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Places to Ski, Snowboard, or Tube Near Barrett Township, PA

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Bear Creek Ski Resort

Macungie
www.skibearcreek.com/winter

Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center is a first-class facility located on more than 330 acres in scenic Berks County, featuring skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. A perfect choice for urban skiers from Philadelphia, Bear Creek has three separate terrain parks and 86 acres of skiable terrain.


Blue Mountain

Palmerton
www.skibluemt.com

Boasting 37 trails and the highest vertical in Pennsylvania, the Blue Mountain ski resort will offer added convenience and cost savings for its guests this year with the introduction of the Blue’s Passport Card. The Passport Card will allow consumers to “pay-as-they-ski” by pre-loading access from home and will provide users with $2 off each lift ticket and direct lift access. The resort also is opening three new trails this season, including two black diamonds and one learning trail.


Camelback

Tannersville
www.skicamelback.com

The largest ski resort in the Pocono Mountains is Camelback, which offers 34 trails and 15 lifts, including two high-speed quads, snowboard halfpipe, multiple terrain parks, and a wide selection of trails for all ability levels. In 2008, Camelback installed 110 new low-energy snow guns in a move that should save 50,000 gallons of diesel fuel annually.


Elk Mountain

Union Dale
www.elkskier.com

Elk Mountain was one of the first commercial ski areas to open in Pennsylvania in 1959. Today, Elk has seven lifts and 27 slopes, including some of the most challenging terrain in the region. The resort also has its own distinctive character; the resort regularly plants Norway Spruce and red and white pines. Since the mid-1980s, more than 13,000 trees have been planted.


jack frost/BIG BOULDER

Blakeslee
www.jfbb.com

Big Boulder was built on the site of the first commercial ski resort in Pennsylvania, and it was here that snowmaking was first used successfully in a commercial application. Five parks make Jack Frost/Big Boulder the premier destination for skiers and riders to come and test their skills. In fact, TransWorld Snowboarding has rated the park a Top Five Terrain Park on the East Coast of Canada and the United States. Visitors can ski two mountains for the price of one when they purchase a lift ticket.


Shawnee Mountain

Shawnee On Delaware
www.shawneemt.com

New this season, Shawnee Mountain is introducing the Tomahawk Express Quad lift which will whisk skiers and riders to the 3,100-foot summit in three minutes. The new lift will have the ability to transport 2,400 people per hour, giving guests the chance to experience even more trips down the mountain. The mountain also continues with its green initiatives, with plans for dozens of new solar panels to be installed on the Summit Lodge’s new roof and in a south facing area adjacent to the Country Club trail. The new solar panels are projected to produce enough clean electricity to power both the Summit Lodge and new Tomahawk Express Quad throughout the ski season.

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