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Elk Ridge

Elk Ridge Ski Resort Guide

Elk Ridge, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift2,499m
Resort Height2,286m
 Nearest AirportsBaltimore-Washington and Washington Reagan
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Elk Ridge

A long established ski area. dramatically expanded in the '98-'99 season with new lifts increasing the maximum vertical. Cateting for the family rather than jet set skiers, although experts will find challenging skiing just as novices have terrain to suit their needs.

Summary

The American ski resort of Elk Ridge is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 2,286m.

Elk Ridge has direct access to 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 2 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,286m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,499m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Elk Ridge?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Elk Ridge.

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Ski Area Stats

Elk Ridge Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 
Cross Country
Total Length
6km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
2

Altitudes

Elk Ridge Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,499m
Lowest Piste2,286m
Resort Altitude (Elk Ridge)2,286m
Max Vertical213m

Elk Ridge Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Wahoo'.

Snowboarding

Lift served SnowPlay and tubing slope.

Location and Map

Where is Elk Ridge?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in Howard, Maryland.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Elk Ridge is Baltimore-Washington, 9 minutes drive away.

Washington Reagan, Washington Dulles, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Shenandoah, Charlottesville-Albemarle and Lehigh Valley airports are all within three hours drive.

Baltimore-Washington and Washington Reagan are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The two ski lifts are able to uplift 425 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Elk Ridge open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Elk Ridge, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Elk Ridge Tourist Office for the latest.

Elk Ridge