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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  • 3

    Avoid Ober between Christmas and New Years a.k.a Hell Week

    by TresHojas - 2nd January 2010

    Pros: Great tubing run and night sking

    Cons: Very congested during the day

    I brought my family and friends (4 adults and 3 kids) to ski on Dec 27th though the 30th. I was amazed at the long line of cars trying to enter the amuseme... 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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  • 3

    Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 3rd February 2006



    Gatlinburg is a nice place to visit. Just keep a few things in mind: Parking at Obergatlinburg is VERY limited. Be prepared to park at the bottom of the hil... Full review

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  • 3

    Ober Review

    by jssctrent - 22nd January 2009

    Pros: Lots of other activities available, multitude of lodging options, great place to visit in general

    Cons: Just a few trails, weather usually very warm

    Ober is a great place for first-timers. Night skiing Monday through Friday is super cheap, lessons are cheap, and if skiing or snowboarding turns out not to... 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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