CURRENT SETUP

Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain (OGFT) is located on Lower Bear Run today with 7 features:   Medium Jump, Flat Up Flat Box, Hitching Post, Dance Pad, Smooth Pipe, Flat Rail and Rainbow Box.

Remember, features set up and/or open can vary from those seen on map and may change due to weather conditions.

2014-15 Event Schedule

  • November 21 → Back in Blue Rail Jam
  • January 8 → College Day
  • January 15 → Ladies Night
  • January 16 → Free Flow Friday
  • January 22 → Ladies’ Night
  • January 25 Sunday Session
  • February 5 College Night
  • February 13 Free Flow Friday
  • February 19Ladies’ Night (To be Rescheduled)
  • February 22Sunday Session
  • March 6 → College Night
  • March 7 → Gaper Day (retro)
  • March 8 → Spring Fling (registration begins Feb. 20 in Guest Services)
SPRING FLING REGISTRATION

The Lineup

Ober Gatlinburg and Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain (OGFT) are excited to announce the event lineup for the upcoming winter! We have plenty of fun events for everyone, with bigger and more unique setups than ever before.

The opening season rail jam, Back in Blue, will be on Friday, November 21st. This is your chance to shred the tubing park! A unique setup, giveaways, plenty of vendors, live music, ski films, food and drinks, and much more to celebrate the start of the winter season.

Our signature competitions, Sunday Sessions are back! We will have a Slopestyle on January 25th, and a Big Air on February 22nd. The events have been pushed back in the season to ensure enough snow for a quality setup! Plenty of prizes to giveaway and the results will be combined to determine an overall winner for a season pass.

We will hold two Free Flow Fridays: January 16th and February 13th. This is your chance to shred under the lights at OGFT. Fun and creative setups to encourage progression, this is a night for you to come out and push yourself in a laid back atmosphere.

On January 15th and February 19th we will have a Ladies’ Night.  Ladies can get exchange 10 non-perishable food items for a night area lift ticket, benefitting the Sevier County Food Ministry  January 15 OGFT will be hosting a “Ladies Night in the Park” event starting at 6 with tips and insights from a female coach. Door prizes will be handed out to all participant seeking to challenge themselves in a supportive, no pressure environment.

To end the season, Spring Fling is on again! We will have a Big Air, Giant Slalom, Pond Skimming and more to end the season. Lots of giveaways and fun for all!

OGFT SPONSORS

Big thanks to all of our OGFT sponsors for their continued support and prizes!

THIS IS THE SYMBOL FOR FREESTYLE TERRAIN

We’ve increased the number of rails and boxes, as well as varying snow features such as table tops and spines available during the season.

Our park crew is dedicated to keeping the features freshly groomed throughout the day and making the best set-ups possible.

Be sure to keep an eye on this page and become a fan of OGFT on Facebook for park updates and events!

Need to Know More?

Aren’t familiar with Freestyle Terrain, Terrain Parks, and the orange oval? Check the Smart Style site for informative videos and tips on using the Terrain Park.

We urge everyone visiting Ober Gatlinburg to take this short quiz about Terrain Park use.

Your Responsibility Code

  • Always stay in control. Be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
  • People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
  • You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or aren’t visible from above.
  • Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill & yield to others.
  • Always use devices that prevent runaway equipment.
  • Observe all posted signs & warnings. Keep off closed trails & out of closed areas.
  • Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge & ability to load, ride, & unload safely.
  • Officially endorsed by National Ski Areas Association

 


HEADS UP!

FREESTYLE TERRAIN MAY INCLUDE HALF-PIPES, AS WELL AS TERRAIN PARKS AND TERRAIN FEATURES. THEY ARE PROVIDED FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT AND OFFER ADVENTURE, CHALLENGE AND FUN.

HOWEVER, FREESTYLE TERRAIN USE, LIKE ALL SKIING AND RIDING, EXPOSES YOU TO THE RISK OF SERIOUS INJURY.

PRIOR TO USING FREESTYLE TERRAIN, IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS AND TO FOLLOW “YOUR RESPONSIBILITY CODE”.


A FEW REMINDERS

  • Freestyle Terrain contains man-made and natural terrain variations.
  • Freestyle Terrain changes constantly due to weather and use.
  • Inspect Freestyle Terrain before using and throughout the day.
  • In jumping and using this terrain, you assume the risk of serious injury.
  • Be courteous and respect others.
  • One user on a Terrain feature at a time.
  • Never jump blindly – use a spotter when necessary. Look Before You Leap!
  • It is your responsibility to control your body on the ground and in the air.
  • Always clear the landing area quickly.
  • Always ride or ski in control and within your ability.