Cataloochee Ski Area opened for the season Monday, Nov. 14, after starting snowmaking with the onset of cold weather the previous day.
For opening day, one aerial lift operated 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with skiing and riding on five trails: Upper Omigosh, Rock Island Run, Lower Omigosh, Rabbit Hill and Beginner’s Luck. Through Dec. 9, the ski area will be open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on non-holiday weekdays and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekends and holidays, including Thanksgiving. Special hours Nov. 23, 25 and 26 are 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Last year, Cataloochee opened for the season on Nov. 20. For updates on the 2022 season, visit cataloochee.com or follow the ski area on social media.