Cataloochee Ski Area

1080 Ski Lodge Road, Maggie Valley, NC 28751
(800) 768-0285

Cataloochee Ski Area News

Time Spent With Cats is Never Wasted
Hello again skiers and riders of the Southeast! For those of you who love quotes from historical figures, I got this title from the Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis,…

Opening Day at Cataloochee 2020!

Let’s rewind a bit . . . I was at Cat for closing day of 2019-2020. The mood was somber. There weren’t any High-Five goodbyes. It felt like the rug…
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From First Chair to Last Chair

It seems like a week ago was a world away. Since last Thursday, our region has been hit with some northwest flow COLD weather. It feels like winter has finally…
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Great Skiing in the Great Smokies

Photos and Story by Brian Dix Hello once again skiers and riders of the southeast. Happy Holidays and welcome to winter (almost). Skiing mid-week is a hidden gem for a…
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A STORYBOOK Week for the Southeast

Well, what a great start to the season, and it’s technically not even (astronomical) winter yet! Although, “the nerd in the room” might argue with you on that, since meteorological…
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In the Groomer with Chris Bates

Yesterday, I got a chance to ride along with Chris Bates (owner of Cataloochee), in the groomer. To this day, Bates grooms the mountain every morning, and has a tireless…
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A Little Grass, but Lots of Grins!

Day 1 – Cataloochee Usually the prep for the first day of skiing feels like a bad case of Alzheimers, with the excitement of Christmas morning. Picking through the closet…
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