Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Elk Mountain Ski Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 54%
  • Beginner
  • 28%
  • Families
  • 80%
  • Intermediate
  • 70%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 43%
  • Advanced
  • 56%

Helpful Highlights:

I love this place! Great conditions, great snow, long runs, high elevation..Only downside, too many skiers!! They have a big ski scene here and they have an...

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  • 5

    Skiing for all levels

    by brian watts - 9th February 2010

    Pros: great terrain with varied trails

    Cons: not the place to go if you are looking for night life

    Elks offers quality skiing for all members of the family regardless of skill. The steeps and bumps will challenge the expert while the winding novice/interm... Full review

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  • 3

    Pretty trails

    by skigirlnyc - 6th February 2010

    Pros: scenic trails, diverse

    Cons: slow lifts

    Elk is a nice mountain in PA, close to NY. I feel it is the best ski area in PA. The trails are varied. The only problem is the lifts are very slow. They ne... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in PA (seriously)

    by finterra - 2nd February 2010

    Pros: Terrain, Snow/grooming, Staff, Ambiance, Secenery

    Cons: Slow lifts, remote location (also a pro)

    While I hesitate to write this becasue I don't like crowds, I do want Elk to survive and prosper. Believe the advertisements that say Elk is the best in ... Full review

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  • 4

    Most Legit Skier's Mountain in PA

    by ryanscottmac - 23rd January 2010

    Pros: Great trails, Good Vibe, North-facing (good snow)

    Cons: Older lifts, no warming hut or summit lodge

    A quick disclaimer: I typically get to the mountain as early as possible to be first at the lift and of course everything runs way smoother when you're ther... Full review

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  • 1

    Elk Mountain-be careful of getting hit by the ski lift

    by guiness02 - 17th January 2010

    Pros: not much

    Cons: crowded, icy, overpriced, crowded, poor lift operation

    I went to Elk mountain and it was so crowded. On the intermediate trails, there were people trying to teach their 7 year olds to ski, the snow cover was non... Full review

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  • 5

    My Favorite in PA

    by sibs78 - 13th January 2010

    Pros: best trails

    Cons: slow lifts, best trails close early

    If your looking for a place to go that doesn't have a lot of wreckless kids this is the place. This is one of the only places I go that the skiers and snow... Full review

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