Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Blue Knob

Planning a ski trip to Blue Knob? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Blue Knob stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Blue Knob review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 50%
  • Beginner
  • 17%
  • Families
  • 43%
  • Intermediate
  • 50%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 47%
  • Advanced
  • 47%

Helpful Highlights:

Went Skiing with my wife. If you intention is to be on the mountain all day then blue knob is the place to be. Its not crowded at all and pretty well groome...

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  • 4

    Blue Knob

    by Snow Boarder - 26th January 2014

    Pros: Nice long runs and challenging terrain

    Cons: Was a bit icy on Sat. the 25th...

    Pennsylvania's best kept secret indeed... This place is very impressive compared to my usual haunts like Whitetail and Liberty. Well worth the extra 90 mi... Full review

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  • 4

    Blue Knob Review

    by anonymous_user - 24th February 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    We love Blue Knob. Yes, it might be bitter cold, blow you down windy, can get kind of icy (on top) but there are never lift lines. Upper and Lower Mambo gi... Full review

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  • 4

    Pennsylvania's skier's mountain.

    by jeidgi - 4th November 2010

    Pros: good natural snowfall, fantastic terrain, hillbillies

    Cons: dry years, old facilities, ice

    Blue Knob is easily the best mountain to ski in Pennsylvania when it snows. The mountain offers good vertical for the east coast, steep terrain and neat ... Full review

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  • 4

    Best in PA

    by Liam Cain - 27th January 2014

    Pros: Challenging Terrain, No crowds, Very affordable

    Cons: Ice, Interfering Snowmaking

    Blue Knob is by far the hidden gem of Pennsylvania, and it's very fortunate that it's hidden so well. The lack of crowds for a weekend after a week of fresh... Full review

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  • 3

    looking up

    by dshawski - 21st January 2009

    Pros: new manager

    Cons: lodge at top of mountain

    amid continued rumors of new owners, blue knob has hired a new general manager. this guy is a skier, and it shows. grooming has improved, and there seem... Full review

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  • 3

    Blue Knob Review

    by anonymous_user - 6th December 2007

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    Been skiing at Blue Knob 30+ years you never know what to expect. The mountain tends to get icey quite often due to the lay of the land and our moderating w... Full review

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