Sugar Mountain - Summit Crawl

1009 Sugar Mountain Drive, Banner Elk, NC 28604


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  • Dates: July 3, 2021
  • Time: 9:00 AM
  • Location: Sugar Mountain Resort, Inc.
  • Address: 1009 Sugar Mountain Drive, Banner Elk, NC 28604
  • Phone: 800-784-2768
  • Price: Adults (Ages 13 and older) $40, Children (Ages 12 and under) $30

Run, hike, climb, or crawl as fast as you can to Sugar Mountain's 5,300-foot peak by way of the Easy Street, Gunther's Way, and Northridge slopes on Saturday, July 3, when Sugar Mountain Resort hosts its third annual Summit Crawl.

Register online or by phone until 4:00pm, Friday July 2 or in person until 8:30 a.m., Saturday July 3. Entry fee includes a t-shirt and downhill transportation on the Summit Express lift. The start whistle blows at 9 a.m. for all categories.  

Top finishers in each category win medals and prizes ranging from Merrell, Alpine Ski Center, Ski Country Sports, to Tweetsie Railroad. And for those who cross the mile-high finish line, complimentary water and fruit, sponsored by Lowes Foods, and a chance to win a winter season pass awaits.

The Summit Express chairlift runs Saturday, July 3 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. for mountain-top fireworks viewing at 9 p.m.