Camelback Resort is a popular ski and snowboard destination located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. With almost 40 trails and a modest vertical drop, Camelback Resort offers a variety of trails for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. The resort features two terrain parks, the Big Pocono Park and the Camelback Park, which offer a range of features and challenges for freestyle skiers and snowboarders.
Camelback Resort receives an average of around 50 inches of snowfall per season, which allows for a long ski season that typically runs from December through March. In addition to downhill skiing and snowboarding, Camelback Resort also offers cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and other winter activities. With a variety of on-mountain dining and lodging options, Camelback Resort is the perfect place to experience all that the Pocono Mountains have to offer.
We recently ranked all of Pennsylvania's ski resorts, so you can see where Camelback Mountain stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Camelback Mountain is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Camelback Mountain Ski Resort. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Camelback Mountain's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Camelback Mountain around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Camelback Mountain Mountain Resort Terrain Overview
Camelback Mountain has a total of 39 ski trails, which are serviced by 16 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Camelback Mountain is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 166 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 67 hectares, 0.3 square miles, or 0.7 square kilometers.
Camelback Mountain's slopes see on average 50 inches (1.3 meters) of snowfall a year.
Camelback Mountain Ski Resort Elevation
Camelback Mountain Ski Resort has a summit elevation of 2,050 feet, or 625 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,239 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 811 feet (247 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Camelback Mountain has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Camelback Mountain Ski Resort Difficulty Level
39.3out of 100
DID YOU KNOW?
At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Camelback Mountain has 166 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Camelback Mountain is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 30% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 70%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Camelback Mountain Ski Resort good for beginners?
Camelback Mountain can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 70% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Camelback Mountain Ski Resort Location
Camelback Mountain Ski Resort is located in the state of Pennsylvania, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Tannersville, PA.
Tannersville, PA 18372 USA
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Getting to Camelback Mountain Mountain Resort
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Camelback Mountain Ski Resort), its coordinates of 41.05000, -75.35000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Tannersville, PA to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Camelback Mountain Ski Resort.
|Newark Liberty International Airport||EWR||New York, NJ||66 mi|
|LaGuardia Airport||LGA||New York, NY||79 mi|
|Philadelphia International Airport||PHL||Philadelphia, PA||82 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Camelback Mountain.
|Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport||AVP||Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA||28 mi|
|Lehigh Valley International Airport||ABE||Allentown, PA||28 mi|
|Reading Regional Airport (Carl A Spaatz Field)||RDG||Reading, PA||56 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Camelback Mountain Ski Resort, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Camelback Mountain Ski Resort.
|Big Boulder||Lake Harmony, PA||2,175 ft||31%||12 mi|
|Shawnee Mountain||East Stroudsburg, PA||1,350 ft||37%||15 mi|
|Jack Frost||White Haven, PA||2,000 ft||43%||17 mi|
|Bear Creek Mountain||Macungie, PA||1,110 ft||36%||20 mi|
|Montage Mountain||Scranton, PA||1,960 ft||46%||27 mi|
|Mountain Creek||Hackettstown, NJ||1,480 ft||42%||31 mi|
|Winter4Kids (Youth Only)||Vernon Twp, NJ||1,435 ft||45%||37 mi|
|Whitetail Mountain||Mercersburg, PA||1,800 ft||41%||38 mi|
|Elk Mountain||Union Dale, PA||2,693 ft||48%||47 mi|
|Spring Mountain||Schwenksville, PA||528 ft||26%||54 mi|
|Holiday Mountain||Monticello, NY||1,300 ft||35%||55 mi|
|Mt. Peter||Greenwood Lake, NY||1,250 ft||37%||57 mi|
|Campgaw Mountain||Mahwah, NJ||720 ft||14%||59 mi|
|Roundtop||Unityville, PA||1,400 ft||43%||63 mi|
|Tuxedo Ridge||Central Valley, NY||1,400 ft||30%||67 mi|
|Sawkill||Wallkill, NY||2,215 ft||13%||72 mi|
|Greek Peak Mountain||New York, NY||2,100 ft||40%||74 mi|
|Plattekill Mountain||Roxbury, NY||3,500 ft||49%||92 mi|
|Snow Ridge||Turin, NY||2,000 ft||38%||94 mi|
|Hunter Mountain||Hunter, NY||3,200 ft||55%||97 mi|
Camelback Mountain Ski Resort Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||2,050 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,239 ft|
|Vertical Drop||811 ft|
(30% Beginner, 40% Intermediate, 30% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||50 inches|