Jack Frost is a ski area located in the state of Pennsylvania in USA. The resort is in the town of White Haven, PA.
We recently ranked all of Pennsylvania's ski resorts, so you can see where Jack Frost stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Jack Frost is a part of the Epic Ski Pass network. This allows you to buy one season pass, and ski at most of the Vail owned and operated slopes with it throughout the year. There are a handful of types of Epic lift ticket passes available, ranging from 3-7 days, to season-long.
There are numerous options to stay at Jack Frost around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Jack Frost Terrain Overview
Jack Frost has a total of 18 ski trails, which are serviced by 9 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Jack Frost is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 100 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 40 hectares, 0.2 square miles, or 0.4 square kilometers.
Jack Frost's slopes see on average 50 inches (1.5 meters) of snowfall a year.
Jack Frost Elevation
Jack Frost has a summit elevation of 2,000 feet, or 610 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,400 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 600 feet (183 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Jack Frost has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Jack Frost Difficulty Level
41.2out of 100
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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
Jack Frost has 100 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Jack Frost is mostly a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 22% of its trails as easy. However, it also has its fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 78%.
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 Jack Frost good for beginners?
Jack Frost 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 78% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Jack Frost Location
Jack Frost is located in the state of Pennsylvania, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of White Haven, PA.
White Haven, PA 18661 USA
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Getting to Jack Frost
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Jack Frost), its coordinates of 41.10000, -75.66000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of White Haven, 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 Jack Frost.
|Newark Liberty International Airport||EWR||New York, NJ||83 mi|
|Philadelphia International Airport||PHL||Philadelphia, PA||88 mi|
|LaGuardia Airport||LGA||New York, NY||96 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 Jack Frost.
|Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport||AVP||Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA||17 mi|
|Lehigh Valley International Airport||ABE||Allentown, PA||33 mi|
|Reading Regional Airport (Carl A Spaatz Field)||RDG||Reading, PA||52 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Jack Frost, 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 Jack Frost.
|Big Boulder||Lake Harmony, PA||2,175 ft||30%||5 mi|
|Bear Creek Mountain||Macungie, PA||1,110 ft||35%||8 mi|
|Camelback Mountain||Tannersville, PA||2,050 ft||38%||17 mi|
|Montage Mountain||Scranton, PA||1,960 ft||44%||17 mi|
|Whitetail Mountain||Mercersburg, PA||1,800 ft||39%||23 mi|
|Shawnee Mountain||East Stroudsburg, PA||1,350 ft||36%||31 mi|
|Elk Mountain||Union Dale, PA||2,693 ft||46%||43 mi|
|Roundtop||Unityville, PA||1,400 ft||41%||47 mi|
|Mountain Creek||Hackettstown, NJ||1,480 ft||40%||47 mi|
|Winter4Kids (Youth Only)||Vernon Twp, NJ||1,435 ft||43%||52 mi|
|Spring Mountain||Schwenksville, PA||528 ft||25%||57 mi|
|Holiday Mountain||Monticello, NY||1,300 ft||34%||65 mi|
|Mt. Peter||Greenwood Lake, NY||1,250 ft||35%||72 mi|
|Campgaw Mountain||Mahwah, NJ||720 ft||14%||76 mi|
|Sawkill||Wallkill, NY||2,215 ft||12%||84 mi|
|Alpine Mountain||Wellsville, PA||1,150 ft||38%||96 mi|
|Plattekill Mountain||Roxbury, NY||3,500 ft||47%||96 mi|
Jack Frost Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||2,000 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,400 ft|
|Vertical Drop||600 ft|
(22% Beginner, 39% Intermediate, 39% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||50 inches|