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Swain

Swain Ski Resort Guide

Swain, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates and Snowboarders.
Highest Lift600m
Lowest Lift400m
 Nearest AirportsAsheville and Knoxville
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Swain

The American ski resort of Swain is at an altitude of 400m.

Summary

Swain has direct access to 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

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

Skiing

Swain offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Swain offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Swain.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Swain?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Swain.

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Ski Area Stats

Swain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
4

Altitudes

Swain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift600m
Lowest Piste400m

Location and Map

Where is Swain?

This ski resort is in Forneys Creek, North Carolina, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Swain is Asheville, 111 minutes drive away.

Knoxville and Greenville airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 8,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Swain 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 Swain, 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 Swain Tourist Office for the latest.

Swain