Camelback Resort offers family travelers a stellar line-up of snow sports and prepares to kick off the winter season this December with upgrades and new activities. Check out the new changes coming to Camelback this season.
New High-Speed Lift
Black Bear 6, a new, high-speed, six-person enclosed lift, makes its debut just in time for the winter season. The new lift rises 667 feet, with an uphill capacity of 3,000 passengers per hour, an increase of more than 600 passengers an hour compared to the previous lift.
Expanded Terrain Park
The terrain park will now be located at Upper Moore’s Ramble, Oak Grove, Lower Moore’s Ramble and Rhododendron Glen. Glen lift will service the expanded terrain park. The resort added new designs and automations, as well as a Next-Gen Pisten Bully Park Pro 400 for creating precise and uniform park builds.
As one of the country’s largest snowtubing parks, Camelback appeals to thrill seekers with more than 40 snowtubing lanes, open day and night. The all-lit, after-dark experience Galactic Tubing offers a tubing party complete with music and disco lighting. Snowtubing is complimentary, Monday through Friday on non-holidays, with the purchase of an unlimited or value season pass.
Camelback Ski School
Learn how to be the best skier in your group after taking lessons at the Ski & Ride Academy, available for guests starting at age 4, with levels ranging from beginner to advanced. Children’s lessons for ages 4–12 begin at Adventure Base Camp and last for 1.5 hours. Family & Friends Beginner lessons (for beginner skiers aged 4 and up) at the Learning Center last one hour on the snow. Private lessons are available, as well.
Adaptive Skiing and Snowboarding
In a partnership with Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports, Camelback offers a full-service adaptive skiing and snowboarding program. Now, guests with disabilities ages 5 and up can participate in ski and snowboarding lessons. All instructors are certified and use the latest approaches for a safe and fun experience.
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