Spring Mountain is a ski area located in the state of Pennsylvania in USA. The resort is in the town of Schwenksville, PA.
We recently ranked all of Pennsylvania's ski resorts, so you can see where Spring Mountain stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Spring 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 Spring Mountain. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Spring Mountain's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Spring Mountain around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Spring Mountain Terrain Overview
Spring Mountain has a total of 8 ski trails, which are serviced by 4 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Spring Mountain is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 45 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 18 hectares, 0.1 square miles, or 0.2 square kilometers.
Spring Mountain's slopes see on average 20 inches (0.5 meters) of snowfall a year.
Spring Mountain Elevation
Spring Mountain has a summit elevation of 528 feet, or 161 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 78 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 450 feet (137 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Spring Mountain has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Spring Mountain Difficulty Level
25.8out 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
Spring Mountain has 45 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Spring Mountain is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 38% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 50% trails are rated as intermediate.
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 Spring Mountain good for beginners?
Spring Mountain is a very beginner-friendly course. In fact, it is one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. 38% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Spring Mountain Location
Spring Mountain is located in the state of Pennsylvania, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Schwenksville, PA.
Schwenksville, PA 19473 USA
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Getting to Spring Mountain
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Spring Mountain), its coordinates of 40.27623, -75.50137 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Schwenksville, 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 Spring Mountain.
|Philadelphia International Airport||PHL||Philadelphia, PA||31 mi|
|Newark Liberty International Airport||EWR||New York, NJ||76 mi|
|LaGuardia Airport||LGA||New York, NY||92 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 Spring Mountain.
|Reading Regional Airport (Carl A Spaatz Field)||RDG||Reading, PA||25 mi|
|Lehigh Valley International Airport||ABE||Allentown, PA||26 mi|
|Northeast Philadelphia Airport||PNE||Philadelphia, PA||29 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Spring Mountain, 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 Spring Mountain.
|Winter4Kids (Youth Only)||Vernon Twp, NJ||1,435 ft||45%||41 mi|
|Mountain Creek||Hackettstown, NJ||1,480 ft||41%||53 mi|
|Big Boulder||Lake Harmony, PA||2,175 ft||31%||54 mi|
|Camelback Mountain||Tannersville, PA||2,050 ft||39%||54 mi|
|Shawnee Mountain||East Stroudsburg, PA||1,350 ft||37%||57 mi|
|Jack Frost||White Haven, PA||2,000 ft||43%||57 mi|
|Bear Creek Mountain||Macungie, PA||1,110 ft||36%||65 mi|
|Montage Mountain||Scranton, PA||1,960 ft||46%||75 mi|
|Alpine Mountain||Wellsville, PA||1,150 ft||39%||75 mi|
|Whitetail Mountain||Mercersburg, PA||1,800 ft||41%||77 mi|
|Campgaw Mountain||Mahwah, NJ||720 ft||14%||86 mi|
|Roundtop||Unityville, PA||1,400 ft||43%||90 mi|
|Mt. Peter||Greenwood Lake, NY||1,250 ft||36%||91 mi|
|Elk Mountain||Union Dale, PA||2,693 ft||48%||100 mi|
Spring Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||528 ft|
|Base Elevation||78 ft|
|Vertical Drop||450 ft|
(38% Beginner, 50% Intermediate, 12% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||20 inches|