Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

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Not to be confused with Shawnee Peak Ski Area.
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Base lodge and lower slopes
Base lodge and lower slopes
Location Middle Smithfield Township / Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States
Nearest city East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°2′27″N 75°5′0″W / 41.04083°N 75.08333°W / 41.04083; -75.08333 (Shawnee Mountain Ski Area)
Vertical 700 feet
Top elevation 1351 feet
Skiable area 125 acres
Runs 23 total
Longest run 5,100 feet
Lift system 9 total. 1 high-speed detachable quad chair, 1 fixed-grip quad chair, 4 Doubles, 4 Surface Lifts
Website http://www.shawneemt.com

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is a family and beginner oriented ski area in the Pocono Mountains, located right outside East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, I-80, exit 309, next to the Delaware River in the easternmost part of The Poconos.[1][2]

Shawnee Mountain is your ticket to winter fun! The destination features 125 skiable acres, 23 trails, the Tomahawk Express high-speed quad lift, two terrain parks and a snow tubing park, 100% snowmaking, and daily grooming.

A family-friendly resort, Shawnee Mountain offers excellent children's programs, unrivaled beginners' packages and some great terrain for the advanced skier and rider. Services and hospitality are a top priority, making Shawnee Mountain a favorite family and beginner-friendly ski resort. Visit the website for full details, snow report, discounts and more.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is the closest Pennsylvania ski resort to New York City. We are just 90 miles from the George Washington Bridge. 

Average Length of Season: Early December through March 31 (weather permitting).

Base Elevation: 650 ft

Vertical Drop: 700 ft

Elevation: 1,350 ft

Number of Trails: 23 Slopes and Trails, 2 Terrain Parks and a snow tubing park

                                26% beginner, 48% intermediate, 26% advanced terrain

Longest Trail: 5,100'

Degree of Difficulty: 25% Beginner, 50% Intermediate, 25% Expert

Terrain Parks: 2 Terrain Parks. Bushkill Park and the Incubator Park feature boxes,

spines, table tops, rails, rollers, stairs, wall ride, and sound system.

Lifts: 1 High-Speed Detachable Quad, 1 Fixed-Grip Quad, 4 Double and 4 Carpets

Snowmaking: 100% - All 23 Trails, 2 Terrain Parks and the Pocono Plunge Snow Tubing Park.

Natural Snowfall: 50" - Average annual snowfall.

Snow Tubing Park: The Pocono Plunge Snow Tubing Park has 6 Chutes, 2 Carpets; Single & 2-Person Tandem Tubes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shawnee Mountain". Ski Central. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  2. ^ Chuck Ayers. "Shawnee Mountain Ski Resort in Pennsylvania". USA Today. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 

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