- The vertical drop from summit to base is 600 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1184 ft. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The highest point of the track is 3301 ft above sea level.
- Season starts on Dec 16 and ends on Mar 13 (87 days). Average season duration in the USA is 119 days.
- During the season (from Dec 16 till Mar 13) the average snow depth at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort is 26 ". Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average base depth of 27 ".
- Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort features 36 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 29 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 15 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 15 sunniest in the USA.
The Ski Resort
Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort is a little ski area offering 10 trails.They are serviced by 4 lifts with a capacity of 6000 people per hour. Night skiing is available on all trails. There is also a Terrain Park with great features available where you can show your skills. Beginners can get some lessons at the Gatlinburg Snow Sports. It offers lessons for all ability levels. Furthermore, there is a snowtubing park available. You don´t need any experience or special skill for snowtubing. It is an acitvity that can be enjoyed by the whole family. If you like sledding you will love snowtubing!