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 […]
The preservation of a major American institution in a Berks County town celebrated a half-century last week.
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 […]
Togetherness getaways can be overhyped, which is why a winter odyssey with family or friends where everyone does their own thing may be a good suggestion.
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.”
Here are some of the highs and lows.
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.
Yes, you will fall. Even advanced skiers and riders do. Learning how to fall is the key to fun on the 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.
If New York City is a mecca for area Christmas shoppers and tree-gazers, it’s also a getaway destination for Hanukah celebrations.
Blue Mountain is one of the most versatile snow sports resorts in eastern Pennsylvania, and it’s close to home.
You’ve probably heard that New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is asking his City Council to ban those iconic horse-drawn carriages so familiar to Central Park visitors.