Seven Springs Mountain Resort is a popular ski and snowboard destination located in the Laurel Mountains of Pennsylvania. With their over 30 trails in various levels of skills, Seven Springs Mountain Resort offers a variety of trails for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. The resort features four terrain parks, the Summit Terrain Park, the Upper Wildcat Terrain Park, the Lower Wildcat Terrain Park, and the East Ridge Terrain Park, which offer a range of features and challenges for freestyle skiers and snowboarders.
Seven Springs Mountain Resort receives an average of around 100 inches of snowfall per season, which allows for a long ski season that typically runs from the beginning of December through March with the extensive help of snow guns. In addition to downhill skiing and snowboarding, Seven Springs Mountain Resort also offers cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and other winter activities. With a variety of on-mountain dining and lodging options, Seven Springs Mountain Resort is the perfect place to experience all that the Pennsylvania mountains have to offer.
Seven Springs offers night skiing on a daily basis as well!
We recently ranked all of Pennsylvania's ski resorts, so you can see where Seven Springs stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Seven Springs 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 Seven Springs around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Seven Springs Mountain Resort Terrain Overview
Seven Springs has a total of 49 ski trails, which are serviced by 14 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Seven Springs is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 285 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 115 hectares, 0.4 square miles, or 1.2 square kilometers.
Seven Springs's slopes see on average 135 inches (3.4 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 11 feet every year!
Seven Springs Ski Resort Elevation
Seven Springs Ski Resort has a summit elevation of 2,994 feet, or 913 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 2,240 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 750 feet (229 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Seven Springs's summit elevation is about average. There are a lot of ski slopes that are quite a bit higher, but also many that are much, much smaller.
Seven Springs Ski Resort Difficulty Level
33.7out 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
Seven Springs has 285 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Seven Springs is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 36% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 64%.
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 Seven Springs Ski Resort good for beginners?
Seven Springs 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 64% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Seven Springs Ski Resort Location
Seven Springs Ski Resort is located in the state of Pennsylvania, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Champion, PA.
Champion, PA 15622 USA
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Getting to Seven Springs Mountain Resort
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Seven Springs Ski Resort), its coordinates of 40.02000, -79.29000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Champion, 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 Seven Springs Ski Resort.
|Pittsburgh International Airport||PIT||Pittsburgh, PA||59 mi|
|Washington Dulles International Airport||IAD||Washington, DC||123 mi|
|Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport||DCA||Washington, DC||145 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 Seven Springs.
|Arnold Palmer Regional Airport||LBE||Latrobe, PA||19 mi|
|John Murtha Johnstown Cambria County Airport||JST||Johnstown, PA||32 mi|
|Morgantown Municipal Walter L. Bill Hart Field||MGW||Morgantown, WV||42 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Seven Springs 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 Seven Springs Ski Resort.
|Hidden Valley||Somerset, PA||2,875 ft||34%||3 mi|
|Laurel Mountain||Boswell, PA||2,766 ft||26%||12 mi|
|Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin||Farmington, PA||2,030 ft||31%||20 mi|
|Boyce Park||Pittsburgh, PA||1,232 ft||8%||39 mi|
|Tussey Mountain||Boalsburg, PA||1,810 ft||34%||42 mi|
|Blue Knob||Claysburg, PA||3,172 ft||52%||43 mi|
|Canaan Valley||Davis, WV||4,280 ft||48%||62 mi|
|Timberline Four Seasons||Davis, WV||4,268 ft||37%||68 mi|
|Blue Mountain||Newburg, PA||1,600 ft||46%||89 mi|
|Bryce Resort||Mount Jackson, VA||1,750 ft||26%||94 mi|
|Eagle Rock||Fayetteville, PA||1,810 ft||28%||94 mi|
Seven Springs Ski Resort Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||2,994 ft|
|Base Elevation||2,240 ft|
|Vertical Drop||750 ft|
(36% Beginner, 42% Intermediate, 22% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||135 inches|