Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Sun Valley

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Overall Rating: 4.1

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 63
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.8
  • Nightlife
  • 3.7

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 56%
  • Beginner
  • 37%
  • Families
  • 67%
  • Intermediate
  • 63%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 56%
  • Advanced
  • 48%

Helpful Highlights:

as stated above have been coming to sun valley for 42 it all seasons...fond early family memories of every christmas in sun valley and now grand...

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  • 5

    we have been coming for 42 years obviously very satisfied with every aspect children and grandchildren raised on the slopes

    by bobbi hawkins - 28th January 2014

    Pros: somethng for everyone and fantastic snowmaking

    Cons: none

    as stated above have been coming to sun valley for 42 it all seasons...fond early family memories of every christmas in sun valley and now grand... Full review

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  • 1

    Decent Mountain, Weird Crowd

    by L5787 - 2nd January 2013

    Pros: no lift lines

    Cons: blacks and bowls are mogul-ed out, town not welcoming to tourists

    The mountain itself is ok, there was not a lot of snow at this time of year, but the snowmaking and grooming was great. Not great for snowboarders because ... Full review

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  • 5

    Perfect Snow, NO LINES

    by ccg2 - 29th December 2012

    Pros: Grooming and the BOWLS

    Cons: impossible to ski 9 to 4

    WOW! The terrain park at Dollar with the family "skier cross" was a gas. Spent Christmas w the fam and the terrain was perfect for anyone. Tons of snow and ... Full review

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    by jas33 - 13th March 2012

    Pros: literally in town, fast lifts

    Cons: bad snow, snobby people, sketchy owners

    I've been to sun valley about 3 times now, though I'm not sure why I kept going after the first visit in early march, 2009; all but groomers were barren ea... Full review

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  • 5

    Fantastic visit

    by ddd155 - 4th February 2012

    Pros: Long runs / short lift lines

    Cons: significant travel required

    We went for 2 days, a Thursday & a Friday. The longest we ever waited in a lift line was 90 seconds tops. I never skied a black because I'm not that good,... Full review

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  • 5

    Fantastic Resort!

    by vboyer2 - 30th January 2012

    Pros: Long, steep, continuous runs. Beautiful views!

    Cons: Black diamond runs are all moguls.

    A fantastic resort! The views alone would make a trip worth it, but Sun Valley has so much more. The runs are long, steep, and fast! It is great for carv... Full review

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