Bear Creek Mountain Resort and Blue Mountain Ski Area are participating in Stay & Ski packages that include vouchers for skiing, boarding, tubing and lodging.

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. (Monday January 16, 2012) – Don’t let the lack of snow hinder you from hitting the slopes this winter, Bear Creek Mountain Resort and Blue Mountain Ski Area are open and creating their own pristine snow for eager skiers and snowboards alike. To accommodate these winter sport enthusiasts, Discover Lehigh Valley has made planning a ski trip in Lehigh Valley cheaper and easier with Stay & Ski travel packages that include vouchers for skiing, boarding or tubing combined with lodging at one of 13 participating area hotels.

Stay & Ski travel packages include winter sport adventures at two area mountains: Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie and Blue Mountain Ski Area in Palmerton. Booking a Stay & Ski travel package is a simple three-step process; just pick a mountain, select a hotel and book the trip. Reservations for Stay & Ski travel packages can only be made by phone and discounted rates are valid until March 31, 2012. Here is some information on both mountain locations:

Bear Creek Mountain Resort

Bear Creek is a family-friendly resort featuring skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. Stay & Ski packages start at $95 per person at the resort’s slopeside hotel featuring indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs. Call 1-866-754-2822 to book your package today.

New this year: Increased snowmaking, expanded teaching area, new hotel rental shop.


  • Spacious lodge
  • Mountainside hotel with slopeside views
  • Three dining facilities
  • Resort spa
  • Banquet and meeting facilities

Blue Mountain Ski Area

Ski or ride the highest vertical (1,082 feet) and most trails (37) in Pennsylvania. Ride the region’s only high-speed detachable six-passenger lift. The mountain includes five awesome terrain parks and 21 snowtube slides.

New this year: 2 trails (Razorback for the experienced skier and Little Gap beginners), the regions only Natural Luge Run open to the public, improved snow making capacity, and serious renovations to the Vista Ballroom.


  • Highest vertical in PA (1,082 ft)
  • Hi-speed detachable quad
  • Hi-speed detachable six-seater
  • 39 trails including two glades and 5 terrain parks
  • 21 snow slides for snowtubing

Thirteen lodging participants are offering savings to those taking advantage of this promotion. Travelers can plan their custom Stay & Ski travel package online at


About Discover Lehigh Valley

Discover Lehigh Valley is the designated destination marketing organization of Lehigh and Northampton counties. Its mission is to promote and develop Lehigh Valley as a leisure and business travel destination. Created in 1984, Discover Lehigh Valley assists in promoting regional tourism, an industry that generates $1.5 billion in annual revenue and accounts for more than 22,000 jobs in Lehigh Valley. For more information on Discover Lehigh Valley and its activities or to request a Lehigh Valley Map & Guide, call 1-800-MEET-HERE, or visit the official tourism website of Lehigh Valley at