Where to Ski & Snowboard in the Poconos

With beautiful scenery and world-class powder, the Poconos are an ideal winter destination. But, knowing where to travel on your ski trip to the Poconos isn’t easy.

So, we’ve done the hard work for you. With thousands of acres of skiable terrain to explore, these are the destinations you need to visit on your ski and snowboard trip to the Poconos.

Most Popular Ski & Snowboard Resorts in the Poconos

Blue Mountain Resort

Blue Mountain Resort

Home to Pennsylvania’s highest vertical at 1,082 feet, 40 trails, glade skiing, and five terrain parks, there’s no denying Blue Mountain Resort is the ultimate winter playground. While the resort does lack ski-in/ski-out access, it does offer incredible après ski options and night skiing for extended fun.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

Shawnee Mountain is a family-friendly ski resort in eastern Pennsylvania. The ski area offers 23 trails, 2 terrain parks, and tons of night skiing. Shawnee Mountain averages 50 inches of snow annually, but modern snowmaking at the ski area ensures a quality day on the slopes no matter the weather.

Elk Mountain Ski Resort

Elk Mountain Ski Resort

Conveniently located near Scranton, Philadelphia, and New York City, Montage Mountain is an excellent choice for your ski trip to Pennsylvania. While many runs at Montage Mountain are black diamonds, the area is family and beginner-friendly with areas dedicated to novice skiers and snowboarders.

Camelback Resort

Camelback Resort

With 166 acres of skiable terrain accessed by 39 trails, Camelback Resort is the largest ski resort in the Poconos. The resort offers world-class ski instruction for beginners along with challenging runs for more advanced riders. Camelback also boasts the largest snow tubing park with 42 dedicated snow tube lanes.

Jack Frost - Big Boulder

Jack Frost - Big Boulder

Jack Frost and Big Boulder are two separate mountains owned by the same company to create for an ultimate Poconos ski experience. Because one lift ticket will grant you access to both mountains, you’ll be able to enjoy a total of 35 trails, seven terrain parks, and over 1,000 feet of vertical drops.

FAQs About Winter Vacations in the Poconos

Are ski resorts in the Poconos open?

Yes! Some ski resorts in the Poconos are open and ready to welcome you. Others remain closed with the intent to reopen soon. We recommend contacting your intended destination to remain informed of any mandates or COVID-related regulations. For added safety, ship your skis, snowboard, and snow boots directly to the slopes with our no-contact pickups and deliveries.

When does the Poconos ski season start?

The ski season in the Poconos typically begins around mid to late November and ends in mid-March or early April.

How to ship skis on your ski trip to the Poconos?

Tired of dragging your skis and snowboard through the airport? We understand. Simply pack up your skis, attach your provided shipping label, and Ship Skis will collect your skis from your home, business, resort, or lodge. Arrive at your destination to find your skis and snowboard waiting! Ship Skis will send your skis back home at the end of your ski trip to the Poconos, too.

Why ship your skis on your ski trip to the Poconos?

We know you love skiing and snowboarding at venues all over the globe. That’s why Ship Skis is dedicated to ensuring your skis and snowboard arrive safely and on-time on your ski trip to the Poconos. With an on-time guarantee, complimentary insurance on every shipment, and access to real-time tracking 24/7, Ship Skis is the best way to ship your skis and snowboard on your ski trip to the Poconos.

How much does it cost to ship skis on a ski trip to the Poconos?

You can ship your skis and snowboard within the continental U.S. for as little as $49.99 for a small ski or snowboard bag (under 25 lbs.) Pricing may increase and transit times will vary depending on the exact location that you are shipping from/to and your selected service level. International shipping may also increase prices.

Customer Support

As a company of active skiers, we have experienced the hassles of traveling with your gear and understand how important these items are to you. Our team is available 7 days a week ready to help answer any questions or concerns you may have.

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