Winter Guide: Resort Q & A:

 

Average inches of snowfall? 135 inches

Number of slopes? 33

Skiable acres? 285

Pass prices? Varies

Opening day? TBD

Number of lifts? 10 chairs, 3 surface

Longest run? Lost Boy at 6,950 feet

Base/summit elevation? 2,240 ft/ 2,994 ft

Driving distance to nearest major cities?

Located within 200 miles of the major metropolitan areas of Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland and Washington D.C., Seven Springs is easily accessible from either exit 91 or 110 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Q: What’s new?

We added snowmaking stations to Avalanche Slope, North Face Slope, and Tyrol Slope and a new PistenBully ParkPro 400 snowcat to our fleet. The Avalanche and North Face slopes feature new LED lighting. The Terrain Parks added new entrances and features. Seven Springs Rental Center fleet boasts 500 new pairs of Rossignol Experience 74 skis. There are new seat pads on Polar Bear and North Face chairlifts.

Q: What are the best après ski activities at the resort and in the area?

The legendary Foggy Goggle features drinks, food, and live entertainment.

Q: Where do you recommend visitors buy or rent their gear?

The Seven Springs Rental Center is fully-stocked with updated Rossignol skis and Burton snowboards, located right on the slopes.

Q: How many beginner, intermediate, and expert trails are there?

12 beginner, 15 intermediate, 7 expert, and four glade areas

Q: What activities are available beyond the slopes?

Seven Springs offers snow tubing, sleigh rides, snowmobile tours, snowshoeing, sporting clays, Trillium Spa, bowling, arcade, swimming, and dining.

Q: Where is the best place to stay in the area? And if they are looking to buy?

Save on lodging and skiing with great winter lodging packages at the Main Lodge Hotel. Highlands Resort Realty can help you find the perfect place in the Laurel Highlands.

Q: What do you offer for beginners who want to learn how to ski or snowboard?

The Seven Springs Snowsports School offers the Fun-Based Learning program for first timers.

Q: What are the best runs and why?

For experts, check out North Face Slope, Gunnar Slope, and Yodeler Trail for high-speed turns. When the powder is falling, explore the glade areas for exciting tree runs. Intermediate skiers and snowboarders will love developing their skills on Giant Boulder Slope, Wagner Slope, and Tyrol Slope. Beginners can start out in the Fun-Based Learning terrain area then move on to Village Trail, Fawn Lane Trail, and Lost Girl Trail.

Q: Do you offer any family friendly activities?

Bring your family out for a day of snow tubing, sleigh rides, mini golf, roller skating, bowling, arcade games, and swimming.

Q: Are there activities available in the off season?

We have a full menu of exciting summer adventures like ziplining, horseback trail rides, paintball, SUP, kids’ camps, a downhill bike park, and much more.