Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Cataloochee Ski Area

Planning a ski trip to Cataloochee Ski Area? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Cataloochee Ski Area stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Cataloochee Ski Area review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 49.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 1.9

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 25%
  • Beginner
  • 50%
  • Families
  • 63%
  • Intermediate
  • 47%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 25%
  • Advanced
  • 22%

Helpful Highlights:

This was our second trip to Cataloochee. Learning from last time we resisted the urge to start skiing on Friday late afternoon already as this will cost a f...

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  • 5

    Another Good Day

    by dangjaso - 19th January 2009

    Pros: Moutain 100% Open

    Cons: Still A little icy.

    The whole MTN was open, which was great. First time I was able to go to the very top. I loved it. The top did not have as much coverage as the bottom, but... Full review

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  • 3

    Convenient, friendly, snowboarders out of control!!!!

    by theconz - 10th January 2009

    Pros: Close to points south, nice folks, nice lodge, just friendly in general

    Cons: Snowboarders out of control....hello, Ski Patrol and management!

    Cat is a nice little mountain to get some runs in, learn to ski or take the family. Tube world a base of mountain great for non skiers and kids so everyone ... Full review

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  • 3

    my kids learned ski in 1 day!

    by nuray - 28th December 2008

    Pros: great teachers

    Cons: no snow

    We travelled 15 hrs from Florida for this, kids learned skiing in 1 day, that was very good because we went to Vermont next day and they were ready. Prices ... Full review

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  • 4

    Great for learning

    by nikonthomas - 22nd December 2008

    Pros: Great ski school for young kids, excellent snow making equipment

    Cons: crowded on weekends

    We are heading back to Cat for the 2nd year in a row. We like that it's close to Maggie Valley which makes for a fun family trip and its drive time from Nas... Full review

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  • 3

    Cataloochee Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 23rd February 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    It's not Colorado. I live in Greenville and having decent skiing within a short drive (less than two hours) is great. All the complaints are true and I g... Full review

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  • 4

    Cataloochee Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 13th February 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    I live in ATL CAtaloochee is great and I have been going for years, all the complaints are true, all the advice is also true, Forget going on the week... Full review

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