Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Mt. Baldy

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Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 47%
  • Beginner
  • 14%
  • Families
  • 37%
  • Intermediate
  • 45%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 37%
  • Advanced
  • 43%

Helpful Highlights:

My family went there march 2012 never saw snow before so excited to play in it. It had lots of snow that year. Will be going back in march 2014 does anyone ...

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  • 4

    Great Local Area!

    by andrewchao - 17th March 2010

    Pros: Easy access, convenient, great terrain

    Cons: old, slow lifts, short season

    Mt. Baldy is a really good local Southern California ski area. I have been going here religiously for the past 11 years ever since a friend recommended it.... Full review

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  • 5

    Just skiing/boarding, no BS

    by foxbrook78 - 12th March 2010

    Pros: Great expert terrain when there is 2-3ft or more natural snow, ol' timey charm, views

    Cons: not a 4 star resort, not a fashion show, certainly not for whiners

    I love skiing here, but that's because skiing is my priority when I go to a ski area. You will be disappointed if you go thinking this is a 'resort' with 'a... Full review

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  • 5

    I love Baldy

    by garymorgan - 8th March 2010

    Pros: Close to LA, Long, steep runs, ski anywhere on the Mt.

    Cons: slow lifts, only good if there's natural snow

    When theres snow, it's the best area in So. Cal. Long steep runs, friendly staff. You can ski the entire Mt. even a long run to the parking lot. Old fashion... Full review

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  • 2

    Fair ski area...terrible service.

    by g0ku4life - 25th February 2010

    Pros: Not crowded, close to LA.

    Cons: RUDE STAFF, slow lifts, mislabeled slopes, no night life, 1 beginner slope

    First of all, let me start by saying I've been skiing for over 20 years on the east coast, and I haven't had a more unpleasant experience at ANY ski area/re... Full review

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  • 2

    Old mountain... Surprising outcome

    by andy.burde - 21st January 2010

    Pros: Few People, Fun when there is lots of snow

    Cons: Slow lifts, bad patrollers, little terrain, terrain park is terrible,

    After attending Mt baldy for a few years i have come to a conclusion that the only time that this mountain is worth a one hour drive is when it gets a dump.... Full review

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  • 3

    First time at Mt Baldy - good for intermediate/advanced; so-so for beginners

    by ski70 - 3rd January 2010

    Pros: Close to home, crowd-free

    Cons: Slow lift, poor sign/directions

    We went skiing at Mt Baldy on Jan 2nd, 2010. It was a good day except for the initial poor experience at the ticket counter. We had some difficulties with a... Full review

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