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

    Best skiing in the east hands down!

    by tubabuster - 7th January 2010

    Pros: Great skiing; magnificent groomed trails, no crowds especially during midweek. This is a skier's mountain.

    Cons: Would love to have someone open a spa nearby.

    We live nearby and so can ski midweek when there are no crowds. Recently and for us, skiing has been as good as it gets anywhere! That's anywhere! Snow ha... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in PA

    by xXSkiXx - 1st March 2009

    Pros: Less crouded than sno mountain, faster lifts, challenging, skier friendly

    Cons: Middle of nowhere

    I ski Elk once or twice a week during ski season. I also ski the neighboring Sno mountain. Hands down Elk is much better. I think Elk soulld light up more ... 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 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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  • 5

    Elk Mountain Ski Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 17th January 2008



    The one of the best ski trips i have ever had in my 8 year experiance as a skier.The conditions are great,good steep trails and some long trails.The terrain... Full review

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  • 5

    Skiing for all levels

    by brian watts - 9th February 2010

    Pros: great terrain with varied trails

    Cons: not the place to go if you are looking for night life

    Elks offers quality skiing for all members of the family regardless of skill. The steeps and bumps will challenge the expert while the winding novice/interm... Full review

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  • 5

    Elk Mt Ski resort

    by djrayzzzz - 20th December 2013

    Pros: Expert Terrain,Short lift lines,highest vertical,great snow conditions,

    Cons: Distance,it's near the NY border

    Elk Mountain is Eastern Pa's highest vertical drop with challenging runs,and superb snow conditions. Fact:Elk Mt is 2600' plus above sea level. The bottom i... Full review

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