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Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding in Pennsylvania

Family skiing at Hidden Valley Resort in Laurel Highlands

We've put together four of the best downhill ski and snowboard resorts in Pennsylvania for you so no matter how you choose to tackle the incline, on a board or skis, you'll find wonderful ski conditions in the Laurel Highlands. Enjoy the winding trails, challenging slopes at these ski resorts.

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Skiiers on North Face Slope at Seven Springs in Laurel HighlandsSeven Springs, PA’s largest ski and four season resort, sits in the heart of the largest cumulative snowfall in PA. The resort offers 33 slopes and trails, 7 terrain parks and tons of winter fun. Whether a winding trail is more your speed or you’re prepared for a more intense incline, you’ll find it all right here in the Laurel Highlands, with a 2,994’ elevation, a 720’ drop, 285 acres of skiable terrain, and more with 10 chairlifts and 4 surface lifts. Seven Springs can outfit you with the best rental gear, like helmets, Burton snowboards, and Rossignol skis. 

Extreme Terrain
Advance through the 7 terrain parks of various difficulties at Seven Springs, also home to the only Olympic-sized half-pipe on the east coast. There are tons of features to satisfy jumpers of all levels.

Hours of Ski Operation
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Skiiers and Lodge at Retro Laurel Mountain in Laurel HighlandsLaurel Mountain

The iconic and revered skier's mountain is celebrating a grand reopening this year. Just 72 miles east of Pittsburgh, Laurel Mountain boasts the highest vertical drop and the steepest slope in the state, the double diamond Lower Wildcat slope, the avid skier's dream slope. Laurel Mountain has 70 skiable acres and 20 slopes and trails, with a brand new high speed chair lift.

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Hidden Valley Resort

Snowboarder at Hidden Valley Resort in Laurel HighlandsWith slopes and trails for every ski level, explore gradual meandering trails, and work your way up to a more difficult decent at Hidden Valley Resort, the ideal winter destination for families. With 26 slopes and trails, 2 terrain parks, and a comfortable environment, Hidden Valley is the perfect place to learn to ski or snowboard and find a fantastic winter adventure. Hidden Valley has a 470’ vertical drop, 110 skiable acres with 9 chairlifts and 2 surface lifts to get you all over the mountain for a fun-filled day. 

Ski the Glades
Advanced skiers and boarders can weave through the trees on Voyager Glades, an extra 3.5 acres of tree-skiing that can be accessed from Voyageur Trail on the North Summit ski area. Expert skiers and riders looking for a thrill can hit the more advanced Cobra Glades. 

Hours of Ski Operation
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Skiing & Snowboarding Deal at Two Great Mountains

Seven Springs and Hidden Valley are offering a fantastic deal again this year with the "Highlands Pass." With this incredible season pass you’ll get access to BOTH great ski resorts! Enjoy unlimited skiing and snowboarding at both Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort, plus some special perks included with the purchase. Group rates are also available at Seven Springs and Hidden Valley.

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Snowboarding at Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Laurel HighlandsMystic Mountain at Nemacolin is the perfect learning environment for first-time skiers and boarders. The mountain has 25 acres of fun, 7 slopes, 3 lifts, a terrain park, and experienced instructors to introduce you to the sport. 

Hours of Ski Operation & Rates
Nemacolin’s hours and rates vary based on weather conditions. Check out their website for more information.