Special pricing available to K-12 students and teachers on days that school is cancelled due to winter weather. Pricing available to Ashe, Avery, Mitchell & Watauga counties in North Carolina and Carter & Johnson counties in Tennessee.
College students do not qualify for this special pricing but should refer to our College Discounts page for applicable discounts that may be available for them.
2023-2024 K-12 Student and Teacher Snow Day Rates
|Full Day or Half Day Slope/Lift Ticket||24|
|Snowboard Rentals||29 (deposit required)|
|Sugar Bear Ski School||80 (Full Day) or 60 (Half Day)|
|Polar Bear Snowboard School||120 (Full Day) or 90 (Half Day)|
- Available on Monday-Friday, non-holiday snow days. Not available for the Monday sessions during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, or President’s Day weekend.
- Applies to Avery, Ashe, Watauga, Mitchell, Carter, and Johnson County students and teachers only.
- Proof of residency must be presented. (school ID, report card, letter from school, parents drivers license)
- K-12 Homeschool students from applicable counties may receive this discount, with proper proof of residency, on days their county cancels public school due to winter weather.
- The Sugar Bear program is for ages 5-10.
- The Polar Bear program is for ages 7-14.
- There is a $400 deposit (cash/credit card) on snowboard rentals.
Our lift equipment requires routine maintenance. Although every precaution is taken; in rare cases, grease may drip from lift equipment. Sugar Mountain Resort is not responsible for grease on clothing or equipment. This is an inherent risk of the sport. The speed of lifts may be reduced due to wind or other factors.