Last updated: 10/16/18 -- Check back on December 20, 2018 when this blog will be updated! Time to hit the slopes; Pocono Mountains ski season is here! All six ski areas are currently open, and each one is offering cool deals this winter season. 

Poconos skiing and snowboarding has begun, and you don’t want to miss park upgrades, equipment expansions and ski specials this year. Each resort offers world class learning programs for those that are new to the sport and for those that want a refresher, too! So, get your gear tuned and head for the mountain. See below for details about skiing and snowboarding in the Poconos. 

Big Boulder Ski Area
Lake Harmony, PA
Status: Now open
Trails: Up to 16
Lifts: Up to 8
This season: Big Boulder operations are primarily at night, with extended daytime hours over holidays and weekends. Eight terrain parks allow the ultimate Pocono freestyle. Enjoy an increased rental inventory and newly refurbished lodge! Check out holiday specials and exclusive discounts for military and college students. Save even more when you purchase your tickets online. Learn more.

Blue Mountain Resort
Palmerton, PA
Status: Now open
Trails: Up to 39
Lifts: Up to 16
This season: Come celebrate Blue Mountain’s 40-year anniversary this season! Cruise down the trails, or challenge yourself on Razor's Edge, a 3,000-foot double black diamond trail. Save on snowsports with the Triple Play Packages providing three days of fun for one low rate. Unlimited Day Rentals lock-in your equipment rental price, and even store it for free when you’re done for the day. Learn more.

Camelback Mountain
Tannersville, PA
Status: Now open
Trails: Up to 37
Lifts: Up to 16
This season: Ride at Camelback, and participate in fun events, like Boarding for Breast Cancer, occurring almost every weekend until February. Even experience snow tubing at America’s largest snow tubing park! For a limited time only, grab your Triple Ticket and experience three days of snow sport fun. Purchase your Hero or Super Pass for the ski season, and get a free Camelbeach Season Pass valid for summer 2018! Learn More.

Jack Frost Mountain
Blakeslee, PA
Status: Now open
Trails: Up to 20
Lifts: Up to 9
This season: Enjoy the convenience of parking and main facilities at the top of the mountain. Upgraded snow equipment calls for optimum conditions at Jack Frost. Purchase your Peak Pass, and sign your kids up for the Junior Development and Competition Teams for an addition fee. With your Peak Pass, you’ll even gain access to seven resorts across the Northeastern United States, including sister mountain Big Boulder! 

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
East Stroudsburg, PA
Status: Now open
Trails: Up to 23
Lifts: Up to 11
This season: Shawnee Mountain caters to all level skill types, so everyone can take advantage of the newly upgraded snowmaking process. Save on winter fun this year with Shawnee’s Maxi-Misers programs. Buy these prepaid savings cards by December 24, 2017 and enjoy skiing and riding any day, any time with either the Lift, Lift and Rental or 3 Day Learn to Ski/Snowboard passes. Shawnee even offers up to 40% off for groups 15+! Learn more.

Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain
Lackawaxen, PA
Status: Open December 23 - 24, 2017
Trails: Up to 18
Lifts: Up to 6
This season: Although closed on Christmas, Ski Big Bear re-opens daily for snow tubing, skiing and snowboarding for the season starting December 26, 2017. They even schedule live music performance on certain dates throughout the year! With four season passes available, Ski Big Bear is bringing the savings to the slopes. Choose from rental packages, unlimited season passes or become a member and receive exclusive perks. Learn more.

Ready to shred? We’ve got tons of trip planning tools to help you make the most of your mountain experience. You can keep an eye on trail stats with our snow conditions report, watch snowmaking in real time through our live ski cameras and browse happenings on our ski season event calendar. For deals on places to stay in the Pocono Mountains, view the ski and stay packages. We’ll see you on the slopes! 

Not a skier? Pocono Mountains winter fun doesn’t stop at the slopes! Check out our winter adventure bucket list, day trips and blogs for exciting ways to explore the region. You can experience additional snow activities, enjoy an abundance of both indoor and outdoor happenings or step out for some holiday shopping