Feb. 12, 2014. March Madness means reduced prices beginning Monday, March 3 at Sugar Mountain Ski Resort. Skiers and snowboarders can enjoy 25 percent savings on lift tickets, rental equipment and lessons for the remainder of the winter season. Plus, Winter Value Packages are discounted 40 percent, making March skiing an riding more attractive than ever.
BOSS HAWG brings their distinctive brand of Bluegrass music to the Sugar Mountain Lodge Saturday, March 1,8 and on closing day. Each show begins at 4 p.m. and delivers two hours of authentic Southern Bluegrass music.
March 9 marks Sugar Bear’s Birthday Celebration. Another annual event that makes being at Sugar Mountain Ski Resort better than ever. Activities include the Great Bear Race, special treats and of course cupcakes and ice cream.
On Sunday, March 9, Sugar Mountain Resort celebrates the life of Dick Trundy, decorated Marine Corps General and aviator who served as Sugar Mountain Resort’s Director of Operations after his retirement from the service. The Dick Trundy Sugar Cup Giant Slalom competition is a NASTAR style competition open to skiers and snowboarders from the age of four to seniors 65 and up. One hundred percent of all $15 entry fees go to the American Cancer Society. Additional donations are always appreciated.
Sunday, March 15 Sugar Mountain hosts the Eighth Annual Easter Egg Hunt right on the slopes. Dress up in your Easter best costume and join Sugar and Sweetie Bear on the snow in search of prize-filled eggs. Hundreds of colorful plastic eggs will be spread over the Lower Flying Mile slope within view of the lodge. One lucky skier or snowboarder will find an egg containing a 2014-15 Sugar Mountain winter season pass. The Easter Egg Hunt is free for all children 12 and under with a valid lift/slope ticket or pass. Event line up is at 9 a.m. at the bottom of the No. 1 Summit lift.
While you’re at Sugar Mountain stop by the Sugar Mountain Sports Shop for the annual Spyder Sample Sale. All 2015 Spyder Sample apparel is 30 percent off retail prices. Remaining 2014 Spyder sample items are just half price and any remaining 2013 samples are slashed 60 percent off original retail prices. Quantities and sizes are limited so don’t miss out.
Of course we don’t want to get ahead of ourselves, but summer is a wonderful time to visit Sugar too. Weekend scenic lift rides will begin on Friday, July 4. To view the areas spectacular fireworks display atop Sugar’s 5,300 foot peak, lift rides will operate from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on the fourth of July. BBQ Boot Camp is July 18 and 19. The annual SugarBrew festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 2.
Visit Sugar Mountain Ski Resort this spring and summer. We can’t wait to see you. For more information on everything happening at Sugar Mountain Resort please visit www.skisugar.com/calendar or call 828-898-4521.