Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Silverton Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 64%
  • Beginner
  • 0%
  • Families
  • 14%
  • Intermediate
  • 9%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 36%
  • Advanced
  • 68%

Helpful Highlights:

Urban Skiing. Skifahren wie es die Natur her gibt. Kein Massentourismus....

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  • 5

    I Had a Great Time

    by runner/skier - 25th February 2010

    Pros: Great Snow, Awesome Scenery, Super Challenge, Fun!

    Cons: It's Not For Everyone

    I can only speak for myself, but I will tell you that I had a great time at Silverton. Our group of 8 was relatively uniform in ability and our guide, (Ada... Full review

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  • 4

    Lacking snow but still super fun

    by aaron w - 19th January 2010

    Pros: Excellent terrain, they have a helicopter!, nice guides

    Cons: Emphasis on safety may be a little high

    Let me start off by saying that if you're considering skiing or riding here you should. It is definitely a cool experience. The San Juans are so different... Full review

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  • 4

    Taos rules

    by Taos Rules - 19th November 2009

    Pros: Powder ,Steep

    Cons: Unguided only gives you One face of mtn. WEAK!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Taos has more open to unguided and great lines with Steep and deep. I won't waste my time driving to Silverton if they do not open more terrian to unguided ... Full review

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  • 5

    Don't believe the naysayers

    by adin - 27th March 2009

    Pros: Backcountry skiing with a lift

    Cons: you MUST be in GREAT shape to hack it

    Skiing Silverton is like stepping into the backcountry, without the worries of impending avalanches, without having to purchase and read backcountry maps, a... Full review

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  • 3

    Classic case of hype

    by isaac reule - 4th March 2009

    Pros: Has a lot of potential to be very good.

    Cons: Currently, management does not know how to realize that potential

    Powfinder is right on with his reviews, and anonymous user needs to get a clue. Most groups that were on the mountain the two days I was there only got 3 or... Full review

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  • 3

    A bit overrated and the hiking gets old, but still a great time..

    by simonsez - 26th January 2009

    Pros: Awesome terrain, freshies everywhere

    Cons: Cocky guides who think they're all that, when they're not

    I skied Silverton last March (I agree with another reviewer that March-April are the best months to go), and had a great time. Being an expert skier, I've ... Full review

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