Blue Knob - Ski Mag

Blue Knob

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Nestled among the highest peaks of the Allegheny Mountains you'll find Blue Knob Mountain Resort. It offers the highest lift-served skiing in Pennsylvania on the state's second-highest peak, 3146-foot Blue Knob. This elevation helps account for the 12 feet of snow that falls in an average winter.

Terrain
There's plenty of snowmaking firepower to cover the mountain's trails if nature doesn't cooperate, and about 75% of the 36 trails are protected by the snow guns. Six lifts serve a wide variety of terrain, from long, easy beginner trails to some fairly steep stuff on the lower half of the mountain. Bump runs, glades, and even a small bowl will keep better skiers and riders happy while intermediates have their own pod of trails (and even a couple of glades) to keep them happy. The mountain's 1072 feet of vertical is the state's second greatest. A terrain park, tubing operation, and cross-country trails round out the winter recreation possibilities at the resort. But its location in a state park means you can go snowmobiling on a network of marked trails, or challenge your cross-country skills on the park's hiking trails or service roads.

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