Snow Sports at
Ski Sapphire

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Snow Sports at
Ski Sapphire Valley

Sapphire Valley Ski Resort offers affordable snow sports opportunities as part of a 5700-acre four season resort.

The resort features a moderate slope fit for intermediate skiers and ideal for youth and beginners. Along with the Frozen Falls Tube Park, Ski Sapphire Valley is a great family retreat!

Our Winter  tours on The Vordach Zip Line Experience returns this year!!! 

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Snow Skiing

The average elevation is 3,400 feet. Our resort consists of our 1600 foot main run with a vertical drop of over 200 feet, complete with our state-of-the-art quad-lift and our learning center slope.Rental and Lift Rates...

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There is really no better slope than Ski Sapphire Valley to learn or improve your snow boarding skills! Snowboard Lesson Info...

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Snow Tubing

Frozen Falls is our newly expanded, multiple lane, 300 foot snow tubing run. A moving carpet quickly and effortlessly transports you back to the top for multiple runs throughout each 1.75 hour session. Frozen Falls Info...

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Winter Zip Line Tours

The Vordach Zip Line is currently closed due to the COVID and inability to distance on the line and stations high up in the trees. 

Family Fun - the perfect selfie background! 
Since the Ski Resort was built in 1964, snow sports have provided countless vacation goers with family fun and memories.
A renovated Base Lodge Park and Fire Pit and the new Slopeside Tavern  complete the experience! Gather round the fire with friends and family and watch all the fun!

Top Links to Find Winter Fun:

Frozen Falls |  Rates | Ski / Snow Board School | Winter Zip Line | Web Cam




North Carolina Ski Areas Association 

[Ski Well, Be Well Best Practices PDF Document]

*Face coverings are mandatory on all lifts, inside and while skiing. Also, 6 foot social distancing.

*Guests will self-group & load the chair with their party.

*Clear the unload area as quickly as possible after disembarking the chair.

*Keep all personal belongings in your vehicle, we cannot provide lockers.

*All surfaces will be disinfected regularly.

* Gaiters, Bandanas, Scarves & Cloth can be used

Ski Sapphire Bragging Rights

Sapphire Valley boasts a Norman Rockwell like setting perfect for families looking for a safe, relaxing ski vacation. Sapphire Valley is nestled in one of the most scenic corners of the Blue Ridge mountains, and is the closest resort to Atlanta offering big city residents their quickest chance for winter mountain getaway.

Sapphire Valley’s ski area consists of a 1600 foot main run with a vertical drop of 200 feet, complete with a state-of-the-art quad-lift, a learning center slope and a multiple lane tube park. The Four Seasons Grille is conveniently located at the bottom of the slope serving appetizers, lite fare, sandwiches and dinner entrees and includes a ski clothing retail shop with ski clothing rentals. The small footprint allows families to ski together all day, regardless of skill level, and provides an ideal location for beginners to take their first turns in an encouraging atmosphere. 
You’ll find one of the most economical ski experiences in the region at Sapphire Valley, with a reasonably priced lift-ticket that includes rental equipment. Beginners are given a priority at Sapphire with top-notch instruction and on-the-mountain guidance from professional instructors. Sapphire Valley has the perfect slope for building confidence on the mountain.

Groups are special to us at Sapphire Valley
...and discounts are provided to groups of 10 or more skiers or snowboarders. With advance reservations, your skis or snowboards will be reserved and equipment fitters and instructors will be ready and waiting when your group arrives. This lets you avoid check-in-lines and allows more time to enjoy the cool mountain air and snowy slopes


127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire Valley, NC

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