Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Boreal Mountain Resort

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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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  • 3


    by tim Lee - 31st January 2014

    Pros: Do get more snow than the neighbor resort

    Cons: small,too flat at base area

    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... Full review

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  • 4

    Surpisingly good

    by docmenach - 25th February 2013

    Pros: Low price, fun

    Cons: Small

    Not much real snow lately, but the machines are doing a good job. Not icy, powder in some places. Good coverage on all runs. Low price makes it an easy barg... Full review

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  • 5

    Boreal Mountain Resort

    by mcallahan77 - 21st February 2013

    Pros: Great place to check out. Best parks in Tahoe

    Cons: Lack of vertical rise

    The relatively small Boreal Mountain Resort lies just outside of Truckee, CA on the scenic and historic Donner Summit. Located directly off of Interstate 80... Full review

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  • 4

    No frill

    by txnewbie - 6th January 2012

    Pros: good beginner lessons package

    Cons: crowded and very short runs for beginners

    Our family spent our very first skiing vacation here and for that reason Boreal will forever be special for us. We had a decent experience overall. It was v... Full review

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  • 4

    Riding @ boreal

    by royyer3 - 29th November 2011

    Pros: Pretty sweet terrain park setup.

    Cons: Wish there was more snow. Dang mother nature =).

    Great place for beginners and advanced riders. Night boarding after 3:30pm. Great start to the season with a bunch of fresh snow. If you live close on 80... Full review

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  • 3

    Terrain Park

    by Conn8 - 7th November 2010

    Pros: Open at Night!!!, terrain park

    Cons: really bad runs, lifts slow

    ok so this resort was fun at night. The terrain park was amazing for beginners, intermediates, and advanced. This is how it worked out for me, we flew int... Full review

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