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Ski Trip to Poconos (Camelback)


It is usually pretty crowed on a weekend, so I plan to be at Camelback on Thursday (January 24th) - Friday (January 25th), but please feel free to plan to stay according to your schedule.


What to do:

Camelback offers skiing, snowboarding, and snow-tubing.


Lodging options:

a. General link:

b. Where I usually stay:

On a weekday, the daily rate is about $89 (if you show a AAA card at the check-in, you may be able to get a discount (the rate may be about $75).

c. Lodging townhouses, etc.:

They cost about[masked] per night for up to 10 people with a 2-night minimum stay.



Gear rental:

a. Equipment: You can rent skiing/snowboarding equipment right at the ski resort (,-Amenities---Services.aspx).

b. Clothing: There are places nearby that rent ski jackets, pants, etc.  (as you drive, they have big signs outside)



a. For beginners:


JUST $36!

 •All day Beginner Lift Ticket

•90-minute group lesson

•All day equipment rental package Ski or Snowboard

•Offered Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

•Lesson times at 10am, 2pm and 6pm.

•Package is for ages 6 years old and up. Available online only, space is limited. 


ii. $129 Explorer Card! (a $285 value)

Ages 6 & up!


Learn to ski or snowboard with the Explorer Card!  3 one-day packages include:

 •beginner all day lower mountain lift tickets

•All day rentals—ski or snowboard

•90 minute lessons. The lessons are beginner lessons with access to up to 4 learning slopes and lifts.

 PLUS!  Your Passport To Winter Fun coupon book, loaded with money saving offers for you and your friends too! Up to $219 in value! Coupons include discounts on Learn To offers, Lift Tickets, Snowtubing Tickets, Mountain Coaster and Camelbeach tickets for the 2013 season.


This program is for beginner skiers or snowboarders 6 years old and older.

 •After you complete your third lesson, turn your Explorer Card and Instructor Evaluation card into Guest Services in exchange for a[masked] CamelCard that will include (2) 50% off rental vouchers and (2) 50% off  90 Minute lesson vouchers.

•Read more about the CamelCard above.

 Some blackout dates and restrictions apply. Price and restrictions subject to change†. See bottom of the page for details.


b. General rates:

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Я была там 30 декабря в воскресенье. Не сказать что прям crowded, ну минуты 2 в очереди можно постоять. Blue mountain открыли. Горка больше и интересней

    January 17, 2013

  • Katerina

    Does anyone know good places to rent (a house) near Camelback?

    January 2, 2013

  • Julia

    Did we get enough people to go to Poconos around MLK ~ 1/19-21? Anyone wants to rent a house for the weekend?

    January 1, 2013

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