Jack Frost and Big Boulder Ski Resort
Located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, 99 miles north of Philadelphia and 104 miles west of New York City
In total the population within 100 miles of JFBB is over 27.3 million. Jack Frost and Big Boulder are 2 separate ski areas located 5 miles apart. Big Boulder first opened in 1949 and was the first commercial ski resort in Pennsylvania, and it was there that snowmaking was first used successfully in a commercial application. Jack Frost opened in 1972. Both resorts are known for their powerful snowmaking systems, and Big Boulder has been the first ski area in Pennsylvania to open the last 8 years.
Jack Frost Mountain provides a variety of inviting terrain with a summit elevation of 2000 feet, base elevation of 1400 feet and vertical drop of 600 feet. 21 different slopes including: ski school learning slope, 4 beginner slopes, 6 intermediate slopes, 8 advanced slopes and “One” Terrain Park. There are 9 lifts: 1 quad, 2 triples, 6 doubles and 1 ski carpet.
Big Boulder Ski Area devotes 50% of its acreage to freestyle terrain. Big Boulder has ranked in the “Top 5 Parks in the East” by Transworld Snowboarding Magazine. The base elevation is 1700 feet with a summit elevation of 2175 feet and a vertical drop of 475 feet. 15 different slopes to include: 4 beginner slopes, 3 intermediate slopes, 3 advanced slopes and 5 Terrain Parks. There are 8 lifts: 2 triples, 5 doubles and 1 ski carpet.