is a ski resort
located near Palmerton, Pennsylvania
, on Blue Mountain
in the northern part of the Lehigh Valley
, in Pennsylvania
. Blue Mountain services the Allentown
and Wilmington urban areas
; with 300,000 visitors per year, the resort is one of the most popular in the Poconos
The resort was opened by Ray Tuthill
In 2002 and 2003 Blue Mountain added two advanced runs and a teaching hill with two beginner slopes, fed by a triple chairlift
and a conveyor lift
. In 2006 the resort added eastern Pennsylvania
's first high-speed six-pack chairlift.
In summer 2008 the resort implemented a $3.1 million upgrade for the 2008-2009 ski season. It included improvements to the resort's snowmaking equipment, a newly built dining facility, and the addition of a new intermediate trail between Razor's Edge and Paradise named Dreamweaver.
In 2009 Blue Mountain added an Expert Trail Nightmare located in between Razors Edge and Paradise which connects to Dreamweaver a Big Air Bag for tricks and outside Bar & Grille located at the Summit Lodge .
In 2010 Blue Mountain has added 2 Glade Trails, Renovated the Summit Lodge Ticket Office... Read More