Northeast of Scranton near Union Dale, the Elk Mountain ski area has 26 runs spread over 130 acres that are served by 6 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 1,000 feet.
To reach the snowboarding at Elk Mountain ski area from Phili, follow US476 to Exit 39. Then head north on US81 to Exit 63. Proceed east on SR374 to Elk Mountain.
For apres ski, check out Humble Chets Place.
Overall, Elk Mountain Ski Resort is the 10th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 17 snowboarding resorts in Pennsylvania.