Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Silver Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 25%
  • Beginner
  • 10%
  • Families
  • 21%
  • Intermediate
  • 27%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 15%
  • Advanced
  • 15%

Helpful Highlights:

Perfect all around mountain. Not to expensive and nice people. Not to far from CDA good central location. Parking lots are big. Best clam chowder I've ever...

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  • 3

    Silver review

    by bjarvis - 26th January 2010

    Pros: Trees, terrain, price, crowds

    Cons: Gondola in, gondola out, maintenence problems, inconsistent snowfall

    Silver is a good, no frills ski area that could probably use a good facelift. The skiing is overall pretty good, but the lift system is slow, and while I've... Full review

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  • 1

    Broke Lift Mountain Returns (Part 4 The Gondola)

    by treesker - 23rd January 2010

    Pros: Generally LIght crowds

    Cons: Lifts, Lodge

    Again the failure to maintain lifts rears its ugly head. For the last 4 years now there have been major lift failures. That is a pretty impressive record.... Full review

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  • 4

    Does it count as summer skiing?

    by ryannw - 1st January 2010

    Pros: Open late, skiers mountain, great fun

    Cons: slowerlifts, older mtn. lodge

    last year i finished my ski season on memorial day weekend. No other resorts were even close to being open and there was still plenty of snow and trails ope... Full review

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  • 4

    Happy New Year

    by Mark Mitchell - 22nd October 2009

    Pros: Great Sunny Skiing on New Years day/short lines/good runs

    Cons: did not have any problems the two days my family was there

    First, got a great rental house close, I enjoyed riding the gondola up to the mountain, had a great New Years day of skiing, sunny and no lift lines, skied ... Full review

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  • 5


    by Jon W. Ingalls - 17th April 2009

    Pros: Great value, great terrain, fun for anyone!!!

    Cons: Its all about great skiing, less about big city nightlife

    Despite a gloomy economy, some past service issues, Silver Mountain management is definitely on the upswing. The mountain itself has always delivered great... Full review

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  • 4

    Can't beat the snow or lack of crowds

    by gnarpow - 17th March 2009

    Pros: cheap, never crowded, huge variety of tree riding

    Cons: slow chairs that always break, wind closures

    Many people complain about the broken chairs and bad management, but they need to quit whining. The snow is consistently better at Silver than ANY other ar... Full review

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