Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.5

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 48
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.0
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 62%
  • Beginner
  • 81%
  • Families
  • 71%
  • Intermediate
  • 38%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 29%
  • Advanced
  • 14%

Helpful Highlights:

I live 45 min away from Ober and have purchased a season pass for about the last 5 years. Many folks hate on Ober but considering its location I feel they d...

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  • 4

    Not to shabby for east Tn

    by rockytop82 - 20th November 2011

    Pros: good during week when base is established

    Cons: stay away during the holidays

    I live 45 min away from Ober and have purchased a season pass for about the last 5 years. Many folks hate on Ober but considering its location I feel they d... Full review

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  • 4

    Good Fun if You Just Want to Ski without Buying Plane Tickets

    by Mikerrr - 18th January 2011

    Pros: Geographically convenient, provides mix of slope difficulty, little waiting

    Cons: Hard to reach, limited parking, equipment rental is SLOW, no real lodge

    Somewhat limited access makes this place a little hard to reach. You have a choice of paying to ride up on a gondola from downtown G'burg for $10 (get $5 ba... Full review

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  • 3

    great for beginner

    by pacifictrevor - 20th December 2010

    Pros: might be close to your place, not expensive

    Cons: small, snow not very good

    i like it as it is the only one nearby.the snow condition is really not good. it is great if you are beginner learning. even so, avoid holiday and weekend i... Full review

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  • 3


    by Rahndezvous - 17th March 2010

    Pros: terrain park, variety of runs

    Cons: lifts, more like a hill than a mountain

    I visited Ober (or Uber as I prefer) Gatlinburg in early March so it was a little warmer than I prefer. Still, the slopes were groomed, there wasn't too man... Full review

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  • 1

    This is not a good resort

    by sabi878 - 27th January 2010

    Pros: only in tn at least we have something

    Cons: small no difficult slopes slow lifts

    this is a small and more like an amusment park then ski resort their lifts are very slow and i have been there and the liift stopped working. If you arent a... Full review

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  • 2

    Fun but small

    by otgoal21 - 3rd January 2010

    Pros: nightlife, family friendly

    Cons: little to no terrain, crowded

    Went skiing on New Years day and enjoyed the experience. The mountain was pretty empty early on as a resut and the lift lines weren't bad. Later on it got c... Full review

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