We went Christmas Eve 2009 and was really disappionted. We took our daughter to teach her. I was a ski instructor at another mountain for many years. The mountain is not set up for first time skiers. They need a bulldozer and level it off more. The beginner hill is too steep. The prices are outrageous. They have raised the prices of everything to now the most expensive in Pa. I would not recommend it to anyone. Save your money and go to Whitetail. It is much more kid friendly and has a lot to offer anyone at any level. Bear Creek has gotten out of hand.