Ski Resorts

ShareTweet After a ski season without much natural snow in Pennsylvania, the Elk Mountain Ski Resort in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania finally closed up shop today.  It had been a bit of a struggle for them to keep up with the weather and move enough snow around on the mountain to keep the slopes […]

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ShareTweet Elk Mountain Ski Resort in Pennsylvania managed to hang on for yet one more day on their quest to stay open for 100 days during each ski season (anyone wonder if they will keep that clause in their season ski pass contract next year?).  The amount of snow on the slopes continued to deteriorate […]

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ShareTweet With only a few days left in the ski season at Elk Mountain Ski Resort in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania I was going to get in every last possible day I could before everything shut down for the season.  Spring skiing was in full swing and the mountain would be closing sometime between […]

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ShareTweet The Elk Mountain ski season was well on its way to coming to an early end.  It wasn’t clear if they would (be able) to stay open until what is usually a Saturday closing but in order to reach 100 days for the ski season they would be open until at least this Thursday, […]

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ShareTweet It seemed like everyone had given up on spring skiing at Elk Mountain in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania.  Considering the temperatures in Philadelphia and most any other urban area had been in the 70’s for the past week or so it wasn’t terribly surprising that there were not many people up on the […]

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ShareTweet This day of spring skiing in the Endless Mountains at Elk Mountain Ski Resort started out a little bit cloudy.  When I woke up at the ski house I started out with a few photos of the bison across the street from the house.  There were a coupe big ones laying where the big […]

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ShareTweet With just a few days left at Mammoth Mountain before departing clouds were in the forecast and there would be a few more chances to get shots of June Lake from the top of the June Mountain J1 chair and hopefully another cool sunset at Mono Lake.  The first order of business was to […]

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ShareTweet With more cloudy skies in the forecast for the Mammoth Lakes area, it was time to head back to the “Top of the Sierras” at the top of the Mammoth Mountain Gondola and go back to the Mono Lake South Tufas for more photos with different skies.  I started out at the Mammoth Lakes […]

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ShareTweet After starting to get organized to depart Mammoth Mountain for part of the day, the afternoon was free.  After an awesome couple hours of photos at the top of the Sierras at Mammoth Mountain looking down on Mammoth Lakes Basin, the Minarets and other mountain features a couple days ago it deserved at least […]

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ShareTweet Being on a bit of a budget, looking for stunning photos and having work to do for parts of some days, Devils Postpile National Monument is one place that is easy to access and close to the village at Mammoth Mountain near Royal Pines Resort (home for the past 6 weeks or so).  There […]

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