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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  • 4

    had a great time

    by sensible - 9th January 2010

    Pros: no lift lines, good conditions, good teachers for kids

    Cons: beginner snow boarders falling down everywhere

    My husband and I drove up from Atlanta with our two small children and had a great time. We were pleasantly surprised. The conditions were good, there wer... Full review

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  • 4

    Close to the Big Cities of the South

    by Skiing420 - 17th March 2009

    Pros: Family friendly, location, staff, food, early season

    Cons: Crowded, unruly skiers & boarders,

    I love going to Cataloochee, since it is close to Atl. The staff is friendly and always helpful, if asked. Group sales staff makes any group experience gr... Full review

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  • 4


    by marlenapace - 20th February 2009

    Pros: Cheap during the week

    Cons: sloped had iced

    Loved Cataloochee. The black diamond slopes weren't awful. I actually liked them the best of any other slope. If you can go during the weekday I would advic... Full review

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  • 4

    Learning to ski was fun

    by dixon4 - 18th February 2009

    Pros: Excellent teachers. My two sons can ski in one day!

    Cons: Can't think of one.

    This was our first experience skiing. Everyone there was so helpful and the teachers were great. They took time with each one of us, and our boys can ski.... Full review

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  • 1

    Ah...Not so much

    by RHStock - 13th February 2009

    Pros: Close to Maggie Valley

    Cons: Small, busy

    Overall, I would say that 98% of the cars in the parking lot were from Florida and it was clear when you hit the slopes. It seemed like the people were at ... Full review

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  • 5

    Always a blast

    by dangjaso - 21st January 2009

    Pros: Friendly, Good coverage, Nice people

    Cons: Poor Line Control, Food,

    I always have a good time at Cataloochee, I've been there 4 times this season and plan on going again really soon. Best thing about this place, the worke... Full review

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