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Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark Revealed During Construction Hard Hat Tour

The Largest Ski in/Ski out Indoor Waterpark Hotel in the U.S. Prepares to Open in March...

Multi-million Dollar Snowmaking Improvements Continue | Shawnee Mountain

Shawnee on Delaware, PA – Family and beginner friendly Shawnee Mountain is pleased to announce...

Seven Springs Mountain Resort To Host First Full And Half Marathon Event Marathon On The Mountain - November 1, 2014

SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. – Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pennsylvania’s outdoor adventure headquarters, will...

Pennsylvania is abundantly rich in winter sports resorts, many of them 50 miles or less from home. And every dollar saved in wildly gyrating fuel costs is a dollar that we have to use having fun on the slopes.  Finding the closest resorts and still keeping variety in our skiing lives takes a little simple planning. Here’s how:

Get the Pennsylvania Transportation map, available free at most state legislative and PENNDOT offices.  Using the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association’s locator at www.skipa.com, pinpoint the resorts closest to home. Then simply draw 50, 100 and 150-mile circles on your map.

Driving a car that gets 25 miles to the gallon, a ski jaunt to an area within the 50 mile circle, burns less than 4 gallons round trip.

Pittsburgh Area
For skiers living in the Pittsburgh area, the 50-mile circle puts you in easy round trip range of Seven Springs, Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin Woodlands, Hidden Valley and nearby Willowbrook.

Philadeplphia Area
From the Philadelphia area, that same 4 gallons will get you to Bear Creek and Blue Mountain, then home again.

Harrisburg Area
From Harrisburg, skiers and riders are in economical range of Ski Roundtop and Liberty Mountain.

The 100-mile circle opens up even greater opportunities for skiing, riding and tubing without ever having to leave Pennsylvania.

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1. Alpine Mountain, Analomink | www.alpinemountain.com

12. Liberty Mountain, Carroll Valley | www.skiliberty.com
2. Bear Creek Ski Resort, Macungie | www.skibearcreek.com/winter

13. Nemacolin Woodlands at Mystic Mountain, Farmington | www.nemacolin.com
3. Big Boulder, Blakeslee | www.jfbb.com

14. Roundtop Mountain Resort, Lewisberry | www.skiroundtop.com
4. Blue Knob Ski Area, Claysburg | www.blueknob.com

15. Seven Springs Mtn. Resort, Seven Springs | - www.7springs.com
5. Blue Mountain, Palmerton | www.skibluemt.com

16. Shawnee Mountain, Shawnee-on-Delaware | shawneemt.com
6. Camelback, Tannersville | www.skicamelback.com

17. Ski Big Bear, Lackawaxen | www.ski-bigbear.com
7. Crystal Lake, Hughesville | www.crystallakeskicenter.com

18. Ski Denton, Coudersport | www.skidenton.com
8. Eagle Rock Resort, Hazleton | www.eaglerockresort.com

19. Ski Sawmill Family Resort, Morris | www.skisawmill.com
9. Elk Mountain, Union Dale | www.elkskier.com

20. Snö Mountain, Scranton | www.snomtn.com
10. Hidden Valley, Hidden Valley | www.hiddenvalleyresort.com

21. Tussey Mountain, Boalsburg | www.tusseymountain.com
11. Jack Frost Mountain, Blakeslee | www.jfbb.com

22. Whitetail Resort, Mercersburg | www.skiwhitetail.com

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    PSAA Camelback Lodge will be the largest ski in/out indoor waterpark hotel in the U.S! http://t.co/m71hmcUIPi http://t.co/5PPWVvzcMP
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    PSAA Multi-million Dollar Snowmaking Improvements Continue | Shawnee Mountain http://t.co/f9qwbMSv1H http://t.co/Flxv2sto9p
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    PSAA Seven Springs To Host Full & Half Marathon Event Marathon On The Mountain,11/1/14 http://t.co/oSpl2sCNe1 http://t.co/W32Icb2efd
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    PSAA Whitetail Resort will host its 14th Annual Great Outdoors Festival THIS WEEKEND! http://t.co/nsRzSXw59T http://t.co/m16UKK323S
    Wednesday, 22 October 2014 18:55