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Liberty Ski Resort

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Overview

Located just north of the Maryland-Pennsylvania border, Liberty Mountain ski resort is one of the area’s premier resorts, with over 275 acres of year-round amenities and activities. Liberty offers 100 acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain, and up to 15 snow tubing lanes, ski and snowboard instruction, a Children’s Learning Center, three terrain parks and a winter sports retail shop.

In the summer months, play at Carroll Valley Golf at Liberty Mountain Resort, an 18-hole championship course located in a valley set amidst the picturesque rolling hills of South-Central Pennsylvania. A variety of well-appointed venues allow for gatherings and celebrations in any season. Whether it is winter or summer, spring or fall, Liberty has something for your perfect mountain getaway.

Where Is Liberty Mountain Ski Resort Located?

Positioned in the mountains of Southern Pennsylvania, it is about a one-hour drive from Baltimore and Washington, D.C. It is approximately 2.5 hours from Philadelphia. All these areas are serviced by major airports.

Transportation

The Liberty Hotel at the base of the mountain has 41 rooms. There is additional lodging near the area. Overnight camper parking is available (no hook-ups).

Restaurants

Breakfast Places

  • Westside Diner offers no-fuss standard American diner breakfast. 51 West Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Our Favorite Lunch Spots

  • If you don’t mind a short drive, Food 101 has everything from salads to pizzas and sandwiches. 101 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Dinner

  • Taverna Restaurant offers daily specials on drinks and food. If you can, grab a seat on the patio if the weather is nice. 5450 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320

Après/Nightlife

  • Take advantage of the views while sipping your favorite cocktail at Eagle & The Owl. If you missed dinner, this is a great spot to grab some comfort food. 78 Country Club Trail, Fairfield, PA 17320

Terrain

Terrain

With 620 feet of vertical drop and 100 skiable acres, Liberty Mountain Resort offers something for every member of your party. Average snowfall is 31 inches, bolstered by snowmaking on 100% of the acreage. Base elevation is 570 feet, and top elevation is 1,190 feet. There are 22 runs, breaking out as follows: 27% beginner, 41% intermediate, 14% advanced and 18% expert. The longest run is 5,200 feet: Dipsy Doodle. All runs are serviced by 9 chairs, including 5 quad chairs.

Freestylers should head to the three terrain parks. Skier’s right at West Side Park is for beginners, and the center section and skier’s left are for intermediate freestylers. Vertigo and Adventure Alley are designed for experts.

Inside Scoop

Liberty Mountain Resort has 350 snow guns, which help maintain the base of snow. When conditions are ideal, the snow guns will automatically fire, allowing for snow to be made in less than one hour. There are individual and package ski and snowboard lessons available, including specialty classes. The Children’s Learning Center is specially designed to help children learn the sport. Liberty Mountain also offers special events throughout every season, including live music.

Plan Your Trip

Liberty Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

16"
10"
7"
4"
0"
1"
Dec
3"
Jan
13"
Feb
0"
Mar

Terrain Overview

33%
Beginners Runs
38%
Intermediate Runs
14%
Advanced Runs
14%
Expert Runs
21
Runs in Total
1 mi
Longest Run
100 ac
Skiable Terrain
100 ac
Night Skiing
100 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 7

5
Quad Chairs
2
Surface Lifts

Elevation

1190'
Summit
620'
Vertical Drop
570'
Base

Important Dates

December 17, 20212021/12/17
Projected Opening
March 20, 20222022/03/20
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
N.A.
Days Open Last Year
56
Years Open
31"
Average Snowfall
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