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Black Mountain

Black Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Black Mountain, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Highest Lift730m
Resort Height380m
 Nearest AirportsAsheville and Greenville
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Black Mountain

The American ski resort of Black Mountain is at an altitude of 380m.

Summary

Black Mountain has direct access to 40 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Black Mountain offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Black Mountain is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Black Mountain.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Mr Rew'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Black Mountain?

The next notable snow forecast is 10cm, expected on 9 December.

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Ski Area Stats

Black Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
15
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
12
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
13
Cross Country
Total Length
150km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
4

Altitudes

Black Mountain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift730m
Lowest Piste400m
Resort Altitude (Black Mountain)380m
Max Vertical350m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Black Mountain
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Black Mountain?

This ski resort is in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Black Mountain is Asheville, 39 minutes drive away.

Greenville, Tri-Cities Regional, Charlotte Douglas and Knoxville airports are all within three hours drive.

Asheville is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 3,700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Black Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Black Mountain, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Black Mountain Tourist Office for the latest.

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