Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Donner Ski Ranch

Planning a ski trip to Donner Ski Ranch? 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 Donner Ski Ranch 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 Donner Ski Ranch 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
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 46.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.0
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 9%
  • Beginner
  • 27%
  • Families
  • 36%
  • Intermediate
  • 27%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 9%
  • Advanced
  • 9%

Helpful Highlights:

Even though not much snow left, was a perfect and affordable place for my 2 girls to learn to ski. You cant beat equipment rental, lift ticket and lesson fo...

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  • 4

    Donner Ski Ranch Review

    by anonymous_user - 28th February 2008

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    If you are an affluent "skier" who cares more for slopeside condos, preppy shops, and fancy restaurants than the actual sport itself, then please don't read... Full review

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  • 4

    Donner Ski Ranch Review

    by anonymous_user - 29th December 2007

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    Donner is a great place for kids, first timers ect... Price right for lift tickets and for rental equipment. If you never snowboard or put on skis, check o... Full review

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  • 4

    Donner Ski Ranch Review

    by anonymous_user - 3rd March 2008

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    As an absolute, never-had-skis-on-my-feet novice, I got talked into going to Donner for my first experience, and was expecting pretty much what everyone her... Full review

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  • 4

    Great bang for the buck

    by baddmaddy - 22nd February 2011

    Pros: $25 Lift Tickets Tue - Thur

    Cons: Lifts not opening on time

    Nice little place to get your turns in. Has a old school vibe that I really like. Prices Tuesday to Thursday only $25. Good for day trips, but there just... Full review

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  • 4

    Donner Ski Ranch Review

    by huck180 - 14th May 2007

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    Donner Ski Ranch is the place to be for a relaxing snowboarding experience. I always burn myself out at big resorts, trying to get my money's worth by ridi... Full review

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  • 4

    Donner Ski Ranch Review

    by swissnowtiger - 23rd September 2007

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    DSR rocks for its size!! Not as big as others in the area, it has some great drop-offs and is almost as much of a challenge in them as Alpine, Squaw, or Sug... Full review

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