 28604
CONTACT: Kim Jochl x262
DATE: October 31, 2012


Mother Nature's Trick Is Sugar's Treat

Sugar Mountain, North Carolina, October 31, 2012 – Sugar Mountain Ski Resort in North Carolina is open today, on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31, 2012 for day skiing and snowboarding.

The mega storm, Sandy, or can we call it a "Southeaster" pounded the East Coast, ushering in winter in the North Carolina Mountains.  Over nine inches of natural snow, cold temperatures and round the clock snowmaking provided the perfect elements for Sugar Mountain Resort's unprecedented early opening and first time ever October opening.  In its 43 year history, Sugar Mountain Resort's earliest opening was on November 5th in 1976.

Snowmaking began Sunday evening, October 28th and continues around the clock. A six to thirty inch base of natural and manmade packed powder surface covers the Upper and Lower Flying Mile slopes.  The Summit #1 Lift is in operation to the 3/4's station.  Special early opening lift/slope ticket prices are $30 for a full-day session and $25 for a half-day session. For a real time look at the slopes through the live, streaming web cam please log on to www.skisugar.com/sugarlive.

Sugar Mountain Sports Shop, located in the Base Lodge is open and features the finest in winter apparel and footwear, quality gift items, and souvenirs. New winter items are arriving daily.

Sugar's 10,000 square foot outdoor ice rink and tubing park are scheduled to open in mid-November or as weather permits.

For more information please call 800-SUGAR-MT or view www.skisugar.com for the latest slope and weather conditions.  Historical opening and closing dates as well as recorded annual natural snowfall measurements can be found at www.skisugar.com/press/stats.

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Sugar Mountain Resort is located at 1009 Sugar Mountain Drive within the Village of Sugar Mountain in
Avery County, North Carolina. You will find 115 acres of ski and snowboard terrain and a 1,200
foot vertical drop. Other activities include tubing, ice skating and snowshoeing.


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