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 mtn.

    by nicksixx - 16th November 2010

    Pros: Nice vert, family friendly

    Cons: Not good snow for the price

    Good vertical drop compaired to quite a few east coast spots. Great for skiing and bombing hills. Overall a good family time and good for newlyweds. Have fu... Full review

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  • 4

    Best Skiing In PA

    by Led Ft. - 4th November 2010

    Pros: Expert terrain, nice vertical, night skiing, isolation

    Cons: Not the best snow, not cheap, isolated

    Elk Mt. is an old school ski hill that is fun if you are comfy on good expert terrain. It is not that close to other attractions, which could be a plus or m... Full review

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  • 5

    New Pics of Elk

    by finterra - 8th March 2010

    Pros: Great trails, great scenery, great skiiers mountain

    Cons: Slower lofts

    See my review from earlier in the year. I love this this place. I wanted to add some phots that I took during a recent trip... Full review

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  • 5

    Wonderful skiing environment, the best in PA

    by mrcompgov - 1st March 2010

    Pros: Great skiing, great trails, excellent maintanence for lifts

    Cons: slow lifts, outdated lodge

    We (family of 5 with 3 kids 5 to 11yrs old) had another wonderful skiing trip to Elk. It is a skiers mountain with proper etiquette, polite and professiona... Full review

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  • 4

    Usually a really nice experience

    by smlivingston - 26th February 2010

    Pros: Grooming is very good.

    Cons: Lodge is a little dated.

    So here is the deal with Elk Mtn.. I have skied there five times in 2010. This was my first year there. Full disclosure, I have been skiing for about 35 ye... Full review

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  • 4

    the comprehensive review by a long-time patron

    by pocowhip - 16th February 2010

    Pros: snow, scenery, terrain, atmosphere, lifts

    Cons: price, access, parks, lifts

    Elk stakes it's claim to PA's best (but some folks at blue mtn. and knob might argue). Its a great ski experience but thats it. No real convienent lodging... Full review

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