Monday, December 13, 2010

NC Ski Update: Cataloochee Ski Area

Snow Report for Tuesday, December 14 at Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley NC: At 4:30pm on Monday, the temperature is 9 degrees and Cataloochee has received 9” of new natural snow in the last 24 hours.

On Tuesday, skiing will be on 90% of the mountain on 14 out of 16 slopes with two aerial lifts and one conveyor lift operating on a base of 34-80” and a packed powder surface.  Snow is currently being made on the two remaining trails left to open.

On Tuesday three sessions of skiing will be offered, day skiing  from 9am – 4:30pm, twilight skiing from 1pm until 10pm and night skiing from 6pm until 10pm  with an afternoon half day rate available.  
Cataloochee is now on the regular operating schedule and holiday rates will begin Saturday, December 18 and continue each day through Sunday, January 2.

Every non-holiday Monday through Thursday all persons renting skis or snowboards at Cataloochee receive a FREE 1 hour beginner lesson!  Lesson times are at 9:30, 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 and 7:15pm and you should plan on being at the area at least 30 minutes prior to your chosen lesson time to sign up.

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