Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Boreal Mountain Resort

Planning a ski trip to Boreal Mountain Resort? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Boreal Mountain Resort stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Boreal Mountain Resort review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 51
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 1.9

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 50%
  • Beginner
  • 54%
  • Families
  • 62%
  • Intermediate
  • 54%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 19%
  • Advanced
  • 23%

Helpful Highlights:

Less than 1/3 of trails open, 3 chairs running only.Get bored pretty soon. Afternoon get soft ,wet and heavy snow. Nice to have night skiing till 9 pm. T...

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  • 5

    Nice place for beginner and children

    by click9000 - 5th February 2010

    Pros: Cheap, closest resort to bay area, night skiing, pipe, jumping

    Cons: Small, fewer lifts, crowded for holiday

    It's a nice ski resort for beginners and children, since they don't need big place to learn. Kid's club is highly recommended if you have beginner kids. The... Full review

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  • 3

    Sardine Can

    by bjarvis - 15th January 2010

    Pros: Cheap, closest resort to Sacramento metro, night skiing, snowfall

    Cons: terrain, crowds, vertical

    It's nice that this resort is so close to the central valley, but you don't have to drive much further to get a lot better terrain features. Personally I do... Full review

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  • 1

    Boreal Bush league

    by chriss - 7th January 2010

    Pros: none

    Cons: poor management

    Went to see my daughters downhill ski race here. had to buy a $5 ticket to walk up the hill. tried to carry my skis up the hill so I could ski down...Boreal... Full review

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  • 4

    Boreal 2009-2010

    by nessasnobunny - 29th December 2009

    Pros: Big jumps, variety of terrain park features, night riding, affordable tickets and food

    Cons: no vertical

    I wrote a review for Boreal last season, but this is an updated version since a few things have changed. Boreal is still a fun place! I am a Tahoe local... Full review

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  • 3

    What You See Is What You Get

    by Rocklinbill - 30th November 2009

    Pros: Inexpensive and Convenient

    Cons: Short Runs and Few of Them

    I spent quite a bit of time at Boreal last year and choose them for their inexpensive season pass and the convenience of getting there. I am not sure that ... Full review

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  • 1


    by jwellsnaker - 22nd November 2009

    Pros: None

    Cons: A LOT

    Absolutely Terrible. I'm originally from the Northeast ( Boston) and this was the first skiing experience on the West Coast. Boy, this place was a mistake... Full review

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