Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Camelback Mountain Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 39%
  • Beginner
  • 40%
  • Families
  • 61%
  • Intermediate
  • 48%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 26%
  • Advanced
  • 24%

Helpful Highlights:

The road up to the mountain can take the first hour of your day. Expect a long, steep walk from where you park. Shuttles are buried in the same traffic as p...

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  • 5

    Camelback Rocks

    by ParallelPeep - 18th February 2013

    Pros: Great trails, huge variety of levels, experienced instructors

    Cons: Not enough expert trails, sometimes icy, big crowds on weekends

    This was me and my brother's first year skiing and we loved it! The lessons were good and we were zooming down blacks by the third time. There's only one do... Full review

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  • 4

    Nice Resort

    by drewj - 3rd February 2013

    Pros: The Nile Mile is a great trail along with many others

    Cons: It gets very crowded on weekends

    I notice that they close certain lifts as it gets close to the evening when there is still a lot of people skiing. Thereby creating long lift lines at the ... Full review

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  • 4

    Good PA Resort

    by B_Sloane89 - 1st February 2013

    Pros: Good Variety, Good Verticle Drop

    Cons: Crowds

    Camelback is a good resort for Pennsylvania skiing! Despite the 800 foot Vertical, the trails are long, and there is plenty of variety on the mountain. I ha... Full review

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  • 3


    by vdisesa - 15th January 2013

    Pros: Large for PA

    Cons: Crowded, very icy

    While Camelback is one of the bigger mountains in northeast PA, it's lift-lines make it one of the least pleasant to visit. It's runs get scraped off down ... Full review

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  • 3

    Not Bad for PA

    by jagdeep76 - 5th January 2013

    Pros: Location, variety of terrain, nice layout, good quality rentals

    Cons: Holiday/weekend crowds, weird rules, poor costumer service, short trails, frequently icy

    Have been going to Camelback at least once a year for last 6-7 yrs, (apart from my visits to VT and CO), mainly due to its location in Northeast closer to m... Full review

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  • 1

    Seasonal Pass Holder

    by lshenkman - 29th December 2012

    Pros: proximity to NYC

    Cons: poor conditions, horrible food rip off

    This year Camealback Mountain Resort quality deteriorated tremendously. Most trails were closed despite exellent weather conditions. There is a natural snow... Full review

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