Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Silverton Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

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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  • 5

    Silverton Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 26th December 2006



    Wow..what a place. Went this past spring and the entry sign says it all "You may die here today".. this is a serious place for people with skills. Keep in m... Full review

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  • 4


    by djthissuka - 30th November 2008

    Pros: Nice Lifts

    Cons: Too far from where I live

    Im used to skiing at Snowbowl in Flagstaff, AZ and in comparison Silverton is much nicer. The lifts are larger and faster and there are way more ski paths ... 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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  • 4

    Extensive Review of Silverton

    by MarkGerardy - 17th January 2012

    Pros: Steep, steep, steep

    Cons: Wait for a great powder day, icy conditions suck

    Silverton Mountain is a hard-core obsessed ski mountaineer/60's hippie/backcountry skier's playground. The resort appears to be ran on a shoestring budget, ... 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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