Winter Sports

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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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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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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: 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: Blue Mountain

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

01/03/2014

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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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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

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

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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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Not Especially Athletic? Try Tubing!

There is a thrill-a-second alternative to skiing or snowboarding on a winter mountain getaway.

02/07/2013

(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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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

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