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Seven Springs Mountain Resort And Hidden Valley Resort To Open Friday, November 28, For Skiing And Snowboarding

SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. – Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort will open for skiing...

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Pennsylvania is abundantly rich in winter sports resorts, many of them 50 miles or less from home. And every dollar saved in wildly gyrating fuel costs is a dollar that we have to use having fun on the slopes.  Finding the closest resorts and still keeping variety in our skiing lives takes a little simple planning. Here’s how:

Get the Pennsylvania Transportation map, available free at most state legislative and PENNDOT offices.  Using the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association’s locator at www.skipa.com, pinpoint the resorts closest to home. Then simply draw 50, 100 and 150-mile circles on your map.

Driving a car that gets 25 miles to the gallon, a ski jaunt to an area within the 50 mile circle, burns less than 4 gallons round trip.

Pittsburgh Area
For skiers living in the Pittsburgh area, the 50-mile circle puts you in easy round trip range of Seven Springs, Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin Woodlands, Hidden Valley and nearby Willowbrook.

Philadeplphia Area
From the Philadelphia area, that same 4 gallons will get you to Bear Creek and Blue Mountain, then home again.

Harrisburg Area
From Harrisburg, skiers and riders are in economical range of Ski Roundtop and Liberty Mountain.

The 100-mile circle opens up even greater opportunities for skiing, riding and tubing without ever having to leave Pennsylvania.

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1. Alpine Mountain, Analomink | www.alpinemountain.com

12. Liberty Mountain, Carroll Valley | www.skiliberty.com
2. Bear Creek Ski Resort, Macungie | www.skibearcreek.com/winter

13. Nemacolin Woodlands at Mystic Mountain, Farmington | www.nemacolin.com
3. Big Boulder, Blakeslee | www.jfbb.com

14. Roundtop Mountain Resort, Lewisberry | www.skiroundtop.com
4. Blue Knob Ski Area, Claysburg | www.blueknob.com

15. Seven Springs Mtn. Resort, Seven Springs | - www.7springs.com
5. Blue Mountain, Palmerton | www.skibluemt.com

16. Shawnee Mountain, Shawnee-on-Delaware | shawneemt.com
6. Camelback, Tannersville | www.skicamelback.com

17. Ski Big Bear, Lackawaxen | www.ski-bigbear.com
7. Crystal Lake, Hughesville | www.crystallakeskicenter.com

18. Ski Denton, Coudersport | www.skidenton.com
8. Eagle Rock Resort, Hazleton | www.eaglerockresort.com

19. Ski Sawmill Family Resort, Morris | www.skisawmill.com
9. Elk Mountain, Union Dale | www.elkskier.com

20. Snö Mountain, Scranton | www.snomtn.com
10. Hidden Valley, Hidden Valley | www.hiddenvalleyresort.com

21. Tussey Mountain, Boalsburg | www.tusseymountain.com
11. Jack Frost Mountain, Blakeslee | www.jfbb.com

22. Whitetail Resort, Mercersburg | www.skiwhitetail.com

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    Ski PA Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort to Open Friday, Nov 28 http://t.co/1LTyJ7Szmb http://t.co/K6wq1pQWnf
    Friday, 21 November 2014 18:19
    Ski PA RT @patourismpr: We're excited! MT @goskipa: Ski season is here! Wondering when your area will open? Details here: http://t.co/PfGNxf2s6J
    Friday, 21 November 2014 18:17
    Ski PA @Nemacolin Awesome! So exciting. skipa
    Thursday, 20 November 2014 19:47
    Ski PA RT @Nemacolin: @goskipa - We are making snow! SkiPa
    Thursday, 20 November 2014 19:47