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

    Good Downhill

    by Garman1997 - 26th January 2011

    Pros: Great diversity

    Cons: Very small terrain park

    This was a very nice place. I was there for four days . It was very fun. Lots of trail for PA.... Full review

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  • 5

    Definitely the Best in Pennsylvania

    by Nickdog1977 - 17th February 2009

    Pros: Well Managed; Great conditions

    Cons: Desperately need high-speed lift; Distance from other Pocono skiing

    We ski in the Poconos often but had never been to Elk because it is a little further north than some of the other ski resorts and coming for a day of skiing... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Mountain in Eastern PA

    by mrcompgov - 11th March 2009

    Pros: superb mountain, atmosphere and ski school

    Cons: old cruddy lodge

    My family of 3 kids 4 to 10 visited here for a weekend as our third ski trip of the season. My 4 yr old daughter had just taken an all day lesson at anothe... Full review

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  • 5

    Great mountain best in PA

    by brianwatts - 12th March 2009

    Pros: This is a skiers mountain

    Cons: not much night life

    Trails are challenging, conditions are good, less ice than others in the area. Elk also has some great mogul hills. Its school is wonderful for both beginne... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in PA (seriously)

    by finterra - 2nd February 2010

    Pros: Terrain, Snow/grooming, Staff, Ambiance, Secenery

    Cons: Slow lifts, remote location (also a pro)

    While I hesitate to write this becasue I don't like crowds, I do want Elk to survive and prosper. Believe the advertisements that say Elk is the best in ... Full review

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  • 5

    Why I Go To Elk Mountain.

    by Anonymous - 8th March 2013

    Pros: Best Skiing in PA

    Cons: Have to leave sometime.

    There are lots of reasons not to go to Elk Mountain Ski Resort. First of all it in the middle of nowhere 20 Mins from Scranton and 20 Mins off highway alon... Full review

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