Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

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Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 49.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 1.7

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 27%
  • Beginner
  • 55%
  • Families
  • 59%
  • Intermediate
  • 41%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 23%
  • Advanced
  • 5%

Helpful Highlights:

a friend and i stopped at shawnee on our way home to md. from several days in vermont. im a first time visitor and wont be back. despite the website to the ...

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  • 3

    Shawnee is not for beginners

    by rdutkie - 24th January 2010

    Pros: Long trails

    Cons: Trails converge making some areas very congested

    I was skiiing at Shawnee on January 23, 2010. This was my second time skiing at Shawnee. I do not understand all of the advertisements for Shawnee adverti... Full review

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  • 4

    nice for poconos

    by jonskn - 16th March 2009

    Pros: night skiing is great, inexpensive

    Cons: crowded ,bring your food

    I like shawnee because they make great snow & the staff is frendly inspite of the crowds. I can drive there in less than an hour & a half from brooklyn.... Full review

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  • 2

    Close to home but keep on driving

    by artcam - 4th March 2009

    Pros: Good beginner terrian park

    Cons: slow lifts, crowded, icy, close to new york

    Shawnee may be a place you want to go if you are a beginner but even if you are you might not want to go. It is close but not by much. Drive an extra 10 min... Full review

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  • 3

    Trails are very good

    by NOTaREDsoxFAN - 9th February 2009

    Pros: Trails are excellent long downhill very fun

    Cons: Gets icy, not a very good terrain park and jumps are well groomed. crowded

    Shawnee mountain is a very family oreinted place. the mountain trails are excellent and the lodging and resorts around town are excellent. food is very pr... Full review

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  • 3

    Beginner Friendly

    by tarzadon - 4th February 2009

    Pros: family friendly, easy to get to, discounts

    Cons: crowded, trail variety

    The snow conditions in mid-December were great. The trails are well-lit at night. There are not enough green trails for a beginner to practice on. The bl... Full review

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  • 5

    Shawnee Mountain Ski Area Review

    by BKSTAR - 20th March 2008



    My son and I went to Shawnee on 3/12/08 and we wanted to learn how to snowboard. Last time I was on any mountain was over 20years ago and I have to say I w... Full review

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