The summer season may be unlike any other, but the spinning of chairlift bull wheels, the cascading wind wrapping around the speeding mountain biker, the calming view along the route aboard the Summit Express to Sugar’s peak and back, and the energy of Memorial Day and Independence Day have never been more welcome.

On Friday, May 22, in accordance with Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 138, Sugar Mountain Resort’s Summit Express scenic chairlift rides and the bike park open for the summer. The new Easy Street trail debut’s fun features and encourages all levels to hone their skills. Subject to further guidance from Governor Cooper, the fourth annual Summit Crawl competition will take place July 4 along with the fireworks show during the 9 p.m., Fourth-of-July celebration. The tween and teen gravity mountain bike camp will be July 10-12.

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