Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Elk Mountain Ski Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.9

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

    Best in the keystone state

    by trotfox5 - 25th February 2009

    Pros: closest to vermont you can get, great snow, great drop

    Cons: slow lifts

    Very good ski conditions. We had only ever gone to JFBB before and boy was this a step up. I hear people talking about bear creek now and I have to think th... Full review

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  • 5

    Definitely the Best in Pennsylvania

    by Nickdog1977 - 17th February 2009

    Pros: Well Managed; Great conditions

    Cons: Desperately need high-speed lift; Distance from other Pocono skiing

    We ski in the Poconos often but had never been to Elk because it is a little further north than some of the other ski resorts and coming for a day of skiing... Full review

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  • 5

    Absolutely the Best in Pennsylvania!

    by musicmkr - 13th February 2009

    Pros: Great Terrain, Nice Vertical, Less Crowded

    Cons: No place to stay on mountain

    Elk is absolutely the best place to ski in Pennsylvania. They have a good variety of terrain, the most (real) vertical in Pennsylvania, and they get a good... Full review

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  • 4

    Best In PA

    by JQ - 22nd January 2009

    Pros: Great snow conditions, well groomed few boarders and never really crowded

    Cons: no terrain park if you are into that sort of thing

    Elk always has good snow conditions and generally one of the best in the Pocono's ski region. It has the best terrain of all the Pocono region and is only ... Full review

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  • 3

    Best In Pennsylvania

    by Cynwyd Guy - 18th January 2009

    Pros: Best downhill terrain in PA, Very family friendly, Great prices, No lines

    Cons: Can be a trek if from the Philly area, Lifts, No major hotels in the

    There were no lines to be found during my trip to Elk. The rentals provided by the mountain are well priced and the equiptment was above par for on-mountai... Full review

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  • 5

    gotta love Elk!

    by chorner1 - 18th January 2009

    Pros: Great terrain, snowier than most places in PA, great for families

    Cons: Could use a new lift or two; food service inefficient

    I love Elk Mountain! The first time I went was one of the last days of the season several years ago, and almost everything was open. I had a blast explori... Full review

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