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Guide To Shawnee Mountain

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 […]

01/22/2015

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Guide To Camelback Mountain

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.

01/15/2015

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Owner Of Ski Resort Where Child Fell Says Supervision Is Responsibility Of Parent

Just hours after a nine-year-old took a frightening fall more than 20 feet from a Fairfield, PA ski lift, another child took an even bigger plunge at a different Pennsylvania slope.

01/12/2015

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Guide To Spring Mountain

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 […]

01/08/2015

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Guide To Bear Creek Mountain

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.”

01/01/2015

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Guide To Jack Frost Ski Resort

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.

12/26/2014

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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.

12/18/2014

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Guide To Big Boulder In The Poconos

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.

12/04/2014

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Getaway Guide: Slopeside Cooking

Pick the chef from among your group and get ready for one of the most satisfying nights of this frosty winter.

01/30/2014

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Getaway Guide: Night Skiing

The guy who wrote, “The night was made for lovers,” apparently wasn’t a skier or snowboarder.

01/16/2014

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Getaway Guide: Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain is like a candy store – a tantalizing smorgasbord of snow capped treats.

01/03/2014

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

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Getaway Guide: Spring Mountain

Ask any skier or rider raised in the Philly area where they learned, and the answer will likely be “Spring Mountain.”

01/10/2013

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Getaway Guide: Bear Creek Mountain

There’s nothing quite like having a dynamic destination resort with skiing, snowboarding, tubing, spa surfing, sipping and supping where distance to the mountain can be measured in minutes.

01/03/2013

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