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
  • 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

    Boreal Review

    by anonymous_user - 19th February 2008

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    It was good for the most part.The only complaints I have is that the runs are somewhat short and NO ONE was scaning passes.I realy did not have to pay becau... 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

    Boreal Review

    by FroDog - 24th October 2006

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    They've really nailed the urban snow scene. Their Friday Night Expression Sessions are a hit with the youth jam crowd looking for grea... Full review

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  • 4

    Boreal Review

    by Glitch - 10th January 2008

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    Since it was my first time snowboarding, the exprience overall was phenomenal , the snow and terrain is smoothed out good, the trails are steady but mostly... 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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  • 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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