Thrill seekers get some high-flying adventure on a “zipline,” which carries the timid and bold at daunting speed above the trees, harnessed to a cable.
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.
It happened around 7 p.m. Saturday at Spring Mountain Adventure in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania.
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 […]
Ideal snow making conditions call for temperatures below freezing with low humidity. With temperatures regularly in the 40s and 50s, December has given us better golf weather than ski weather.
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.
This brutal winter has provided a bonanza for at least one group of getaway seekers: skiers and snowboarders will be snow-sliding right into spring.
The guy who wrote, “The night was made for lovers,” apparently wasn’t a skier or snowboarder.
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.
From barrel staves to barn doors, whenever people, snow and hills are thrown together for an awesome downward plunge, anything that will slide will suffice. Here’s where and how to find the world of snow tubing.
Ask any skier or rider raised in the Philly area where they learned, and the answer will likely be “Spring Mountain.”
“All our instructors love kids. They love teaching,” says Rick Buckman, who owns and operates Spring Mountain.
For Delaware Valley leaf peepers the color shift may still be a few weeks away, but in New England the parade of fall hues is already shifting.
What’s summertime without a tiki bar to look forward to at the end of a day? You know – those island and tropical themed outdoor watering holes that provide breeze-blown relief from the heat and a cool drink to fuel an evening of tall tales and salty yarns.
A piece of Montgomery County history reopens today after a major renovation project giving area residents a chance to get away to a bed and breakfast without going too far from home.