Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania
Shawnee Mountain, located in the Poconos, is the closest major Pennsylvania ski area to metropolitan New York and New Jersey.
Shawnee's 23 slopes and trails, variety of beginner and intermediate runs, tremendous lift capacity (12,600 per hour) and commitment to snowmaking and grooming make it a great family destination.
Shawnee Mountain is always among the earliest Pocono ski areas to open, usually for Thanksgiving weekend. A powerful snowmaking system covers 100 percent of all slopes and trails, and 95 percent of the slopes are illuminated for night skiing.
Groups and senior citizens can take advantage of discounts as well as many other affordable packages.
The towns of Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg also offer a wide range of lodging accommodations, restaurants and shopping.
To get to Shawnee Mountain from points east or west, take I-80 to Exit 309. Head north on Route 209 and follow the signs.
|Mountain Statistics for Shawnee Mountain|
|Base Elevation:||650 ft||(198 m)|
|Summit Elevation:||1,350 ft||(411 m)|
|Vertical Drop:||700 ft||(213 m)|
|Skiable Area:||125 acres||(51 hectares)|
|Annual Snowfall:||50 in||(127 cm)|
|Longest Run:||5,100 ft||(1,554 m)|
|Number of Lifts:||11|
|Uphill Lift Capacity:||12,600 per hour|
|Types of Lifts:||2 Tubing Carpets
4 Double Chairs
1 Triple Chair
1 Quad Chair
|Number of Trails:||23|
|Trail Ratings for Shawnee Mountain|
|Experts Only:||0%||Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.|
|Area Details for Shawnee Mountain|