Masthope Mountain is a vacation resort that offers skiing at its Big Bear area. Besides skiing, tubing is available on the weekends. It also features a terrain park and a beginners’ area near the Big Bear main lodge. The resort features something for all skill levels.
The resort is about 1 hour and 15 minutes from the Scranton airport, nearly 2 hours from the Newark Liberty and Lehigh Valley airports, and 3 hours from the Albany airport. Airport transfers are available from these airports, typically by taxi. Or, you can rent a car.
Ski Big Bear has 18 trails serviced by 7 lifts, including 2 Magic Carpets. The area receives 50 inches of snow, which is bolstered by 100% snowmaking. There is a whopping 650 feet of vertical. Cross-country trails are located within the Masthope Mountain Community and are only designed for community members. Base elevation is 600 feet with a summit of 1,250 feet. The resort is typically open from mid-December through mid-March.
Groomed cruiser make up 43% of the trails, but the resort has something for all types of skiers. Night skiing is available. Lessons and rentals are also offered, and there are slopeside restaurants.
HC1 BOX 1A 353
18435 Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania