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Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort Guide

Ober Gatlinburg, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift1,005m
Resort Height823m
 Nearest AirportsKnoxville and Asheville
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Ober Gatlinburg

The American ski resort of Ober Gatlinburg is at an altitude of 823m.


Ober Gatlinburg has direct access to 8 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

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


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Ober Gatlinburg.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Grizzly'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ober Gatlinburg?

The next notable snow forecast is 13cm, expected on 28 January, with around 17cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Ober Gatlinburg

Ski Area Stats

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,005m
Lowest Piste823m
Resort Altitude (Ober Gatlinburg)823m

Location and Map

Where is Ober Gatlinburg?

This ski resort is in Sevier, Tennessee, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Ober Gatlinburg is Knoxville, 60 minutes drive away.

Asheville, Tri-Cities Regional, Chattanooga and Greenville airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 6,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 45 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ober Gatlinburg 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 Ober Gatlinburg, 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 Ober Gatlinburg Tourist Office for the latest.

Ober Gatlinburg