Jack Frost Mountain, located in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania and sister mountain of nearby Big Boulder, has 20 slopes and trails for everyone from first-time skiers to advanced boarders. Snow tubing also is available with two cable tows.
The ski resort is located less than an hour from Scranton and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. You can rent a car to get to the ski resort. It’s located 99 miles north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and 104 miles west of New York City.
Jack Frost Mountain offers a vertical drop of 600 feet (base elevation 1,400 feet and summit 2,000 feet). It’s 20 trails are broken out as follows: 4 beginner, 6 intermediate and 8 advanced – served by 12 lifts. There are two terrain parks. Average snowfall is 50 inches bolstered by 100% snowmaking. Night skiing is available at Big Boulder, which you can access after you’re done at Jack Frost Mountain.
The pass to Jack Frost also gives you access to Big Boulder so you can alternate between the two resorts. During certain times of the year, the resort offers a special Learn to Ski and Ride special, which includes the beginner lift ticket, group lesson and rentals.