“Come Ski the Wolf.” Wolf Ridge Resort offers this enticing invitation. How could a skier or snowboarder turn down an invitation that sounds so cool? The greatest thing about coming on up to Ski the Wolf? It only involves a 35 minute scenic drive from Asheville!
What Makes It Great
Wolf Ridge Resorts stands five miles off of I-26 on a scenic highway. The Wolf is a favorite of locals looking for a quick trip to the ski slopes. The Wolf operates on 62 acres of enjoyable ski terrain that is covered in an average of 60-80 inches of snow per year. Skiers and snowboarders will enjoy Wolf Ridge’s recent terrain makeover which includes updates to the park and widened trails which provide better access to the lodge. Wolf Ridge’s Lower Lodge serves as a full service ski station for visitors, offering tickets, rental equipment, dining, and a gift shop. Wolf Ridge Resort has a variety of year-round accommodations available that provide a wonderful base camp.
Wolf Ridge is a family oriented resort. They help “share the stoke” with kids and beginners through their PSIA/AASI accredited Snow Sports School and their “magic carpet” serviced tube run.
- Number if Slopes: 15
- 40% Beginner
- 40% Intermediate
- 20% Advanced
- Annual snow average 60-80 inches
- Annual snow record: 148 inches
Download the Wolf Ridge Trail Map for an in-depth look at their terrain.
Who is Going to Love It
While it’s a primarily geared towards beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders, there are also deals for everyone!
- 2 For Tuesday: Buy 1 Lift Ticket, Get 1 Free
- Women’s Wednesday: ½ price lift tickets for all ladies
- Thursday College Night: $15 lift tickets with student ID
- Active Military: $15 off lift tickets with ID
Wolf Ridge is also open for night skiing.
Directions, Parking, & Regulations
Wolf Ridge is the closest ski resort to downtown Asheville. A 35 minute scenic drive up I-26 will bring you to the base of Wolf Ridge Resort.
Tickets are reasonably priced and start at $40 for adults. Visit Wolf Ridge’s website to purchase lift tickets in advance.
Featured image provided by Photo Courtesy of Wolf Ridge Resort