Skiers and snowboarders on a snowy mountain.

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina and located just thirty minutes north of Asheville is Wolf Ridge Resort, a family-oriented resort with year-round opportunities for outdoor adventure

From skiing, snowboarding, and tubing to mountain biking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, caving, and hiking, the entire family is sure to find the perfect mix of fun! Or if you prefer, the resort can be the perfect peaceful getaway.

The Wolf peaks at an elevation of 4,700 feet and sits in the shadow of Big Bald Mountain. They offer 54 acres of ski-able terrain, with snowmaking capability, 15 lighted runs, with 1 double lift, 1 quad lift, and 2 surface lifts

The lodge overlooking the slopes offers multiple fireplaces, cafeteria, gift shop, rental shop, and group sales department. Whether you are a beginner or expert, long-time regular, or first-time visitor, you are certain to find exactly what you are looking for at one of North Carolina’s premier snow sports facilities.

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort relies on mother nature to do most of the work, but they are able to give her a helping hand as long as the temperature is where they need it to be. So if they don’t receive enough natural snow, they can make their own! The current snow report is updated regularly by staff and can be accessed at

The facility offers boots, poles, and shaped skis ranging in length from 80 cm. to 178 cm for skiers. For the snowboarder, they have boots and boards ranging in length from 94 cm. to 154 cm. They also rent helmets, snow bibs, and lockers. They do not rent jackets, gloves, hats, or goggles, so be sure to pack those with you!

Tickets range from $33 to $78 per person, with multiple discounts available for students, seniors, groups, and season pass holders. Visit for additional information and to book your tickets in advance.