Snow and Ski Report - January 2

Snowfall today provided a great boost to snow depth at area winter sports attractions. Luckily, the snowfall is pretty clear on area roads, but visitors will still get the benefits of added snow at the ski, snowboarding and snow tubing resorts in Western North Carolina.

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Snow and Ski Report from Cataloochee

We have received 2 inches of natural snow and the snow is forcast to continue into Wednesday. Snow making weather is in the forecast for most of the upcoming week and we will begin to make snow as quickly as the temperatures allow. On Wednesday, we will be skiing on seven slopes with 3 aerial lifts and 2 surface lift operating on a base of 20-36 inches and a machine worked surface. Tube World in Maggie Valley will reopen Thursday morning at 10am.

Current conditions:
  • Depth of Base - 20"-36"
  • Surface - Packed Powder
  • Trails/Lifts Operating - 7/5
  • Night Skiing - Yes
Find out more: Cataloochee Ski Area

Snow and Ski Report from Wolf Laurel

The recent snowfall is resulting in more winter sports terrain expected to be open this week. As of this morning, Wolf Laurel received four inches of fresh snow. There are now five slopes open, as well as three lifts.

Current conditions:

  • Base Depth - 12-28 inches
  • Surface Conditions - Natural and Manmade Powder
  • Slopes Open - 5
  • Lifts Open - 3
  • Snowmaking - Yes, as temperature and conditions permit
  • Natural Snow in the Last 24 hours - 4 inches
  • Night Skiing - yes
  • Terrain Park - Closed
  • Tubing - Open
  • 2007 - 2008 Snow - 6.0"
Find out more: Wolf Laurel Ski Resort

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