Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Shawnee Peak

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Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.6
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.7
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 58%
  • Beginner
  • 83%
  • Families
  • 100%
  • Intermediate
  • 100%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 67%
  • Advanced
  • 58%

Helpful Highlights:

Loved this little ski area. It's in a bit of a time warp, structure wise but the mountain is spot on perfect. The conditions were great with fresh snow and ...

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  • 5

    Shawnee

    by Its a man, duh - 26th January 2010

    Pros: Its big, Its fun, the tickets aren't too pricey

    Cons: the terrain parks are a litte on the small side, and the food is costly

    Shawnee peak is a nice mountain. I find it's not as icy as other ski areas. They have tons of trails that have amazing views of Moose Pond. Shawnee also has... Full review

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  • 4

    Sneak to the Peak

    by DubbelSac - 5th December 2009

    Pros: night skiing, great views, great deals

    Cons: slow lifts, lodge isn't great, food stinks

    I live in Portland, ME, therefore, Shawnee Peak is the closest mountain to get to. Not a bad little mountain at all, really. Plenty of great deals on lift... Full review

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  • 2

    Ice Rink

    by anonybeen - 20th January 2009

    Pros: Friendly staff, Parking, Night riding, Cheap tickets

    Cons: Icy slopes, not-so-friendly massachusetts visitors

    Icy slopes all around and not much powder. The trails aren't very well-groomed if you like smooth, groomed trails. The steepness of the terrain isn't challe... Full review

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  • 5

    Skicatter Loves Shawnee

    by skicatter - 19th January 2009

    Pros: Great Snow! Awesome Scenery!

    Cons: Boring Food and Not Much of It.

    We spent an awesome Saturday at Shawnee. The temperatures were low so the lift lines were short. Pristine corduroy covered every trail, and, for the brave... Full review

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  • 5

    Great alternative...

    by skididdle - 8th January 2009

    Pros: Close to Portland, family friendly

    Cons: Ice base - Quintessential early New England skiing

    Our first visit to Shawnee. The base as of early Jan 09 was ice with blown snow cover. By mid day is was easier to find ice than powder. That should chan... Full review

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  • 4

    Shawnee peak

    by Skijoring - 26th December 2008

    Pros: friendly people, short lines

    Cons: expensive food, poorly designed additions

    I've been skiing at Shawnee Peak since I was little, and my dad and his siblings use to do the same when they were kids. I go during vacations and ski when ... Full review

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