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Address: 1009 Sugar Mountain Dr, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7037
Phone Number: 828-898-4521
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Big-mountain ski resort area featuring a 1,200-foot vertical drop and ski...

Big-mountain ski resort area featuring a 1,200-foot vertical drop and ski runs of one-and-one-half miles.

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Solid for a weekend or a season

Best in the High Country.I have been back here consistently over the last 15 years, and it always the delivers the fix that I need.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jeremy E
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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved our visit and the condo owned by Eddie and Denise Moen which was perfect for us. They were easy to work with and responsive to any questions or needs. Condo was two bdrm, two bath and was equipped with all necessary kitchen and bath needs. Community indoor pool, gym and steam room and sauna were fantastic. We will be... More 

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best in the High Country.I have been back here consistently over the last 15 years, and it always the delivers the fix that I need.

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Thank Jeremy E
Dover, Ohio
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Briarcliff J42 belonging to Dereka's Sugar Mountain Rentals. Staff checking us in and out were friendly and helpful. The condo was clean. We ate all of our meals out so had no use for anything from the completely stocked (pans, dishes et cetera) kitchen. When we were in the condo we spent most of our time on... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rode a chairlift to the top for awesome views.bought some winter gear in the ski shop for 40% off top name brands.much laughter among the six of us on the lift.daw a large hawk

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Thank dorma002
Goose Creek, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Summer would not be complete without a trip to Sugar Mountain. When it's hot elsewhere escape to cooler temperatures and see how our ancestors lived, shopped, fished and gem mined. Or maybe your children would like rafting or cave crawling? You will enjoy eating at the restaurants in the area and find yourself hating when it's time to leave. You... More 

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Thank Joan H
Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the biggest and best mountain in NC for skiing. This past year was miserable, but not from a lack of trying, the snow and cold weather just never came. But the crew worked hard and they were able to open for more than 100 days in a season that should have only been about 60 days. Loads of... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We just drove by out of curiosity to check the place. Area is huge and looks great for the winter time. May go back to check the place when there is snow.

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Thank Jorge T
Carmel, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Great views. Our condo was super clean, but super dated. Torn carpet, some bathroom tiles missing, and tired feel. Appliances have been updated the bed was OK. The pool hot tub in game room area really tired looking.

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1 Thank Kim S
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We visited Sugar Mountain the last weekend in February 2016. We were not impressed. The resort had received a reported five inches of snow the day before. We thought it would be enjoyable to go up late in the season. Upon arrival, parking was not organized and staff was directing people to park wherever you could. We should have turned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited Sugar Mountain during spring break. Had a great time. Our daughter went snowboarding and took a class our first day there. Snowboard class was great and the instructor was excellent. Will definitely be back.

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