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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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Getaway Guide: Jack Frost Big Boulder

Jack Frost rocks by day, Big Boulder goes day and night. Let’s take a tour.

12/06/2013

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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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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: An Early Start For The Slopes

It was a start to one of the earliest seasons in recent memory. As a cold snap set in, Big Boulder opened its terrain parks before Thanksgiving and other Pocono resorts weren’t far behind.

12/05/2013

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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.

11/21/2013

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What’s New On The Slopes For 2013: Pocono Mountains

Take a look at what’s new for this season at some of our favorite Pocono Mountain resorts!

11/14/2013

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Spring Skiing Guide

The month of March and the closing days of another ski season also jump starts some carnival hi-jinks at the slopes – everything from clown suits to tailgate parties.

03/07/2013

(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.

01/30/2013

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Top Area Ski Trails

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

01/25/2013

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Getaway Guide: Liberty Mountain

While Liberty Mountain is little known in the Philadelphia area, it’s only a two hour ride from the western suburbs. If you’re looking for something different on the snow this winter, here’s an intro to skiing here.

01/17/2013

(Rick Buckman, owner of Spring Mountain, stands in front of a snowmaking machine at Spring Mountain Resort.   File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Montco Ski Resort Owner Persevering Amid January’s Too-Warm Weather

Rick Buckman — owner of Spring Mountain ski area in Montgomery County, Pa. — says he has about half the trails open, thanks to yeoman efforts by his staff at all hours.

01/09/2013

(Kids their their first skiing lesson at Spring Mountain, in Montgomery County, Pa.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Learning To Ski

“All our instructors love kids. They love teaching,” says Rick Buckman, who owns and operates Spring Mountain.

01/03/2013

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