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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  • 4

    Waterville Valley Review

    by psuguy43094 - 16th May 2009

    Pros: High Speed Lifts, nice cruising mountain, Two-for-One Lift Tickets

    Cons: Small

    We skied at Waterville on a snowy Monday and were surprised to find it was empty. The problem was that it was wet snow making for not the easiest conditions... Full review

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  • 1

    Worst Mountain I've Ever Visit

    by bellaroo - 6th April 2009

    Pros: none

    Cons: terrrible customer service, relations, and management

    Worst skiing experience I've ever had. Waste of money and time. Will never visit again, nor will any of my family, coworkers, or friends. Disgusted with the... Full review

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  • 5

    Like a little Vail

    by eddiefinn - 6th February 2009

    Pros: You don't have to leave -- contained village

    Cons: expensive food and booze; lack of restaurant choices

    WV seems to be making a comeback with young, single professionals from Boston, Manchester, Portland, Portsmouth and Providence again. It was that way in the... Full review

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  • 4

    Fun and variety!

    by jberlo - 3rd February 2009

    Pros: Location, terrain, attitude

    Cons: Akward lifts

    Overall a great place to ski/ride. Easy to get to, nice little town, pretty good terrain variety. Enjoyable place to get away in the winter.... Full review

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  • 4

    An icy day at Waterville

    by Julie79 - 21st January 2009

    Pros: Nice people, well-designed trail structure

    Cons: Very expensive food

    We skied at Waterville Valley on January 2nd on a bad day, with very, very icy conditions on all but the beginner terrain. We were a mixed-ability group th... Full review

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  • 4

    Waterville Valley Review

    by jmg802 - 6th April 2008

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    Cons:

    it was awesome. i like it a lot. good park but the platter lift is annoying. it was really low visibility in high country but the trails were nice up there... Full review

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