You’ll pay more to hit the slopes this year skiing, snowboarding

PITTSBURGH — If you’re a fan of shredding fresh powder each winter, you’ll pay more at most places around the region this year.

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort raised the weekend lift ticket rates by $5. Hidden Valley increased lift tickets by several dollars for both children and adults. Laurel Mountain will cost $2 extra for adult lift tickets and $1 extra for kids on weekends. Customers will pay $10 more at Hidden Valley, Laurel Mountain and Seven Springs if they don’t pay in advance for lift tickets, equipment rentals or lessons.

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort

  • Billed as the highest skiable mountain in Pennsylvania
  • Adults: Weekends $75, M-F $45
  • Juniors (12 and under) and seniors (65+): Weekends $70, M-F $40
  • Kids 5 and under: Free with paying adult
  • Monday: Military/1st Responder Day $38 lift ticket with valid ID
  • Tuesday: College Day $38 lift tickets with valid college student ID

CLICK HERE for details on equipment rentals

Hidden Valley Resort

  • 26 slopes and trails, 2 terrain parks on 110 skiable acres
  • Adults: Friday and Saturday $76; Sunday $75; M-Th $47
  • Kids 6-11: Friday and Saturday $61; Sunday $60; M-Th $37
  • Children 5 and under: Free with paying adult
  • Seniors 70-79: half price
  • Seniors 80+: free but need lift ticket

CLICK HERE for more details

Laurel Mountain

  • Located in Laurel Mountain State Park, it has the highest vertical drop in Pennsylvania at 761 feet
  • Features the Lower Wildcat Slope, the steepest in the state averaging near 60% slope
  • Closed on Mondays
  • Adults: Weekend $61; T-Th $44
  • Children 6-11: Weekend $49; T-Th $34
  • Kids 5 and under: ski free with paying adult
  • Adults 70-79: half price off the regular rate
  • Seniors 80+: free with ticket

Here is more info on equipment rental rates at Laurel Mountain

Seven Springs

  • 33 slopes and trails, 7 Terrain Parks and 10 lifts to get you up the mountain
  • Adults: Friday-Sunday $95; M-Th $74
  • Kids 6-11: Friday-Sunday $73; M-Th $58
  • Children 5 and under: ski free with paying adult
  • Adults 80+: ski free but must obtain ticket at Guest Services
  • Adults 70-79: Discount off regular rate; varies by day of the week

CLICK HERE if you’re looking to rent equipment at Seven Springs