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

    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

    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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  • 4

    Great PA Skiing

    by B_Sloane89 - 1st February 2013

    Pros: Snow Conditions, Vertical Drop, Variety of trails, short lift lines

    Cons: Lifts are slow

    Elk Mountain lives up to a lot of the hype of their advertisements. The snow really is great, and so is the variety of trails. A 1000 foot vertical drop is ... Full review

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  • 3

    Elk mountain- like skiing an overpriced mountain, without the drive

    by TOhearn - 25th October 2008

    Pros: food, skis, slopes

    Cons: lifts, upgrades, terrain, snow

    i've had a sunday pass with forest city elm. for the past 2 years. (this will be my third) let's be honest here, elk is for people who are looking for a ... Full review

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  • 3

    Getting outdated

    by gunny - 12th January 2010

    Pros: Great January snow conditions

    Cons: slow lifts,few night trails, 90 degree lodge

    Skied Elk on a thursday right after skiing Sno mountain on the Monday before. My nephew and I both agreed for night time skiing and overall terrain park Sno... Full review

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  • 3

    Best In Pennsylvania

    by Cynwyd Guy - 18th January 2009

    Pros: Best downhill terrain in PA, Very family friendly, Great prices, No lines

    Cons: Can be a trek if from the Philly area, Lifts, No major hotels in the

    There were no lines to be found during my trip to Elk. The rentals provided by the mountain are well priced and the equiptment was above par for on-mountai... Full review

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