Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Whitetail Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.6
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 65%
  • Beginner
  • 62%
  • Families
  • 79%
  • Intermediate
  • 71%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 53%
  • Advanced
  • 32%

Helpful Highlights:

I was pleasantly surprised by Whitetail. First off, the staff was on top of things and the place seems to be well run & well organized. It was well groome...

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  • 4


    by Dexter - 11th December 2013

    Pros: powder, small lines, fast lift

    Cons: limited trails open

    Awesome night! the runs that were open were nice and smooth only down side, not all of the park was open. Love the fast lift!... Full review

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  • 3

    Great for beginners, only an hour from DC

    by shubunk - 18th September 2011

    Pros: great place to learn, empty on the weekdays

    Cons: plenty of ice, crowded on the weekends

    I live in DC. Whitetail is a great place to scratch the skiing itch. There is nothing but ice there. ... Full review

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  • 4

    Great for 1st Time Skiers/boarders

    by black-holes - 30th March 2011

    Pros: great lessons, nice slopes,

    Cons: prices, crowds, man made snow

    When I came here for the first time, I was a first timer, and decided to take a private lesson. The instructor was nice and taught me very well. They have a... Full review

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  • 3

    Best day trip from D.C.

    by trappedindc - 3rd March 2011

    Pros: No crowds on weekdays, best within 2 hours of D.C.

    Cons: Slow chairlifts, not much variety

    There are only three reasonable day trip skiing options for people in D.C., and Whitetail is the best. (The others are Ski Liberty and Ski Roundtop -- all t... Full review

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  • 3


    by jeffgraham - 16th February 2011

    Pros: Trail Length, Layout

    Cons: Congestion at base, Few Diamonds

    Whitetail is the largest of the three mountain consortium of Whitetail, Liberty and Roundtop. With a nearly 1000 foot vertical drop, it offers fairly long ... Full review

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  • 4

    second best ski area in PA

    by tom travis - 2nd February 2011

    Pros: seven excellent advanced trails , steady pitch, fast lift, lovely views

    Cons: slow lift on intermediate area, no long intermediate trails from the summits, crowded on weekends

    Whitetail is my second favorite PA ski area, after Elk. It has a true 930' vertical from the summit; seven pleasurable trails from the twin summits, with a... Full review

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