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What’s New On The Eastern Pa. Slopes

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.

11/20/2014

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Getaway Guide: Scoring A Ski Area Job

The resorts are hiring right now, with many part time jobs available, from lift attendants to food service workers. Starting closest to home, here’s where they are and how to get in on the action.

10/30/2014

(Spring Mountain ski area operator Rick Buckman, standing in front of snowmaking equipment, is hiring winter staff  right now.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Wintertime Work-and-Play Ski Adventures

Ski resort operators can’t wait till the snow flies to obtain the staff they need for a brisk season on the slopes. They’re hiring now.

10/30/2014

(Dean Schneider plays piano in the dining room of the Merion Inn, in Cape May.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May’s Jazz Fest

If you crave jazz and fall weekends at the Jersey shore, it all comes together on the weekend of November 7th.

10/23/2014

(Ski trail golf at Liberty Mountain, in Carroll Valley, Pa.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ski and Snowboard Expo, Nov. 2nd

On November 2nd, the Eastern Pennsylvania Ski Council holds its annual Philly Ski and Snowboard Expo. You’ll learn about more than skiing there.

10/16/2014

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Getaway Guide: Spring Skiing

The ski slopes of Pennsylvania have more March snow today than they’ve had in decades. Here’s what kind of hijinks, from carnivals to St. Pat’s themed ski-a-thons, we can expect.

03/11/2014

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Getaway Guide: Pennsylvania’s Top Ski Bars

The ski bar is the only sippery where glamour doesn’t matter – where you can sit back, mellow out, brag, boast and just feel on top of the world.

02/21/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cross-Country Skiing, Just About Anywhere

Trying to looking on the bright side of this snow-filled winter? A low-cost getaway option is seeing a resurgence.

02/13/2014

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Getaway Guide: Shawnee Mountain

At Shawnee, there are just enough challenges to keep young, energetic sliders interested and laidback parents feeling relaxed.

01/23/2014

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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

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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.

01/09/2014

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Getaway Guide: Spring Mountain

If your wintertime fun includes cruising down a snow covered trail on skis and snowboards, chances are pretty good that you made your first turns on the slopes of Spring Mountain.

12/26/2013

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Getaway Guide: Bear Creek Mountain

Let’s take a tour of Bear Creek Mountain in nearby Berks County.

12/19/2013

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Getaway Guide: Camelback Mountain

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the season Jim Moore and skiing partners put Camelback on the map. Here’s what you’ll find there.

12/12/2013

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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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