Tussey Mountain Ski Area

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tussey Mountain
Location Harris Township, Centre County, near Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Nearest city State College, Pennsylvania
Vertical 500 feet (150 m)
Top elevation 1,819 feet (554 m)
Skiable area 38 acres (150,000 m2)
Runs 7 total
Longest run 3,960 feet (1,210 m)
Lift system 4 total
Website http://www.tusseymountain.com/

The Tussey Mountain Ski Area is located in Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania, near State College and Penn State University and is the gateway to the Rothrock State Forest. Tussey Mountain is an all seasons recreation area that includes an Amphitheater for concerts and festivals, a Lodge for weddings and parties, and a Fun Centre that offers go-karts, mini-golf, zip-line, batting cages, a skate park, driving range and a par 3 golf course. Discounted rates are offered for students of Penn State University.[1] In the Winter season, Tussey Mountain has 9 trails, with the longest one being about 3/4 of a mile. The top elevation at Tussey Mountain is 1,819 feet (554 m), and there are 38 acres (150,000 m2) skiable at the Tussey Mountain Ski Area.[2]


There are 9 ski trails at Tussey Mountain: 2 easy, 5 intermediate, and 2 difficult. Little Bear is the beginner slope and is served by its own chair lift. A larger chair lift services Deer Run (easy), Grizzly Bear, Upper Utah, Lower Utah, Lower Tuscarora (all intermediate), Upper Tuscarora, and Shamokin (difficult). A faster, T-bar lift also services Tuscarora and Shamokin.

There is also a snowtubing area with 4 tubing lanes and one lift.


  1. ^ "Ski Tussey Mountain". Tussey Mountain. Retrieved 2008-02-26. 
  2. ^ "Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania". GoSki.com. Archived from the original on December 9, 2006. Retrieved 2008-03-04. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°46′06″N 77°45′07″W / 40.7682°N 77.7520°W / 40.7682; -77.7520