User-Generated Reviews for Elk Mountain Ski Resort

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Elk Mountain Ski Resort to better plan your ski trip. Elk Mountain Ski Resort reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

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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  • 4

    Solid all around experience

    by hose91 - 28th January 2013

    Pros: Family Friendly, well run, shorter lift lines, varied layouts for all skill levels

    Cons: slower lifts,

    On the mountain as Faculty rep for mid atlantic school competing in the US Collegiate Snowsports Assoc Allegheny Conf ski race/snowboard slopestyle. Stayed... Full review

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  • 4

    Best snow in PA!

    by vdisesa - 15th January 2013

    Pros: Great snow, few crowds, fun

    Cons: Small (it's in PA)

    For northeast PA skiing, you can't do better than Elk. The runs are varied and long(ish) for a PA mountain. Theyve invested a lot in their snow-making equ... Full review

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  • 4

    Elk Ski Review

    by CHILLIEremy - 9th January 2013

    Pros: Great! Family friendly!

    Cons: Long lift lines.

    Great! I reguarly visit Elk, and it is family freindly, with great conditions (for PA) and caring workers. The reasturant has yummy food and the lifts are s... Full review

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  • 3

    Best for Intermediat, Management focused on making money

    by kidsgame2001 - 7th January 2013

    Pros: Beautiful Intermediate Slopes

    Cons: No Magic Carpet. Little kids had hard time learning

    The mountain area is beautiful. Lots of slopes with mostly intermediate skill. I had two first time Kids and there was no Magic Carpet. I wasted money on re... Full review

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  • 3

    Elk Mountain review

    by Timeless61 - 27th March 2012

    Pros: Location (for weather), "feel"

    Cons: Snowmaking system, grooming, management, lifts

    I will try to give an unbiased review of Elk Mountain in Union Dale, PA It may seem negative, but it’s really just unbiased. I will say that Elk's loc... Full review

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  • 5

    One of the Best in PA

    by black-holes - 30th March 2011

    Pros: Slopes, Snow, People,

    Cons: LIFTS

    Elk is worth it if you're coming from Philadelphia. They groom the slopes very well, and the snow is terrific. The black diamond slopes are steep and the th... Full review

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