Seven Springs Mountain Resort Ski Vacation Guide

Seven Springs Mountain Resort is a thoroughly well-appointed resort with extensive facilities, services, activities, and excitement. Additionally, the resort is famous for its legendary staff and exceptional customer service. The resort is happy to customize a vacation package for visitors and offers a selection of discounts in the process. It’s one of the greatest ski resorts in the East Coast, and a longtime family favorite.

Ski Levels

The area is home to more than 30 slopes and trails, a 750-foot vertical drop, the whole of which can be found on three North Face trails, the entire ski area spans 285 acres. The resort can accommodate thousands of visitors each hour with its extensive system of lifts. Nearly all the terrain is lighted at night, including the snowtubing park. Seven Springs also has several terrain parks, including one solely for children, a superpipe, and several glades, which beautifully complement the more traditional alpine terrain.

There is a highly regarded ski and snowboard school that accepts students aged four to eighty-four. Among the plethora of options there are private lessons, group lessons, Burton Learn to Ride, Tiny Tots ski school, youth snowsports academy, and the kids’ corner daycare. They also offer a host of specialized lessons including, NASTAR, 55+ Crew, Premiere Ski Program, Snowsports Merit Badge Program, Mountain Adventure Team, The Rider Squad, and Tele Friday Teaser. In addition to great skiing and fabulous lessons, visitors will find a host of extra amenities to enhance their vacation experience. There are lockers, parking, storage, medical facilities, and much more. As far as activities, the area surrounding Seven Springs is laden with fun and excitement. There is bowling, miniature golf, roller skating, the Bear Trap Fun Zone, shopping and a full-service spa. For outdoor lovers there is sporting clay ranges, fly fishing and indoor as well as outdoor swimming, not to mention an awesome snowtubing park located slope side.

Après Ski

There are extensive dining and lodging options from spacious condominiums to comfortable hotel rooms, cozy cabins, and grand chalets. As an added bonus, the area is offering great ski and stay packages throughout the winter that are definitely worth checking out. The dining options in the area range from casual, standard American fare to international specialties, bistros, cafes and delicious comfort food. 

Seven Springs Mountain Resort Snowboard Vacation Guide

Rider’s Guide

With 32 slopes divided fairly evenly between ability levels and has more than a dozen lifts to get you up the beautiful mountain terrain. Like most Pennsylvania resorts, nearly all the terrain is lit up at night so there is snowboarding seven nights a week. Seven Springs also has a recently updated and thoroughly massive snowmaking system, which cranks out enormous amounts of snow each season, but fortunately this particular region of Pennsylvania receives a lot of natural snow too.

Parks and Pipes

Seven Springs is extremely snowboard friendly and since 2004, it has remained committed to developing and growing its terrain parks, halfpipes, and superpipe. In fact, the ski area now has five terrain parks all of which vary in difficulty. There is a kid’s only park, several progression parks, which start mini and end massive and there is an advanced rider only park as well, perfectly suited for seasoned park riders and freestyle skiers. Currently, the five terrain parks house more than 50 features, both natural and manmade ranging from boxes, rails, jumps and jibs. In fact, the parks are so impressive, Seven Springs has received numerous accolades including one naming their terrain parks one of the top five parks on the East Coast.

Out of Bounds

The area hosts the basic wintertime activities such as ice skating, sleigh rides, snow tubing, but also has some pretty unique activities like sporting clays and fly fishing. Indoor activities abound as well with great shopping, bowling, miniature golf, and the Bear Trap Fun Zone, an arcade with pool tables and air hockey.

Hangout & Hookup

There are several great après spots located slope side. They stay open after night riding has ended and really come alive once the slopes quiet down. There is the Foggy Goggles, Matterhorn Lounge, Helen’s Lounge, and the Bavarian Lounge. From energetic, raucous nightlife at Matterhorn, to refined fireside cocktails at Bavarian Lounge, there is something to suit all tastes.