Blue Knob received near perfect scores in the downhill terrain category in the region. The ratings were based primarily on readers' average ranking, number of reviews, and specific comments made in OnTheSnow.com over the winter season.
"More and more skiers and snowboarders are relying on the word of their peers when they make resort choices," said Mountain News President and Publisher Rob Brown, whose company publishes OnTheSnow.com. "We believe the importance of reader advisories will continue to grow each year and these annual awards provide a peek into their thinking."
Reviewers were clear in their comments: "The one thing that Blue Knob is perfect for is skiing… Nice long runs, some of them over a mile long. Long vertical drop so even the diamond and double diamond slopes have significant length… Hospitality is always friendly… I cannot say enough good about the entire Blue Knob experience from the variety of terrain to the attitude and laid back disposition of the people both operating and visiting."
Blue Knob, with the highest skiable mountain in Pennsylvania, offers 100 skiable acres, with a vertical of 1,072 feet. There are 34 runs serviced by five lifts, including two doubles, two triples, and one surface lift. There's night skiing on 42 acres.
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