spring skiing

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 only three days of summer skiing at Mammoth Mountain left, the conditions improved in the last 24 hours!  It came at the expense of the Mammoth Mountain half pipe which was leveled and harvested for snow to spread elsewhere on the mountain.  Yesterday the pipe started to bottom out.  It was amazing that […]

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ShareTweet With 6 days of skiing left in the Mammoth Mountain summer ski season, the crowds are dwindling, the snow is holding up well on the open runs and the deep blue skies are filled with bright sunshine all day long!  The parking lots are rather crowded because there is so much going on at […]

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ShareTweet Mammoth Mountain summer skiing continued once again today with crystal clear deep blue skies most of the day, tons of sun and warm temperatures.  It was the first shorts & t-shirt day out on the slopes, it was THAT warm!  Along with temperatures that warm the snow on the lower part of the mountain […]

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ShareTweet Summer has definitely arrived in in Mammoth Lakes & at Mammoth Mountain!  On the hill, it had to be pushing 70 degrees or higher today.  The parking lot by the main lodge had more cars than any time since June 2 and the walk to the slopes from the car was even longer than […]

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