At the top of Beech Mountain Resort is a one-of-a-kind amenity where guests are invited to take a break. 5506′ pays tribute to the elevation that gives us the title of the highest ski area in eastern America. 5506′ is a structure like no other that consists of a 2800 ft.² deck with Adirondack chairs and picnic tables, a glass roundhouse complete with bar, bar stools, and tables.

Summer Hours

View the summer operational hours for 5506′ Skybar

During the summer season, 5506′ is accessible by lift ride only. There is no parking or drop-off at the summit. Lift tickets can be purchased at Ski Beech Sports in the resort village. Patrons are welcome to hike to 5,506′ from the mountain’s base.
In the winter months, 5506′ is only accessible to skiers and snowboarders with valid lift tickets. Guest must ride the chairlift up and are then required to ski/snowboard down the mountain. Riding the chairlift back down to the mountain’s base is not an option. Please drink responsibly.

Experience the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains while you enjoy delicious cuisine! Join us for Sunset Dining at 5,506′; Enjoy an exquisite menu prepared by Chef Will Young- the perfect way to end your day. Dinners include appetizers, salad, a main entree, and dessert. Dinners are $80 per person, including transportation via chairlift to the summit. You must reserve and pay online in advance. Click here to make a reservation.

Participants must arrive by 5:30 p.m. and be on the chairlift by 5:45 p.m. Beverage service begins at 6:00 p.m., hors d’ oeuvres at 6:30 p.m., and transportation to the base is by shuttle – the final shuttle ride down is at 9 p.m. 5,506′ offers a full bar, craft beer, and non-alcoholic beverages. Your dining experience does not include alcohol but is available for purchase.

Dates and Menu Items:

Please note that menu items are subject to change. You must select your entree at booking. Entrees feature a combination of starch and vegetables to create a balanced and delicious meal. 


Filet Mignon
Grilled Salmon
Pork Tenderloin wrapped with Boar Bacon


Rack of Elk
Halibut w/ beurre blanc
Chicken Puttanesca


Duck Breast
Grilled Yellow Fin Tuna
Roasted Cornish Hen


Bison Coulotte
Grilled Swordfish
Roasted Quail with fig reduction


Rack of Lamb
Fish n’ Grits w/ Rainbow Trout


Grilled Spinalis (Part of the Ribeye)
Grilled Shrimp Three Ways
Braised Pork Shanks


Grilled Teres Major
Halibut w/ Compound Dill Butter
Grilled and Roasted Chicken Thighs


Surf n Turf Shrimp & Ribeye Kabobs
Crab Cake
Chicken Marsala

Specialty Wraps & Sandwiches- $15
Served with Pickle Spear and choice of Fresh Fruit or Potato Chips.

Gluten free wraps and sandwich buns available. Wraps can be served as a salad instead of a wrap for a $2 up-charge.

Greek Chicken Wrap – Spring mix lettuce blend, roasted chicken, tomatoes, cucumbers, caramelized onions, Kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, Greek dressing and feta cheese in a wood fired spinach tortilla wrap.

Nutty Blue Chick Wrap– Spring mix lettuce blend, roasted chicken, Gorgonzola cheese, cranberries, toasted walnuts, and our housemade creamy cilantro dressing in a woodfired spinach tortillas wrap.

Ranch Burger Wrap – spring mix lettuce blend with local ground beef, Applewood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, tomatoes, pickles, and ranch dressing in a wood fired spinach tortilla wrap.

Wood Fired Burger – Locally sourced ground beef cooked to order and served on toasted Ciabatta Roll & topped with lettuce, tomato, onion.

Additional Burger Toppings:
Cheese – $1
Applewood Smoked Bacon – $2
Grilled Local Mushrooms – $2

Fire Roasted Chicken Salad Sandwich – Roasted and shredded chicken hand blended with celery, toasted walnuts, sliced grapes, and a combination of garlic aioli, specialty vinegar, and a variety of seasonings that will keep you coming back! Served on toasted Ciabatta Roll.

Wood Fired Kielbasa Sandwich – Perfectly grilled split kielbasa topped with roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, grilled local mushrooms and provolone cheese. Served on a toasted Philly Roll.

We are happy to make modifications whenever possible to any menu items to accommodate your needs.