User-Generated Reviews for Sun Valley

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Sun Valley to better plan your ski trip. Sun Valley reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

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 years..love it all seasons...fond early family memories of every christmas in sun valley and now grand...

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  • 5

    The Best Place to Be

    by nhutter - 22nd November 2010

    Pros: Great place to take a family, seriously steep

    Cons: The snow can be great but isn't consistent like a Powder Mountain or a Whistler

    I grew up skiing Sun Valley from California and can think of no matter place to teach your kids how to ski, go on a ski trip with some buddies for a relaxin... Full review

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  • 4

    Sweet Spot

    by drdevon - 4th February 2010

    Pros: Terrain for all types, super service

    Cons: Pricey, hard to get to

    Spent a really great weekend skiing here on their nice varied terrain on Bald Mountain. Visited several of the lodges for a beer or a meal and really enjoy... Full review

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  • 4

    Classy resort with under-rated terrain

    by freshpow - 31st January 2010

    Pros: Uncrowded, alpine scenery, classy town, terrain, ski school, mountain lodges

    Cons: kids' ski scool at a different mountain, town and mountain separated

    SV has some real strengths, and one achilles heal if you have small kids The Town - We have skied almost every major resort in the U.S. (and some in Eur... Full review

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  • 5

    A one of a kind classic

    by bjarvis - 13th January 2010

    Pros: Town, Vertical, Grooming, Scenery, Food, Apres ski, No lift lines, beginner terrain

    Cons: Snowfall, terrain

    Sun Valley isn't just a hill and a bunch of condos like so many other western resorts have become. It's really one great big all encompassing experience. Th... Full review

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  • 3

    sun confirmed, snow/accomodations not

    by papi6022 - 7th January 2010

    Pros: fast lifts, small lines, great day lodges, town of ketchum

    Cons: perennial lack of snow, limited runs, dated lodging

    Perhaps my last trip here for a while during xmas '09, after many visits through the years. The main problem being the lack of snow issues and tired lodging... Full review

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  • 3

    sun yes, but snow is a dice roll

    by papi6022 - 16th December 2009

    Pros: great lifts, no lines, great town

    Cons: limited snow, hard to get to

    Sun Valley is in a beautiful location, but after a dozen visits in as many years I've come to realize they have a snow problem - or lack thereof. They just ... Full review

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