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North Carolina Winter Getaways: Sapphire Valley Ski Guide

Family posing for a photo during a winter getaway at the Sapphire Valley ski areaWinter is right around the corner, and soon, our North Carolina ski resorts will reopen for another season of snowy fun! If you’re searching for a family-oriented winter sports resort, look no further than the Sapphire Valley Ski Area. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this resort offers something for everyone, including skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and zip lining. Stay with Cashiers Vacation Rentals and discover these winter adventures just fifteen minutes away from your vacation home!

Sapphire Valley Ski Area

The Sapphire Valley Ski Area is an excellent option for families, offering a moderate-slope ideal for kids and first-time skiers! Ticket sales are on a first-come, first-served basis and are sold at the Sapphire Valley Community Center. Please fill out the Ski Sapphire Waiver Form before your arrival. If you have any questions, please call 828-743-7663.

Skiing and Snowboarding

The ski and snowboard area offers a 1,600-foot main run with a vertical 200-foot drop. Access the quad lift from the main run to get to the top of the slopes for multiple runs. Your lift ticket also includes rental equipment for your day on the slopes!

Sapphire Valley Ski School

Learn how to ski or snowboard at the Sapphire Valley Ski School this winter. Group lessons are available daily for kids five and up. Please call 828-743-7663 for more information!

Frozen Falls Tube Park

The Frozen Falls Tube Park offers a multiple-lane, 500-foot snow tubing run that drops 60 feet down the mountain. Enjoy exhilarating fun for the whole family at the tube park!

The Vordach Zipline

Fly high above the trees this winter on The Vordach Zipline! The entire course includes 12 ziplines, while the lower course includes seven ziplines, ideal for kids. 

Great Outhouse Races

The ski resort hosts the annual Great Outhouse Races every winter, where participants compete on skis in decorated outhouses. This family-friendly event will also offer live music, food, drinks, and games. 

Apres Ski Activities

After a day of winter adventures, visit the new Slopeside Tavern at the base of the ski lodge. Refuel with their upscale American bar food menu featuring handheld sandwiches, salads, bowls, tacos, and flatbreads. 

Book Your North Carolina Winter Vacation Rental

Visit the Sapphire Valley Ski Area with your family this winter and stay with Cashiers Vacation Rentals. Our Sapphire vacation rental, Whale of a View, offers the perfect retreat for up to eight guests. Or rent half the property with our Rose and Darby Cottages, ideal for families of four. Book your North Carolina winter getaway today, and please contact us at 828-526-9999 with any questions!

By |2023-11-22T11:19:11-04:00November 19, 2023|Blog, Sapphire Valley Ski|Comments Off on North Carolina Winter Getaways: Sapphire Valley Ski Guide
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