Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Waterville Valley

Planning a ski trip to Waterville 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 Waterville 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 Waterville 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: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 76%
  • Beginner
  • 53%
  • Families
  • 82%
  • Intermediate
  • 82%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 65%
  • Advanced
  • 65%

Helpful Highlights:

Finally, a foot plus of new snow but only limited trails open-the Sunnyside lift remained closed all day! The shuttle bus was limited at best and took ove...

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    by Beth Q. Reynolds - 16th February 2014

    Pros: Great potential

    Cons: Expensive -no bang for your buck

    Finally, a foot plus of new snow but only limited trails open-the Sunnyside lift remained closed all day! The shuttle bus was limited at best and took ove... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Advanced/Intermediate Mountain

    by mattytiz - 29th January 2013

    Pros: Tons of trails in a little space, Good staff

    Cons: Short runs, not for beginners

    This was my first day at Waterville. I did not find the trails to be icy as some reviews said. Of course, I was there during a snowstorm, so who knows. I wi... Full review

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  • 4

    Good Resort

    by NCShreds - 31st December 2011

    Pros: great terrain park, good tree skiing, beautiful location

    Cons: Sometimes icy, food overpriced

    I went to waterville with some friends and was pleased with the terrain open for a rather snowless winter. i did runs repetitively. A few terrain park featu... Full review

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  • 5

    That was so pitted!

    by hiker61476 - 1st April 2011

    Pros: Great snow, sweet glades, long wide trails

    Cons: tons of people

    4/1/2011- Great day! First time at Waterville Valey. Fresh powder all day. Dollar lift tickets. Great staff. Long wide trails. ... Full review

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  • 4

    Friendly and Helpful Mountain

    by IcyBlueii - 14th March 2011

    Pros: Many different terrians, fast lifts, ease of navigating

    Cons: Food cost, grooming, no lockers

    This was my first time boarding at WV and I only stayed in the lower meadows (only boarded four times before). I loved the friendly and helpful staff. The l... Full review

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  • 4

    Midweek Greatness

    by drshaws - 22nd February 2011

    Pros: Temperature Tuesday = wicked cheap lifts

    Cons: Could use slightly better grooming

    We went on a Temperature Tuesday and my lift ticket was $14. Given I own my own gear, that's just awesome. My wife, who is just learning, bought the $35 'le... Full review

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