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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  • 3

    Great Hill

    by bethrun - 20th March 2009

    Pros: Challenging Mountain

    Cons: Outdated lifts

    For PA, Elk has the best terrain by far. Nice , long runs. P.S. If you are ever writing a book, Elk's lifts are a great place to interview someone. You ... Full review

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  • 3

    nice mtn

    by earlyjake - 19th March 2009

    Pros: terrain

    Cons: cheap

    Elk is a very nice mtn but they need some major overhauls. New lifts, parks ,night skiing are all 1980's but they charge 2009 prices. Vermont skiing!!!! ... Full review

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  • 5

    Great mountain best in PA

    by brianwatts - 12th March 2009

    Pros: This is a skiers mountain

    Cons: not much night life

    Trails are challenging, conditions are good, less ice than others in the area. Elk also has some great mogul hills. Its school is wonderful for both beginne... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Mountain in Eastern PA

    by mrcompgov - 11th March 2009

    Pros: superb mountain, atmosphere and ski school

    Cons: old cruddy lodge

    My family of 3 kids 4 to 10 visited here for a weekend as our third ski trip of the season. My 4 yr old daughter had just taken an all day lesson at anothe... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in PA

    by xXSkiXx - 1st March 2009

    Pros: Less crouded than sno mountain, faster lifts, challenging, skier friendly

    Cons: Middle of nowhere

    I ski Elk once or twice a week during ski season. I also ski the neighboring Sno mountain. Hands down Elk is much better. I think Elk soulld light up more ... Full review

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  • 2

    Elk Mountain is Far From PA's Best!

    by mjurkiewicz - 27th February 2009

    Pros: snow quality, lodge food

    Cons: slow lifts, boring trails, small lodge, expensive, smaller than advertised vertical

    “Best in Pennsylvania…” “Vermont-like snow and terrain…” “Worth the extra drive…” Those are all quotes from previous skiers who reviewed Elk Mountain... Full review

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