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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  • 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

    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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  • 4

    Boreal Review

    by anonymous_user - 19th April 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    My, this season was too short....it just ended and i felt like i didnt quite get my boarding fix for the year....can't wait for next year and here's to hopi... Full review

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  • 3

    Boreal Review

    by anonymous_user - 8th January 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    i am the only trucker i know that carries skiis. boreal is a typical east coast style-jam packed mountain.short and sweet with some rough terrain.Packed wi... Full review

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  • 3

    It is what it is

    by ski_hike - 1st November 2008

    Pros: Nightskiing

    Cons: short vertical

    Boreal is a convenient resort, right off of I-80. It appeals to pipe and park rats mostly. The draw for me is nightskiing. The runs are short, the rides ... 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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