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Ski Resort Elk Mountain in the Pennsylvania Wilds: Position on map

Elk Mountain Ski Resort

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The Ski Resort

Elk Mountain Ski Resort is located north of Scranton. Discover over 72 hectares of diverse terrain that will make every snow lover happy! The Ski School offers great lessons and programs for first-time skiers and snowboarders as well as a racing program for those who are into speed. But also if you want to fine-tune your skills the Ski School is the right place for you. Over 75 instructors are looking forward to help you progress fast. Class sizes, however, are limited to give you an enjoyable learning experience.
Elk Mountain Ski Resort is a great place for groups. You think skiing for free is impossible? It´s not! If your group makes two individual trips to Elk Mountain your third one is free!
 

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Interesting facts

  • Offering 178 acres of slopes and terrain, Elk Mountain is among the 3 largest Ski Resorts in Pennsylvania.
  • Elk Mountain is among the 3 best rated Ski Resorts in Pennsylvania.
  • Elevated between 1693 ft and 2694 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 5 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Pennsylvania. The vertical drop from summit to base is 1001 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1227 ft.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 35 " at summit elevation and 17 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 43 " at summit elevation and 19 " at the base. Therefore Elk Mountain is among the 10 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Pennsylvania.
  • Elk Mountain features 31 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 29 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 20 sunny days.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
81%
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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Nightskiing

Nightskiing possible

Videos

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Elk Mountain by Helicopter
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Elk Mountain | February 2020
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Snowstorm at Elk Mountain! 5 Inches of Fresh POW!
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Contact

Elk Mountain Ski Resort, Inc
344 Elk Mountain Rd
PA 18470-9552
Union Dale
E-Mail
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Phone570-679-4400

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Mountain Stats

Elevation1693 ft - 2694 ft
SeasonDecember - March
Opening DayDec 14, 2022
Closing DayMar 18, 2023
Capacity N/A
Hours8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Lifts

7
1
6
Total 7

Skiable Terrain

178 acres
Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 178 acres
Number of Slopes 27

Weather (2694 ft)

Open Lifts & Trails

Rates

$89
1 day adult $89
1 day youth $75
1 day child $65
All rates & fees