Wolf Ridge Ski Resort

Ski the wolf!

When you ski or snowboard at Wolf Ridge Ski Resort you'll enjoy unmatched views, crisp mountain air, well-groomed slopes and new places to explore at Western North Carolina's top-rated ski slope. The Snow Sports School provides lessons for beginners to intermediate in skiing and snowboarding. Wolf Ridge's instructors are trained to give you the highest quality instruction with your safety as a priority. There is something for everyone from beginner to expert at this family-oriented resort now with an expanded 72 acres of ski terrain. At 4,700 feet elevation, slopes are open for day and night skiing with 100% snow making capability. Located just 30 minutes north of Asheville, Wolf Ridge Ski Resort is North Carolina's most accessible family-oriented resort only 5 miles from I-26 W at Exit 3.

Stay in a Scenic Wolf cabin between Dec 18th and February 28th and receive one daily ski pass included with each rental!

In addition, Wolf Ridge offers great ticket specials to make your stay even better:
2-for-Tuesday: Buy 1 Lift Ticket, Get 1 Free!
Women's Wednesday: 1/2 Price Lift Tickets for All Ladies!
Home Schooler Special: Every Tues-Thursday, enjoy a $20 full day lift ticket, $11 half day lift ticket, $9 ski rental, and $15 snowboard rental!

Wolf Ridge supports those in uniform!
Active Military always receives $15 off Lift Ticket (ID Required)
Firefighters/Law Enforcement always receives $5 off Lift Ticket (ID Required)

Group rental rates are available for groups of 15 or more skiing together.
Please call Wolf Ridge to inquire!
(Please note that the one daily ski pass with each rental is provided through Carolina Mornings and requires a vacation rental reservation. This included pass does not count towards a buy-one-get-one ticket or the group rental tickets. Please call Wolf Ridge directly to confirm the weekly specials. We do our best to keep this list up to date, so please let us know if you find anything different than what we have posted here!)

Terrain Park
Expanded in 2011, the 72 acre park offers lots of exciting features for various skill levels. View the trail map to get a closer look at our terrain park and resort area. Learn more >>

15 Ski Runs -

  • 4 Green
  • 8 Blue
  • 3 Black Diamond

3 Ski Lifts -

  • 1 Quad chairs
  • 1 Double chairs
  • 1 Surface lift

Ski Lodge
At Wolf Ridge Ski Resort, you have quick and easy convenience to the large Base Lodge during an exhilarating day of skiing or snowboarding. Your area pass grants you access to all of the slopes and lifts at the resort. Learn more >>

Base Lodge -

  • Nestled at the bottom of the slopes
  • Information Office
  • Three large fireplaces
  • Ticket sales, rental equipment, gift shops, and food services

The Ridge Lodge unfortunately burned down on 3/26/14.

Cabin Rentals

Slope side cabins with incredible views are available on Wolf Ridge. Learn more >>

  • Three or four bedroom
  • Wrap-around decks
  • Full kitchens
  • Large living areas with fireplaces
  • Hot tubs available
  • Dog-friendly cabins available
With Carolina Mornings, enjoy one included ski pass for every day of your stay! Click here to learn more.

Snow Sports School
Wolf Ridge's top-rated Snow Sports School offers private and group lessons for beginners to intermediate. Learn more >>

Private Lessons -

  • One-on-one instruction
  • Basic skiing and snowboarding techniques
  • Tailored to student's ability and learning process
  • Taught on hourly basis
  • Ages 5 and up

Group Lessons -

  • Minimum of 4 people and 15 maximum
  • Basic skiing and snowboarding instruction
  • For first-time skiers or snowboarders
  • Ages 8 and up

Tube Run

Less than 1 mile from Wolf Ridge Ski Resort, our new tube run is longer and wider with a "magic carpet" lift to take you back up the hill. Learn more >>

  • Two locations
  • Long, wide slopes
  • Snow making capability
  • "Magic carpet" lift
  • Open 7 days a week