Sugar Mountain touts summer activities

Here’s the press release from Sugar Mountain Ski Resort:


SUGAR MOUNTAIN SKI RESORT, NORTH CAROLINA – April 2, 2012 – This summer speed your way down narrow dirt trails on a mountain bike. The trail system which intertwines throughout the Village of Sugar Mountain can be used by hikers and bikers alike. It is accessible from many points throughout the Village. Daily usage is free of charge May 1st through October 21st from dawn until dusk.

Soak in nature’s beauty while relaxing in a chairlift on your way to Sugar Mountain’s 5,300 foot summit. Scenic chairlift rides operate every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 5:30 pm Wednesday July 4th through Labor Day Monday, September 3rd. Scenic vistas provide extraordinary views of North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Grandfather Mountain, Roan Mountain and beyond. For mountain bikers, hooks mounted on the back of the liftchairs carry bikes to the top of Sugar Mountain. One-time or all-day lift tickets are available as well as group tickets. Kids 4 and under ride free with a ticketed adult.

Get married on top of one of North Carolina’s highest peaks. 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!

Shop ’til you drop for all of your cold weather wear during the 4th of July winter sale. Sugar’s Fourth of July Sports Shop Super Sale begins Wednesday, July 4th and goes through Sunday, July 8th each day from 10 am until 6 pm. Everything in the shop is 30% to 70% off retail prices. No exceptions! Brand name items like Marmot, Ugg, Sorel, Spyder, Merrell, Columbia, Bogs, NILS, Mammut, Burton, Scott, and more are on sale.

The most fun you’ll have all year long is at Sugar’s 22nd Annual Oktoberfest Saturday and Sunday, October 13th & 14th. The weekend is jam packed with an eclectic range of activities from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. At the very least come drink a Bavarian beer or dance a waltz with us. Festival admission, parking and shuttle service are free!

As with any resort town, the traditional is also available. Six fast dry clay tennis courts and an 18 hole executive golf course within the Village of Sugar Mountain await.

For additional information please call 800-SUGAR-MT or visit us at


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