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On the slopes

Ski Cataloochee for less

Homeschoolers and families can get lower rates at Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley this winter. 

On Tuesdays through the end of the season, students presenting homeschool credentials can get lift tickets for $25 and combined lift and rental for $35. The rate for lift, lesson and rental is $50. The package is good for day skiing from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Likewise, Wednesdays are family days at Cataloochee. Every non-holiday Wednesday through the end of the season, children 17 and under will receive a free lift ticket when accompanied by a parent purchasing a full price adult day lift ticket. Not valid with any other program or discount. Regular rental and lesson rates apply.


Reservations required at Cataloochee

Cataloochee Ski Area is operating on a reservation-only system due to high demand and COVID-19 protocols.

Guests must book lift tickets and rentals online, and some days are sold out. Once a given day is sold out online, Cataloochee will not accept walk-up guests. 

Tickets may be purchased up to two weeks in advance, and the lift ticket time starts when it is first scanned at the lift, not at the time of purchase. Lessons are available. Face coverings are required in lines, buildings, or when social distancing is not possible, and guests who decline to wear a face covering will be asked to leave.

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