Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

Planning a ski trip to Shawnee Mountain Ski Area? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Shawnee Mountain Ski Area stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Shawnee Mountain Ski Area review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

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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    Shawnee Mountain Ski Area Review

    by daniwrites - 18th February 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Please be aware I am reviewing Shawnee based on PA skiing. It is obvious this mountain and many others in the Poconos do not compare to West Coast or VT ski... Full review

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  • 2

    Good Price, Bad Mountain

    by Theiceskier - 18th March 2011

    Pros: Fast Runs, very good terrain park

    Cons: Slushy or icy depending on month

    Shawnee mountain has many pros and cons included at the mountain. The lift that most people like to ride (the terrain park lift) is only a double and takes... 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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  • 1

    Horrible Board Rentals.

    by Kim Grey - 19th January 2014

    Pros: I was able to get home in 1 hour

    Cons: Horrible board rentals. Terrible learning hill.

    I have been riding for almost 20 years and I have never felt more robbed by a resort. I spent $200 on rentals and tickets. The rental board bindings were ... Full review

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  • 1

    dont waste your time and money

    by village idiots - 12th March 2013

    Pros: one nice quad lift

    Cons: short runs , no steep runs , large crowds , rude staff

    this place is a waste of time ,really short runs,, id rather stay at home , go to sno mt , or elk much better , the poconos are rundown , and beat , it was ... Full review

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  • 1

    Atrocious customer service!

    by cpamama - 19th March 2013

    Pros: none

    Cons: thieves

    I sent my son up to Shawnee for a 5 week ski trip with our town. He snowboarded for exactly one hour before he wiped out on the ridiculously icy hill and b... Full review

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