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Cataloochee Ski Area

Cataloochee Ski Area is conveniently located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, four miles off U.S. 19 above Maggie Valley, N.C.,>[?Even when the winter weather seems too warm for skiing, Cataloochee's mile-high elevation provides fine conditions for making and keeping snow.Many families have learned to ski on these gentle slopes. Cataloochee's PSIA-registered ski school teaches basics to novices or new techniques to experts. Telemark and snowboard instruction is also offered.The Catt Trackers Program for ages 4 to 6 and the Catt Explorers Program for ages 7 to 12 are perfect for kids of all ability levels.The lodge is comfortable, featuring a circular fireplace, home cooked meals, full service rental department and a sun-drenched deck overlooking the slopes.