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Weddings at Sugar Mountain Resort!

Highslide JS Friday, July 4, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014
Chairlift rides run every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am until 5:30 pm. Bring the whole family, a picnic lunch, your mountain bike, or just a friend and enjoy a breathtaking 45 minute roundtrip lift-ride on Summit #2 to Sugars 5,300 foot peak. The scenery is remarkable.

July 4, 2014 Evening Chairlift Rides
Watch the area's fireworks from Sugar's 5,300 ft peak. The Summit #2 chairlift will run Friday, July 4th from 10 am until 10 pm. Call 800-sugar-mt for rate information.

For bike riders, mounted hooks on the backs of the chairs carry your bike to the top. Hand your bike to the lift attendant at the bottom of the Summit #2 lift, jump on the chair and enjoy the ride. The lift attendant will unload your bike at the top. The Village of Sugar Mountain town ordinance requires helmets to be worn by all bikers.

Lift Ride Hours:
10:00am - 5:30pm

Lift Tickets Prices:
$12 for a one-time ride
$25 for an all-day ticket
kids 4 and under ride free with an adult

$8 for groups of 20 or more for one-time tickets. Advanced reservations required. Please call Wendy Snider at 800-SUGARMT x 202 or email

Summer Season Lift Pass Price:
$250.00 - valid Friday, July 4th through Sunday, August 31, 2014 plus October 11th & 12th for Oktoberfest.

Scenic Lift Rides Weekend Schedule:
Every Saturday and Sunday from July 5th through August 31st
plus October 11th & 12th for Oktoberfest.

Scenic Lift Rides Weekday Schedule:
Friday, July 4th

Highslide JS Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014
Enjoy the two-day Oktoberfest from 10:00am until 5:00pm in the North Carolina Mountains. The event features live Bavarian music by the Harbourtown Fest band, German and American food & beverages; children's fun center; hay rides; local & regional craft fair; lift rides; winter sports shop sale, lodging specials and much, much more.

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Through October 19, 2014
Miles of hiking and biking trails intertwine throughout the Village of Sugar Mountain and are accessible from many points throughout the Village and Sugar Mountain Resort. Daily trail access is free of charge through October 19th from dawn until dusk.

Trailmaps are available for download (3.6MB) or in a black, marked mailbox located at the base of Sugar Mountain's Flying Mile slope. Trails are constantly being maintained so please be cautious. Also keep in mind that weather and other variables can change the condition of any trail. While riding a bike within the Village limits helmets are required.

Watch a video of our Downhill course - Summit to Base in 5 minutes!

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Through Sunday, October 19, 2014
Sugar Mountain Resort offers an exceptional wedding experience. Your once in a life-time, mountaintop event will be surrounded by blue skies, green slopes, lots of trees, comfortable temperatures, family, friends and nature the way it was intended. After the "I do's" delight in a reception crafted to your personal preferences. Full-service reception options from pig-pick'in to white table cloth are available. After all, love is everything! Sugar Mountain Resort is a full ABC permitted facility (beer, wine & liquor). Contact our Group Sales department at or 800-SUGARMT x 202 and begin making your wedding plans.

Six fast-dry clay tennis courts and an 18 hole executive golf course within the Village of Sugar Mountain. Both are open to the public. For more information please contact the Village of Sugar Mountain at

* Prices subject to change without notice. Lifts may close due to weather and other variables.

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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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