Northeast of Pittsburg near Champion in the Laurel Highlands, the Seven Springs Resort ski area has 35 runs spread over 285 acres that are served by 10 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 750 feet. Seven Springs is best known to snowboarders for its seven terrain parks that host national and international events on the East Coast of the US. But, keep in mind, it takes a lot of snow to open all these parks, so make sure to check ahead so see which ones are really open. The progression-style terrain parks include over 100 features such as rails, boxes and wall rides, along with an Olympic-sized Superpipe with 22 foot walls. Make sure to check The Streets terrain park area.
After a day of shredding, try the The Foggy Goggle for some apres ski action.
To reach the snowboarding at Seven Springs Resort from Pittsburgh, follow US70 to Exit #91. Turn left off the exit ramp (Routes #711 and 31); approximately 2 miles, turn right on Route #711; follow 711 for about 2 miles; at the Star Market in Champion, turn left; follow the signs to Seven Springs (approximately 8 miles) on the right.
Overall, Seven Springs Resort is the 8th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 17 snowboarding resorts in Pennsylvania.