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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  • 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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  • 2

    Sorry, I'm Not a Fan

    by MCPG - 31st January 2009

    Pros: There are plenty of things to do nearby rather than ski.

    Cons: It's probably the most dangerous place I've ever skied.

    I really like the town of Gatlinburg. I've been visiting Gatlinburg for my whole life, over 40 years. I proposed to my wife in Gatlinburg and we spend a c... Full review

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  • 1

    My worst experience so far

    by AmaSkiNC - 4th February 2009

    Pros: ski school instructors

    Cons: everything else

    This is a southern locale so tends to be icy. Can get crowded and with the occasional kamekaze skier/boarder it is downright dangerous. Good nightlife in th... Full review

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  • 1

    Worst experience

    by sasaquash - 28th December 2008

    Pros: nice view

    Cons: rude people at the resort

    We just went to the resort the weekend before christmas because we wanted to experiece skiing and snow tubing. Parking in downtown is difficult, you have t... Full review

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  • 1

    Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 14th January 2008



    Killing the Spirit!! While my family was vacationing up in Gatlinburg over the Holidays, I was hoping to get some snowboarding in and to expose my 4 year... 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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