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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  • 4

    Elk is as fun as YOU make it.

    by 1FLAKE - 7th January 2009

    Pros: Rlonger/wider trails. Trails that have fun turns. Solid terrain parks. Freindly staff.

    Cons: Alittle to old school. Limited lodging.

    I try to ride at Elk a few times a year. It's never crowded. Every body up there is pretty nice. The conditions are usually good. Elk is trying to move int... Full review

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  • 4

    Best mtn but!!!

    by wanekjohn - 25th December 2008

    Pros: Great mtn

    Cons: poor terrain parks, poor night skiing and the worst lifts in pa

    AS A LOCAL SKIIER FOR THE LAST 30 YEARS HERE IS A HONEST REVIEW. ELK HAS BY FAR THE BEST OVERALL MTN IN PA. THE LIFTS ARE ABSOLUTEY TERRIBBLY SLOW.THEY ARE ... Full review

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  • 5

    Elk... Best in PA

    by p_nut - 3rd November 2008

    Pros: wide trails, scenic, good snowmaking, friendly

    Cons: PA's warm climate and short hills, tiny lodge

    Elk is like a snack-size version of Vermont. Even though the original builders were working with the typical short, shallow PA hillsides, they did a great ... Full review

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  • 3

    Elk mountain- like skiing an overpriced mountain, without the drive

    by TOhearn - 25th October 2008

    Pros: food, skis, slopes

    Cons: lifts, upgrades, terrain, snow

    i've had a sunday pass with forest city elm. for the past 2 years. (this will be my third) let's be honest here, elk is for people who are looking for a ... Full review

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  • 5

    I wish I could diss on Elk...

    by Skiingrox - 6th October 2008

    Pros: Scenery, lack of commercialization, friendly staff

    Cons: Very crowded on Saturdays, few night trails

    I wish I could diss on Elk....so I could have the hill to myself! This mountain is a hidden gem. OK, you have to take into account this is a resort in PA, n... Full review

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  • 4

    Elk Mountain Ski Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 24th March 2008

    Pros:

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    Was at Elk on 3/23 (Easter Sunday). The place was a ghost town so there was absolutely no waiting. Conditions were what you'd expect this late in what has... Full review

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