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Shawnee Mountain

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Vertical drop:700 feet
Base elevation:650 feet
Peak elevation:1,350 feet
Skiable acres:125
Longest run:5,100 feet

Shawnee Mountain makes snow - a lot of it - and sometimes claims the earliest Poconos season opening date. The resort is one of the most popular in the Poconos and also has a great reputation as a family resort. As a result of Shawnee’s popularity, expect lift lines on holidays and weekends. Shawnee is located near the New Jersey border.

Beginners and intermediates will feel most at home at Shawnee, with plenty of beginner terrain near the base lodge. Shawnee has a strong Ski School offering a number of programs, including many focused towards kids. Shawnee also features a Snow Tubing Park with 6 lanes, serviced by two carpet lifts.

Snowboarders and freestyle skiers will find two terrain parks at Shawnee. Shawnee was one of the first east coast resorts to cater to snowboarders.

Shawnee continues to invest in snowmaking modernization. 85% of its snowmaking system is now fully automated.

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Key Statistics

Resort Name: Shawnee Mountain
Vertical Drop: 700 feet
Base Altitude: 650 feet
Peak Altitude: 1,350 feet
Trails: 23 Trails:

  • 25% beginner
  • 50% intermediate
  • 25% advanced
  • Skiable Acres: 125
    Longest Run: 5,100 feet
    Lifts: 10 (1 high-speed quad, 1 quad, 4 doubles and 4 carpets)
    Night Skiing: Yes, on 95% of terrain
    Terrain Park: Two terrain parks - an Advanced Park and a Beginners Incubator Park.
    Tubing Park: 6 chutes, 2 carpet lifts, single and 2-person tandem tubes.
    Address: 401 Hollow Road
    East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
    Phone: (570) 421-7231 or (800) 233-4218 (snow report)
    Latitude: 41.037801
    Longitude: -75.079579
    Conditions near Shawnee Mountain:
    5:53 am on September 26 / Mount Pocono, Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport
    48° F
    Mostly Cloudy
    Wind Speed:0 mph
    Barometer:30.12 in
    Dewpoint:46 °F
    Visibility:10.00 mi
    Sunrise:6:52 a.m.
    Sunset:6:51 p.m.
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    News about Shawnee Mountain

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    The Mid-Atlantic Ski Season Kicks Off

      December 14, 2017 - The past week saw the arrival of cold temperatures, and the dip in Mercury allowed ski areas to fire up their snowguns. Although lifts have already started running at several resorts, by the end of the December 16-17 weekend nearly every ski resort in the Mid-Atlantic will have kicked off its 2017-2018 winter season. DCSki has the latest opening information here.

    Snowpass Program Provides Free Skiing for Fourth and Fifth Graders in Pennsylvania

      November 5, 2017 - For the fourteenth year, the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association (PSAA) is offering a Snowpass program that allows fourth and fifth graders to his the slopes free, up to three times each at each participating Pennsylvania resort, with some limitations.

    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.

    What’s New for 2011: Shawnee Mountain

      November 12, 2011 - Two new Piston Bully Snow Cats are joining Shawnee Mountain’s snow grooming fleet this winter.

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