Elk Mountain
Elk Mountain Ski Resort is set in the Endless Mountains, 30 miles north of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Elk Mountain history dates back to 1959, when it became one of Pennsylvania's first commercial ski areas. The slopes offer some of the most challenging terrain in the region with distinctive character of surrounding evergreens and has the highest lift-serviced peak in eastern Pennsylvania. Since the 80's over 13,000 trees have been planted. Along with the usual ski and board rentals Elk offers adaptive rental equipment. The hill has 2 terrain parks. The base lodge features a restaurant, guest services and ski & board retail shop. A variety of lodging from B&B to hotels can be found nearby as well as dining options.
Closest Town: Union Dale, Pennsylvania
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise1000 ft
Base Elevation1693 ft
Summit Elevation2694 ft
Annual Snowfall65 inches
Number of Trails27
Skiable Acres140
Longest Run3696 feet / 1127 metres
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts7
High Speed Six Chairs0
High Speed Quad Chairs0
Quad Chairs1
Triple Chairs0
Double Chairs5
Surface Lifts1
Lift Capacity6500 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 12/05/19
Season 2019Opened 12/12/18
Season 201812/13/17 to 04/02/18 (111 days)
Season 201712/13/16 to 04/01/17 (110 days)
Season 201601/05/16 to 03/14/16 (70 days)
Season 201512/04/14 to 03/27/15 (114 days)
Season 201412/04/13 to 03/29/14 (116 days)
Season 201312/18/12 to 03/28/13 (101 days)
Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Snowshoe Trails
Snow Tubing
Terrain Park
2 terrain parks

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Elk Mountain.
Status: CLOSED
Season Started: 12/05/19

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/22/19
Regular $50 $59 $69 $59
Low $42 $45 $55 $45
Multi day discounts available

Price lows reflect midweek non holiday rates. Ages 5 and under free with an adult ticket.

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

Sorry, no discount lift tickets are current available for Elk Mountain


Lodging at Base
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Kids Program
Womens Program
Ski Lessons Available
Snowboard Lessons
Equipment Rentals

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