Resort Poll 2012: Top 5 East Coast Parks


The East Coast is known in the snow world for its infamous Nor’Easter, bringing with it brutal arctic air ( and with any luck some snow0. The harsh environment breeds a hard-nosed dedication for the sport in any conditions. That’s why you can find these resorts at the front line of the terrain park evolution. Even on the Ice Coast, kids will always shred, and they’ll always have fun!—Ian Frisch

1. Seven Springs, PA

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Alex Ostreng boosts over a custom build at Seven Springs. PHOTO: Ian Ruther

Taking the top spot two years in a row, Seven Springs has solidified its place on the East Coast. “We’ve taken people by surprise as a resort that is park-driven,” says Terrain Park Manager Joel Rerko. “Getting the top spot for the second year helps prove we’re here to stay.”

Seven Springs is ideal for any experience level, given its jumps range from five-foot mini-kickers to a 70-foot monster in the main park. While it earned this number one ranking with an 18-foot pipe, Seven Springs is stepping up to a proper 22-foot Superpipe for this upcoming winter, one the few in the East. “We’re always keeping at it,” Rerko adds. “Tweaking. Adding. Moving. Always improving!”

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