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Shawnee Mountain Ski Area Reviews


Fantastic for Kids and Families


Pros: SkiWee and Day Care Program, good snowmaking, great trails for a small mountain, perfect for families

Cons: low vertical, little natural snow, can get crowded

Shawnee Mountain was my home mountain from the ages of 3-18. My sister and I started in their SkiWee program and ended up teaching the little tykes ourselves in high school and college. For a while it was actually the only mountain we knew, but for a mountain its size (let's be honest: it's a hill), it did not disappoint. The employees at Shawnee are, for the most part, top-notch. The majority come from the nearby towns of Stroudsburg, or East Stroudsburg, PA, with a few weekenders coming in from Philly (like us) or NYC. Shawnee's SkiWee program is an all-day lesson for the kids, including lunch and snack. I was quite addicted to the chicken noodle, the cookies, and the hot cocoa when I...
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Great value


Pros: High speed quad

Cons: Short runs

Shawnee is a surprisingly good value. At just 700' vertical, the runs are short. Yet the high-speed quad makes up for it. I felt like I was doing a lot of skiing.

Once is Enough


Pros: Can't think of any

Cons: Very small mountain

I went there once for a Boy Scout ski trip.   It was OK, nothing memerable about it.  It's a good little local hill if you live close by.