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
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

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 secret place

    by nadine-ackermann - 7th December 2009

    Pros: many possibilities for down hill runs, no "huhu" party resort :-)

    Cons: weather conditions

    In der Schweiz und Europa kenne ich viele gute Skiplätze. But Mt. Baldy is realy a nice, special and COOL skiplace!!!!!!! No "huhu" party-chicks with no clu... Full review

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  • 4

    Sometimes "close to L.A." is good enough!

    by keithrocka - 25th March 2009

    Pros: no frills, great when it snows

    Cons: sketchy lifts, rentals, food

    I've been to Mt. Baldy three times in the past two years. I live in Los Angeles, so it's nice to know that there are a few places closer than Mammoth, Taho... Full review

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  • 3

    Fun hill; misleading marketing

    by RagingGrandpa - 1st March 2009

    Pros: Fun, steep terrain

    Cons: Patchy snowcover, slow lifts, unusable vertical drop

    I was at Baldy on Feb. 27, 09. They received 3' of new snow 11 days before my visit, so it had been re-frozen many times. The sun softened the exposed snow ... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Kept Secret... Really!

    by snwbrddad34 - 26th February 2009

    Pros: Trails, Slopes, Lots of Snow... even on NO snow days, real close!

    Cons: Slow lift and unfriendly parking spaces, no night runs, expensive food/beer

    Many still consider Baldy as "not the place to be" and it's totally OK by me. I really like the fact that I can snowboard all day and go home to my warm a... Full review

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  • 3

    Do not come to baldy.

    by dawgler - 17th February 2009

    Pros: none

    Cons: slow lifts, crowded, people who can't drive...

    Way to keep it on the downlow. This place stinks, slow lifts, bad terrian, bunch of city people who can't ski. People who have 2 wheel drive and try and m... Full review

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  • 5

    I love Mt Baldy (shhhhhhhh!) Keep it on the downlow...

    by Old School SoCal - 13th February 2009

    Pros: Great terrain, no lines, easy access

    Cons: Southern exposure, old slow lifts, pricey beer

    I've been skiing in southern California for about 30 years. I've been to all of the local ski areas - even a couple that are no longer in operation like Kra... Full review

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