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Ski Areas Announce Winter Upgrades and Renovations Including Efficient Snow Making Techniques


POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA, October 1, 2008 – The Pocono Mountains are ready to usher in a successful 2008-09 ski season with a number of top ski areas announcing exciting improvements and upgrades.  A green-friendly movement headlines the new changes, as the region’s ski areas look to improve their recycling initiatives, efficient snow making techniques and reduction of energy use.  With hundreds of ski trails over seven exhilarating mountains, the region provides heart-thumping adventures to ski bunnies of all levels with the following:


Alpine Mountain Ski & Ride Center in Analomink (

  • The terrain park and half-pipe have been redesigned and will offer new and exciting rails and boxes.
  • Alpine’s rental shop will once again be re-stocked and upgraded with equipment from Elan, Salomon and Vans, with an emphasis on the ‘Lids on Kids’ program.
  • Alpine’s snowmaking system has been upgraded to insure the production of snow throughout the season.
  • The base of the snow tubing park has been redone with many editions to Penguin Play Park, keeping young children as entertained as the big kids.
  • Expanded party rooms and arrangements allow for more options and entertainment.


Blue Mountain Ski Area in Palmerton (

  • The new trail ‘Dreamweaver’ is set to open. This ½ mile long intermediate level trail will not only be 100 ft. wide in its entirety, but also have automated snowmaking and lights installed throughout.
  • The snowtubing park will have a new conveyor lift doubling uphill capacity, allowing for more tubes and tubing lanes.
  • Snowtubing will have a new building with seating for up to 250 people, a cafeteria with great food and live entertainment every Thursday night.
  • Blue Mountain also adds more lockers, an upgraded fleet of rental equipment and a new guests services department to make sure customers are fully satisfied.


Camelback in Tannersville (

  • Camelback Mountain Resort will install 110 low energy snow guns.  The addition of these guns will reduce the ski area’s energy consumption and eliminate the use of 50,000 gallons of diesel fuel.
  • By extending its partnership with Burton and Salomon,
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