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

    Surprisingly great day after rain/snow

    by SkiGalPA - 12th March 2011

    Pros: vertical, terrain, snow

    Cons: slow lifts

    Skied Elk on 10 Mar 11 and had what was one of the best ski days of the season, this after having 3 ski days here in late Jan 11 and one Feb. I must say co... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Pa Mountain

    by spack - 24th February 2011

    Pros: Trails, Snow, Close to Phila.

    Cons: Lifts

    We were pleasantly suprised with this mountain. It is much closer than VT and the trails are well maintained with good snow. In fact, in the am I thought I ... Full review

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  • 4

    Worth the extra 30 minutes when you want to ski

    by vinnyv11 - 14th February 2011

    Pros: Good snow, terrain, trails. Not crowded reasonable pricing

    Cons: Old slow lifts. Nothing near it.

    My fiance and I visited Elk Mountain this weekend and it was a great experience. The mountain had a crowd but I never waited more than two groups to get on... Full review

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  • 5

    Good Downhill

    by Garman1997 - 26th January 2011

    Pros: Great diversity

    Cons: Very small terrain park

    This was a very nice place. I was there for four days . It was very fun. Lots of trail for PA.... Full review

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  • 4

    Max Mountain

    by Sheehee - 26th January 2011

    Pros: Snow, Not a lot of people,Terrain, Great Staff

    Cons: Slow Lifts

    ELk Is a great Mountain to learn on, Great bunny hill plus good instructers. It was my first mountain i ever rode on. But after you get past the bunnyhill y... Full review

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  • 5

    My favorite mountain

    by EROK141 - 23rd January 2011

    Pros: Great terrain, Great grooming, Great facilities.

    Cons: Expensive season pass!

    Despite offering an expensive season pass, skiing Elk is still a tremendous value with the 4 hour morning weekday lift ticket at $36. What you get are very... Full review

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