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.
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 alternatives to shopping with the herd, just a short getaway drive from home.
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.