Spartan Poconos

Welcome Spartans

Are YOU Ready to Conquer Blue Mountain?

As one of Spartan’s longest standing venues, Blue Mountain is home to one of the most challenging courses in the Spartan series. Get ready to scale rugged mountain terrain, dense forests, and vertical that challenges even elites. Trust us, the amazing views of the Pocono Mountains from the top will be worth it!

Blue Mountain Resort Information

While your here, take advantage of everything Blue Mountain Resort has to offer!

Reward yourself after the big race with lunch or dinner at our mountain top restaurant, Slopeside Pub & Grill! Fuel up with a full menu featuring Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads, Entrees and Spartan themed specials. Slopeside is located in the Summit Lodge at the top of the mountain.


Sunday thru Monday 11:30am to 9pm

Friday & Saturday 11:30am to 10pm

Ariel high ropes course at Blue Mountain Resort

The Summit Adventure Park offers a challenge for the whole family! Zip Line, conquer High Ropes Courses, Rock Climb, Free Fall, and MORE! Choose between a 2 or 4 hour ticket. The Summit Adventure Park is located just outside our Summit Lodge at the top of the mountain.


Friday thru Sunday, 10am to last ticket sold at 4pm

Battle it out on our Outdoor Laser Tag Fields! Blue Mountain is open to the latest hi-tech Laser Tag Guns. Play games like Death Match, Capture the Flag, Zombie Attack and so much more! Outdoor Laser Tag is located just outside the Summit Lodge at the top of the mountain.


Friday thru Sunday: Games start at 10am, 1pm, and 4pm

Test out your Axe Throwing abilities! Axe Throwing will be set up in the Summit Courtyard, just outside of Slopeside Pub & Grill Friday and Saturday evening. Sessions are 1 hour long. We highly recommend booking your session in advance as space is limited.


Friday & Saturday: 4pm to last session start time at 7pm

Hang around Saturday night for one of our most popular mountain events, Night Time Zip and Climb! You’ll conquer our High Ropes Course after dark with glow sticks, laser lights, and the Pocono sky! Choose from a 6:30pm, 7pm, or 7:30pm start time. Night Time Zip & Climb takes place at the Summit Adventure Park located just outside our Summit Lodge at the top of the mountain.

Take home Blue Mountain souvenirs and apparel to brag about your time in the Poconos! Visit the Blue Mountain Resort tent inside the Spartan festival to get your swag.

Get ahead of next year’s competition!

Our Blue Burn Trail is a 4.5 mile trail that takes you from the bottom of the mountain, to the summit, and back down again. This trail is timed by RFID technology so you can track your progress all season long to get Spartan strong!

We offer Obstacle Course Race training classes taught by elite athletes leading up to Spartan! You’ll learn how to conquer Spartan inspired obstacles to prepare you for race day. Our 2023 classes have ended, but check back soon for 2024 dates. You can view the other outdoor classes we offer here.

Spartan Race Information

Please visit the Spartan website for all official race and registration information. Below are some FAQ’s to help get you started.

July 14th

  • 3k Elite Series

July 15th

  • Super 10k featuring 25 Obstacles
  • Kids Race 1-3k with Obstacles

July 16th

  • Sprint 5k featuring 20 Obstacles
  • Spartan Trail 10k
  • Kids Race 1-3k with Obstacles

Please visit Spartan’s website for all official race and registration information.

Arrive to 270 Blue Mountain Drive, Palmerton, PA 18071. This address will take you to our Valley Lodge location at the bottom of the mountain. This is where primary parking is and where the race begins. Spartan recommends arriving at least 90 minutes before your race start time.

Spartan offers a Spectator Pass for $20. This pass allows you to spectate the race as well as enjoy the Spartan festival area. If you visit the festival, look for the Blue Mountain Resort booth for merch and information!

There’s plenty to do on the mountain while the race is going on! These Blue Mountain Resort activities will remain open during the race:

Spartan offers locker rentals to keep your valuables safe. To guarantee a locker, Spartan recommends reserving one early.

There are many local hotel and Airbnb options in the area. The closest hotels to Blue Mountain are the Hampton Inn and Country Inn & Suites in Lehighton. The Lehigh Valley area is the next closest and offers a variety of hotels.

Spartan’s official lodging partner is Hotel Engine offering room at up to 60% off. You must sign up using Spartan’s exclusive link below.

Bike Park at Blue Mountain


There’s always a reason to be on the mountain! Visit us again for Downhill Mountain Biking, Camping, Glamping and MORE.