Ski Sapphire Valley, North Carolina

​​​​Ski Sapphire General Information: 828-743-7663 [Phone Directory]

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Snow Sports at Ski Sapphire Valley


Sapphire Valley Ski Resort offers affordable snow sports opportunities as part of a 5700-acre four season resort. The resort features a moderate slope fit for intermediate skiers and ideal for youth and beginners. Along with the Frozen Falls Tube Park and Winter Zip Line Experiences on The Vordach, Ski Sapphire Valley is a great family retreat!


Since the Ski Resort was built in 1964, snow sports have provided countless vacation goers with family fun and memories. Now,winter zip line tours on The Vordach Zip Line Experience  provides a unique, extra thrill for you and your family. A renovated Base Lodge Park and Fire Pit complete the experience! Gather round the fire with friends and family and watch all the fun!


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The Vordach Zip Line | Frozen Falls Tube Park| Ski / Tube Rates

 | Lodging | Weather| Snow Report | Live Ski Cam



The intimate setting makes Sapphire Valley Ski Resort an ideal location for group outings and family activities.  

In addition, the learning center is staffed with well trained professionals, while a handful of snowboarding elements help create a fun environment.

What’s New at Ski Sapphire Valley


Sapphire Valley Ski Area made history, again, in 2017 by completing the new, state of the art, high pressure water system! The system provides more water to more snow guns than ever before, increasing the snow making capabilities by 75-100%!  


​New Snow Makers! 


​“The HKD Halo makes heavenly snow in all conditions.”

The HKD Halo is an innovative multi-nozzle fan gun design that thrives in marginal temperatures and low water pressure environments. The Halo makes heavenly snow in all conditions.


Snow quality and simplicity is the core of the Halo. Its modular design is plug and play with current generation HKD fans. Simply remove the Diablo Module and plug in the Halo - it’s a one-person job. The HKD software recognizes the technology change and makes the necessary adjustment to the snowgun performance curves. It’s like having two fan guns in one. (Content: Halo)

Sapphire Valley’s ski area consists of a 1600 foot main run with a vertical drop of 200 feet, complete with a state-of-the-art quad-lift, a learning center slope and a multiple lane tube park. The Four Seasons Grille is conveniently located at the bottom of the slope serving appetizers, lite fare, sandwiches and dinner entrees and includes a ski clothing retail shop with ski clothing rentals. The small footprint allows families to ski together all day, regardless of skill level, and provides an ideal location for beginners to take their first turns in an encouraging atmosphere. 

You’ll find one of the most economical ski experiences in the region at Sapphire Valley, with a reasonably priced lift-ticket that includes rental equipment.  Beginners are given a priority at Sapphire with top-notch instruction and on-the-mountain guidance from professional instructors. Sapphire Valley has the perfect slope for building confidence on the mountain.


Groups are special to us at Sapphire Valley


...and discounts are provided to groups of 10 or more skiers or snowboarders.  With advance reservations, your skis or snowboards will be reserved and equipment fitters and instructors will be ready and waiting when your group arrives.  This lets you avoid check-in-lines and allows more time to enjoy the cool mountain air and snowy slopes.

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Bragging rights


Sapphire Valley boasts a Norman Rockwell like setting perfect for families looking for a safe, relaxing ski vacation.  Sapphire Valley is nestled in one of the most scenic corners of the Blue Ridge mountains, and is the closest resort to Atlanta offering big city residents their quickest chance for winter mountain getaway.