On a winter day in 1979, the Shah of Iran had already been deposed. What’s this have to do with skiing? I’ll tell you. I was sitting in a Pocono Mountain Lodge interviewing Jean Claude […]
A pair of recent Pennsylvania chairlift accidents has focused attention on skiing and snowboarding safety. And while there are risks, following the rules and staying alert can minimize those risks.
Camelback Mountain near Tannersville can have you cruising in languid, lazy turns for over a mile or taking a nosedive plunge on a bounty of bumps.
For a nearby, last-minute weekend getaway with winter activities, there’s space still available at many destinations in the Pocono Mountains.
There aren’t too many people who can boast of having a neighborhood ski area, but we can. Suburban Philadelphians count the travel time to Spring Mountain in central Montgomery County in minutes. For me, it’s […]
Is it possible? Snow and a total destination resort, on a single tank of gas in the Pennsylvania banana belt? As a much-quoted snow bunny might say, “You betcha.”
One advantage of Jack Frost is that you don’t stand in line for a lift to get that first run of the day — just boot up and go. Let’s head out for the tour.
Elk Mountain is the northernmost ski area in eastern Pa. Here, you’ll find some of the longest runs over the region’s steepest terrain. Let’s take the tour.
Forget That Marathon: There’s A New ‘Race’ Coming To Philadelphia, And It Doesn’t Require Any Running
If the thought of running a 5K – let alone the likes of the Rocky 50K that recently happened in Philly – scares the sneakers off you, this might be the “race” for you.
Blue Mountain is one of the most versatile snow sports resorts in eastern Pennsylvania, and it’s close to home.
Located on Big Boulder Mountain and rising above Lake Harmony, the mountain holds seven full-featured parks where riders of all levels can ski or snowboard the night away.
You might be surprised to learn that kids in the fourth and fifth grades can ski, tube, and snowboard free at Pennsylvania snow resorts.
There are five resorts near locations where Philadelphia skiers and riders frequently travel west of the Susquehanna – Harrisburg, Gettysburg, State College and Seven Springs Conference Center. Here’s what’s new at those spots.
Skiers and riders will see dynamic innovations on the eastern Pennsylvania snow scene this season. Millions of dollars have been poured into resort improvements from parking lots to lodges, accommodations, lifts and summits.
An arsenal of snow guns is blasting out literally tons of snow each night at nearby Spring Mountain. Can ski season be far off?