Elk Mountain

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Guide To Elk Mountain

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.


(Image provided by Peter Shields Inn.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Romantic Valentine’s Day Weekend

Whether your idea of a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway runs to the shore, the mountains, or the bay, here’s a trio of ideas to make the holiday memorable.


(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Elk Mountain

The air at the top of Elk is as crisp as the snow on long trails and steep slopes. Here’s what you’ll find.


(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Bargain Ski Trips

How do you enjoy a day, much less an entire season, on the snow without stumbling into nation sized debt? Here’s how.


(Jay Lloyd hits the slopes in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Winter Fun

A winter Valentine’s getaway can blend romance and action. Here are three places to enjoy it all.


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Top Area Ski Trails

The following list of top trails is subjective, but you’ll have fun testing them.


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Getaway Guide: Elk Mountain, Pa.

It’s time to start planning ski and snowboarding getaways. Let’s begin on Pennsylvania’s northern tier, in the heart of the Endless Mountains.


(A snowmaking gun in operation.  Credit: Jack Frost)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Finally, Some Real Ski Weather

Skiers’ and snowboarders’ luck is improving for the upcoming President’s Day weekend.


Slopeside Feasting: Top Ski Resort Dining

A rip-roaring morning spent on the mountain shredding snow and hitting the bumps doesn’t have to give way to slopeside slops at lunchtime.


(Spring skiing in Vermont.  File photo)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Spring Skiing in Pennsylvania

This weekend may be the last chance for skiing diehards to make the last runs of the season.


(A busy lift line at Elk Mountain.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ski Trips Booming As Snows Fly

The weather this winter has been a royal pain the cities, but has translated into blockbuster crowds for mountain weekends.



Best Skiing With Kids

Ski and snowboard resorts have been shedding the macho image of years gone by and shifted their orientation to families.


Elk Mountain

A Guide To Elk Mountain

ELK MOUNTAIN Route 374 Union Dale, PA http://www.elkskier.com/ In the realm of Pennsylvania skiing and snowboarding, Elk Mountain, rising high in the Endless Mountains is often called, “majestic”. At 1,000 vertical feet that blends cruising […]