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

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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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  • 5

    World Class Snowmaking + Cold Temps = Killer Skiing

    by JGSubshack - 12th January 2012

    Pros: Good Snow and Alot of Runs Open

    Cons: It has not snowed in forever!

    Blowing tons of snow every night due to the cold temps! Skiing is unbelievable for the amount of natural snow the West has recieved. Sun Valley is a skier... Full review

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  • 5

    sometimes something for everyone is best

    by Trailtothekitchen - 20th November 2011

    Pros: puurrrfect grooming, dinner in ketchum

    Cons: spotty air service

    We have have traveled to sun valley for the past 23 years as a family. I have traveled here as a kid before that with my family from Oregon. What I really ... 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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  • 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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  • 5

    Sun Valley Review

    by anonymous_user - 23rd January 2007



    The Pros: The single greatest fall line I've ever skied. This Mountain has it all and the resort delivers on all levels. The locals are some of the best ski... Full review

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