Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Sun Valley

Planning a ski trip to Sun Valley? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Sun Valley stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Sun Valley review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

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

    great place

    by johnplummer - 30th November 2009

    Pros: great skiing, no lines, friendly

    Cons: out of the way

    We had a great Thanksgiving in Sun Valley and will definitely be back. The locals are friendly and the snow was great.... Full review

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  • 4

    Sun Valley, Idaho

    by Spain - 10th November 2009

    Pros: empty, no lift lines

    Cons: hard to get to

    Sun Valley is a special place with plenty of winter sports options.Quad lifts with no ski lines make for packing 2 days of skiing into one. The runs are lon... Full review

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  • 2

    Pretentious, yet icy...

    by iwill - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Swanky.

    Cons: Expensive, pretentious haven for intermediates

    Great place for rich old people who want to look good while skiing a boring mountain. I'm sure the food is great, but it was too expensive for a mere mortal... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Place for Downhill Fun

    by findlayswimmer28 - 20th December 2008

    Pros: No lift lines, awesome terrain.

    Cons: Kind of pricey but worth it. A lot of moguls therefore tougher for snowboarders.

    I grew up skiing Sun Valley nearly every year. When I took up snowboarding a couple of years ago, we planned a trip to Sun Valley. I was a little hesitant... Full review

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  • 3

    Sun Valley Review

    by anonymous_user - 4th April 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    It is steep and long and the weather is usually mild. No real terrain park and not a lot of powder days over the season, however north of town in the backco... Full review

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  • 5

    Sun Valley Review

    by anonymous_user - 21st November 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Sun Valley is the absolute most fabulous place I have ever been. The locals are so friendly, the skiing is tops, the shops are amazing, the dining superb, t... Full review

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