Snowsports - Skiing & Snowboarding in PA

Located within an hour of Philadelphia, Bear Creek Mountain Resort suits skiers and snowboarders of all levels. Our beginner area is served by a carpet lift and triple chair while Sasquatch, our most challenging black diamond trail, has a 50% slope for expert skiers. Bear Creek also offers three progressive terrain parks — Cascade Park, Black Bear Park, and Family Park — with a wide variety of freestyle features. Hotel guests, day guests, and season ticket holders are all welcome.

 

Our award-winning Snowsports School and certified instructors offer lessons to suit any age or ability. Private and group sessions are available.

Top elevation: 1100′

Vertical Rise: 510′

Snowmaking: 100%

Lighted Trails: 100%

Skiable Acres: 86

Lifts: 3 quad chairs, 1 triple chair, 2 carpet lifts

Beginner Trails: 30%

Intermediate Trails: 40%

Expert: 30%

Total Slopes, Trails, and Parks: 23

 

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Activities At Bear Creek

Ski & Snowboard

We offer extended day and evening lift tickets for youth and adults. We also offer discounted pricing for select guests in our community. We suggest our guests purchase tickets in advance.

 

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Mountain regular? We offer a variety of season passes for every member of the family — and the benefits don’t end when ski season does. 

 

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Guest Services is now open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM – 6 PM

 

Skiing & Snowboarding – CLOSED
Regular Hours of Operation:
Open Daily 9AM-9PM
*Hotel guests and season pass holders get exclusive access to the slopes 30 min before opening to general public on holidays and weekends. (8:30am-9am)
Holiday Hours of Operation:
Christmas Eve 9AM-3PM
Christmas Day 11AM-9PM

 

Resort Holidays
December 24, 2022 through January 1, 2023; January 14 through 16, 2023; and February 18 through 20, 2023.

At Bear Creek, we offer seasonal and daily packages for skiing and snowboarding rentals. A la carte equipment rentals are also available.

 

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We offer private and group lessons for skiing and snowboarding. While we suggest all first-timers and novice skiers and riders take a lesson, our instructors can also help pros sharpen their skills.

 

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Heading to the mountains? With friends or coworkers? Group ski, snowboard, and snow tubing rates are available for groups of 15 or more.

 

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Our three ski webcams let guests view slope conditions before strapping on their skis.

 

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Need some extra gear? Our ski store carries clothing, accessories, souvenirs, and more. Our full-service tune shop can repair all types of winter equipment.

 

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Our Snow Zone is a safe, fun area dedicated for young kids to practice skiing and snowboarding, or just play in the snow.

  • Located below Chair Lift A
  • No lift ticket, skis, or snowboard needed
  • Ski and snowboard rentals are available

Ski & Snowboard Information

Day Guests

Day guests can park in Lot 2 for closest access to the slopes. This also grants access to ticket redemption, rentals, lessons, and the tune/retail shops.

 

Hotel Guests

All hotel guests can park in Lot 1 for closest access to their hotel room. Hotel guests have access to tickets and rental equipment from the hotel and do not need to go to the plaza. Guests also can hit the slopes from the hotel exit.

Bear Creek has day-rental lockers available for all of our guests. They are located in the rental shop, lower lodge, and Bear’s Den, our upper lodge.

 

Rentals are available seven days a week and are valid for the entire day. Our kiosks accept cash and credit cards.

 

Small (fits approx. 1 backpack): $10/$15

Medium (fits approx. 2 backpacks): $10/$15

Large (fits approx. 4 backpacks): $15/$20



Are the mountains calling? It’s never too early to book your mountain escape — and staying as a hotel guest offers exclusive offers to our skiing and snowboarding services.

Our forms and releases ensure that you have the best possible time at Bear Creek Mountain Resort. When you register for a specific activity, you will be provided with the necessary form or release.

 

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