Everything You Need to Know About Poconos Skiing

Are you planning a trip to Pennsylvania this winter? Be sure to try your hand at Poconos skiing! Deep snow, fast lifts, and impeccably groomed trails make the Poconos Mountains ideal for a ski or snowboard excursion. Whether you want to test out the beginner slopes or take on a double black diamond, you’ll have an unforgettable adventure at one of these fantastic Pocono ski resorts.

Learn more about things to do near the French Manor Inn & Spa when you download our free vacation guide! It’s full of recommendations for attractions in the area, including the best Poconos skiing spots.

The Best Places To Go for Awesome Poconos Skiing

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

If you’re a new to skiing and are just starting out, head to Shawnee Mountain Ski Area in East Stroudsburg, PA. This family-friendly resort has a ski school, two freestyle terrain parks, and a snow tubing park. It’s comprised of 125 acres of terrain and offers 23 ski and snowboard trails. Some are even open for night skiing on Fridays and Saturdays. There resort also offers a ski shop with equipment, clothing, gear, and more. Be sure to pick up a souvenir t-shirt or sticker to commemorate your trip!

Shawnee’s ski season runs from early December through March, weather permitting. Check the current conditions and view an online trail map before heading out.

Camelback Mountain

Camelback Mountain Resort in Tannersville, PA, was voted the best ski resort in Pennsylvania four years in a row. It features some of the best skiing and snowboarding terrain in the area and is fun for beginners and advanced riders alike. Feel free to spend a day on the trails, or visit the largest snowtubing park in the country. You can even take a private lesson to help you hone your skills.

The Salomon Burton Rental Center is Camelback’s one-stop shop for all of your ski and snowboard needs. They have equipment designed with the learner in mind, as well as high-performance gear for the experienced skier. Visit the rental shop next to the main ticketing area before you head up the mountain.

Blue Mountain

About an hour southwest of the Poconos, Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton, PA, is a great place to go for a change of scenery. Blue Mountain has the highest vertical drop in Pennsylvania and offers the longest ski runs on varied terrain, with 39 slopes that challenge every level of skier and rider. Take a day trip to Blue for an awesome day of thrills.

Book Your Stay at the French Manor Inn & Spa!

Looking for lodging in the Poconos this winter? Book your stay at our beautiful bed and breakfast! With a fabulous spa and award-winning restaurant, our inn has everything you need to relax after a fun day on the mountain. We even offer a winter activities vacation special that includes discounts on hiking, snowshoeing, skiing, and more. Check our rooms page to see what’s available and contact us to book your stay. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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