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
  • 52.5
  • 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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  • 3

    Great place for locals

    by melanie84 - 26th October 2010

    Pros: Great park and really cheap

    Cons: Locals tend to be territorial.

    This resort is one of my faves by far. I love their parks and the bar has a great bloody mary. lol. But the locals can be a bit rude sometimes, a bunch of l... Full review

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  • 5

    everything you really need unless ur into backcountry sorta

    by joeydboche - 1st July 2010

    Pros: terain park, beginers, super pipe, tree runs

    Cons: alot of unexperienced children in over there head.

    alot of people stereo type boreal as (beginner mountain) when was the last time you saw a beginner shred through the trees or slide down a 15ft rainbow box ... Full review

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  • 4

    Kids Will Love It

    by trescott - 30th April 2010

    Pros: Awesome for beginners, most convenient location of all

    Cons: Most will outgrow it pretty quickly, few runs

    Boreal is a great place for families with small kids who are ready to learn how to ski. The beginner slopes and green runs are great for training. There's a... Full review

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  • 4

    Best bang for your buck, especially if you love terrain parks

    by trevork07 - 1st April 2010

    Pros: One of the best parks in Nor Cal; always has snow before anyone else

    Cons: Small mountain; not much to do if you aren't a fan of terrain parks

    The terrain park is always set up well and is loads of fun. Plus the main run is lit and stays open til 9pm. Night riding takes a run or two in order to a... Full review

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  • 4


    by mclain80 - 31st March 2010

    Pros: Cheap lift tickets, open for night riding

    Cons: very small, can get crowded

    this was an awesome resort, it is well maintained and has a very friendly staff. boreal is also a great resort because it is close to sacramento in being o... Full review

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  • 1

    Worst Customer Service

    by WinnieGoldburg - 6th March 2010

    Pros: none

    Cons: Poor management

    I went to Boreal and took a ski lesson on late January 2010. They have this deal for anyone who takes a beginner lesson, first time you pay $65, second time... Full review

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