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Elevation

  • 2175ft
    Summit
  • 600ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 1700ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 5
  • 1
  • 8
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    100%

  • Intermediate Runs

    0%

  • Advanced Runs

    0%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    16

  • Terrain Parks

    8

  • Night Skiing

    55 ac

  • Skiable Terrain

    55 ac

  • Snow Making

    55 ac

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Overview

Big Boulder has been ranked as one of the “Top 5 Parks in the East” by Transworld Snowboarding. With its over 400 feet of drop, array of trails and multiple terrain parks, it is a crowd pleaser. In fact, Big Boulder devotes 50 percent of its acreage to freestyle terrain. The resort is located Pocono country, and the ski area's sister is Jack Frost.

Where Is Big Boulder Ski Resort Located?

The ski resort is 45 minutes from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and 30 minutes from Lehighton, Pennsylvania. There are many small airports that serve the surrounding areas, including Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/15/201904/14/2020
  • Days Open Last Year
    76
  • Projected Days Open
    95
  • Years Open
    72
  • Average Snowfall
    50"

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Terrain

The base elevation is 1,700 feet, and the summit is 2,175 feet. You will find 15 slopes and trails, serviced by 8 lifts. The terrain is pretty evenly divided: 4 beginner, 3 intermediate and 3 advanced. There are five terrain parks. The Mountain Dew Terrain Park and halfpipe cater to snowboarders. Snowtubing is available, and there are two 600-foot conveyor carpets to get snow tubers up to the top.

The SnowMonsters Program is designed to teach children ages 3 to 12 years old how to ski and snowboard. There are also adult ski and board lessons available. There are events on the resort throughout the year.

Breakfast

  • Piggy’s provides traditional breakfast options to help you quench your appetite before heading to the slopes. 16 N Lakeshore Drive, Lake Harmony, PA 18624

Lunch

  • Shenanigans has a nice patio and standard pub food, including burgers, soups and salads, and more. 286 Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, PA 18624

Dinner

Après/Nightlife

  • Pub in the Pines always has really good bands and sometimes karaoke. The atmosphere is laidback, and the drinks are good. Route 940, Pocono Pines, PA 18350

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Big Boulder Reviews

Nate Moen
3rd March 20184
Overall a pretty sick mountain, insane terrain parks and lots of beginner trails but not much steep trails. Good for families but...Full review
anonymous
14th December 20165
love this place!!!!Full review
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Contact Info

  • Big Boulder

    P.O.Box 1539

    18610 Blakeslee

    Pennsylvania

    United States


    Phone: 570-443-8425

    info@jfbb.com

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