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

    Nice snow

    by John Huge - 3rd January 2014

    Pros: Steep runs, great snow, long runs for PA

    Cons: too many skiers, slow chairs

    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... 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    Cons: slow lifts, outdated lodge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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  • 5

    My Favorite in PA

    by sibs78 - 13th January 2010

    Pros: best trails

    Cons: slow lifts, best trails close early

    If your looking for a place to go that doesn't have a lot of wreckless kids this is the place. This is one of the only places I go that the skiers and snow... Full review

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  • 5

    Elk Mountain Ski Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 30th May 2007



    What else can you say about Elk? It has steeps. Trails are long. Snow quality and grooming are usually perfect. They leave certain trails ungroomed after a ... 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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  • 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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