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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  • 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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  • 2

    over rated

    by jaseskildsen - 6th March 2011

    Pros: Beautiful facilities, excellent lifts,

    Cons: crowded, crappy snow, touristy, lack of snow, poo

    Went there in the spring of 2009, and December of 2010. My first experience was horrible, in early march many of the black runs had no snow left on them and... Full review

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  • 2

    over rated

    by jaseskildsen - 6th March 2011

    Pros: Beautiful facilities, excellent lifts,

    Cons: crowded, crappy snow, touristy, lack of snow

    Went there in the spring of 2009, and December of 2010. My first experience was horrible, in early march many of the black runs had no snow left on them and... 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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  • 1

    lackluster

    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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  • 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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