Elk Mountain Ski Area
Elk Mountain Ski Resort is set in the Endless Mountains on the summit of Elk Mountain's North Knob, 30 miles north of Scranton PA. The mountain has been given favorable reviews from Ski Magazine, including a listing in "Six Unsung Heroes", a roundup of hidden gems in skiing.
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... Elk Mountain boasts a 1,000-foot (300 m) vertical drop, 140 acres (57 ha), 27 trails (6 greens, 10 blues and 11 diamonds) and a terrain park ... Five double chair lifts and a fixed-grip quad chair lift provide access to the top of the mountain ... the lifts, including the quad, run from the base to the summit of the mountain ...
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