In The Poconos Mountain of Pennsylvania
skiing rates high at Alpine. Also, a great place to learn to ski. Though it is one of the smallest ski areas in the Poconos, you will find a lot of locals here. It is also the cheapest. There's enough terrain for a coupe days, a snow park for tubing and a rustic lodge with the basics like hot dogs and hamburgers, drinks, rentals and a small shop for boots, ski, poles, goggles and some clothing.
For Kids" and "Just For Racing Kids" programs are programs
worth mentioning. Kids have their own area with teaching aids helping
younger skiers to learn at their own speed. After the kids learn to ski,
they can join the Just for Racing Kids program to test their skills.
There is a variety
of slopes and trails enabling the beginner skier to feel confident, and
bring some excitement to the novice and intermediate skiers. There is
little, however, to challenge the expert.
Matt and Drew
rate Alpine "snowboard friendly" snowboarding is usually available
on all trails. Snowmobiling (when natural snow is available) is a nice
system covers 100 percent of the mountain with more than 4,000 tons of
snow 6 to 18 inches deep on most of the trails in a day.
has some of the best rates, and programs for beginners and is convenient
to NY and NJ skiers. There's also a fine tubing run for those who don't
ski or board, when the snow's right.
Mountain on Route 447 between Analomink and Canadensis, nine miles
from I-80 exit 52 and East Stroudsburg.
The best places to stay are in East Stroudsburg about 7-8 miles, Naomi Village for cottages, Crescent Lodge for Couples (all about 6-7 miles from the resort). Call Poconos Reservations at 800-805-3559 for more information on lodging.
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Matt and Drew's Review:
Jumps on Side of Trails
V- E-R-Y S L O W lifts, Though this might be good for beginners, since it is easy to load and unload.
Good beginner's area
Small Portions and average.
Not bad for man made
Very little but kinda "Nice Old School" and friendly
Pipe or Boarder Friendly:
Very Border Friendly
up (10 best)
Small Short Trails
Two for one coupon (find it)
BO R I N G after 2 hours for the experienced boarder. Beginners will find this place non threatening.
Loved the jumps and kickers.