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Camelback

Tannersville, Pennsylvania

Vertical drop:800 feet
Skiable acres:160
Longest run:1 mile
Trails:34

Camelback has received the highest ranking among Mid-Atlantic resorts in the SKI Magazine annual reader resort survey, and it’s not hard to imagine why. With 34 trails, two high-speed quads, and plenty of snowmaking, Camelback offers something for skiers and boarders alike. Camelback also has a snow tubing park with single and family-size tubes. Camelback attracts a lot of visitors; expect crowds on weekends.

Camelback has made regular improvements to its snowmaking system. During the summer of 2008, Camelback installed 110 new low-energy snow guns, in a move that should save 50,000 gallons of diesel fuel annually.

Camelback’s Ski School offers programs for children and adults, with specialty racer programs and an “introduce-a-friend-to-skiing” program. Camelback offers complimentary helmets to children 12 and under participating in Ski School programs.

A number of lodging options are available near Camelback.

Key Statistics

Resort Name: Camelback
Vertical Drop: 800 feet
Trails:
  • 61% beginner
  • 24% intermediate
  • 15%
  • Skiable Acres: 160
    Longest Run: 1 mile
    Lift Capacity: 18,600 per hour
    Lifts: 15 (2 high-speed quads, 3 triples, 6 doubles, 1 SunKid surface lift, 1 Coolmoor Magic Carpet, 2 tubing Magic Carpet lifts)
    Night Skiing: Yes, on 100% of terrain
    Terrain Park: Three terrain parks are available. A 650-foot handle tow lift was added to the Rhodo Terrain Park in 2007.
    Halfpipe: Two halfpipes, including 14-foot walled halfpipe.
    Tubing Park: Services by two magic carpet lifts.
    Address: P.O. Box 168
    Tannersville, PA 18372
    Phone: (570) 629-1661 or (800) 233-8100 (ski report)
    Latitude: 41.048482
    Longitude: -75.352306
    Links: http://www.skicamelback.com/
    Conditions near Camelback:
    11:53 pm on December 21 / Mount Pocono, Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport
    27° F
    Overcast
    Humidity:78%
    Wind Speed:5 mph
    Barometer:30.24 in
    Dewpoint:21 °F
    Visibility:10.00 mi
    Sunrise:7:23 a.m.
    Sunset:4:36 p.m.
    Excellent snowmaking conditions right now. 

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    News about Camelback

    Mid-Atlantic Ski Season Gains Momentum

      December 27, 2012 - A shot of cold air and some natural snow has helped launch the 2012-2013 winter season in a big way. Find out the status of Mid-Atlantic ski areas.

    DCSki Introduces New Features to Track Resort “Tweets”

      November 15, 2009 - The Twitter microblogging service allows individuals and companies to create and share short text-based updates called “Tweets.” Over a dozen ski areas in the mid-Atlantic region have created a presence on Twitter, using Twitter to post announcements and information. DCSki now captures these updates and makes them readily available to skiers and boarders, whether or not they have their own Twitter account.

    What’s New for 2008: Camelback

      November 15, 2008 - Camelback will eliminate the use of 50,000 gallon of diesel fuel annually through its purchase of 110 new low-energy snow guns. Improved lighting and a new park groomer round out improvements at the Pennsylvania ski area.

    Guess What? It’s Not Too Late to Ski

      April 3, 2008 - The vast majority of Mid-Atlantic resorts have ended their ski and snowboarding season. However, if you’re itching to get in a few last turns, it’s not too late. Several resorts plan to offer skiing and boarding for one last weekend, on April 5 and 6.

    Who’s Open? A Detailed Look at Mid-Atlantic Ski Areas

      March 17, 2008 - Spring is a mixed blessing: Mid-Atlantic resorts begin to close one by one, but the weather is nice and the rates can’t be beat. DCSki provides a detailed look at the current operating status of Mid-Atlantic ski areas.

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    Reader Comments about Camelback

    Tommy G
    2 years ago
    Camelback is an awesome time, good people, fun trails and just enough challenge to keep you entertained. Terrian Park Sweet. PS- Watch out for the rabbit’s crossing the trail, they will try and take you out!!
    Shout it from a mountaintop.
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