Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Plattekill Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.5

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.0
  • Nightlife
  • 1.8

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 33%
  • Beginner
  • 20%
  • Families
  • 80%
  • Intermediate
  • 47%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 40%
  • Advanced
  • 73%

Helpful Highlights:

Skied 12/28 and 12/30/12. North Face off of the double was good, with spots of thin cover. Blockbuster was a ski killer with very thin cover in spots. Mo...

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  • 4

    Friendly Ski Area & Great Instructors

    by lreichard - 20th January 2011

    Pros: Ski Instructors/ Friendliness

    Cons: Can do better with lift line management during holidays

    Our 3 year experience has been wonderful at Plattekill! We have used the ski and snowboard instructors extensively and they are great and very patient! Th... Full review

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  • 3

    Lousy Instructor

    by dockstoy - 2nd February 2010

    Pros: Family Mountain

    Cons: Lousy Ski School Instructors

    I wanted to give my daughter a snowboard lesson - she's an accomplished intermediate she needed help with her style and toe turns and she's 11 years old. Th... Full review

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  • 5

    2010 Snow Pig

    by Ashley Burrows - 19th January 2010

    Pros: Fun Mountain, Full of powder, Terrain Park awesome

    Cons: not open during week m-thur

    All the trails were open. The kids had a blast! It is like having your own resort. The new terrain park was a hit with the kids. I love the powder puff trai... Full review

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  • 5

    What a january

    by gunny - 31st January 2009

    Pros: Great terrain ,excellant snow

    Cons: none found on this day

    Plattekill delivered a great ski day for my son and I on jan 30 2009, all trails open, no lines, no joeys to be found.One lap after another all day long. NI... Full review

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  • 5

    Amazing little mountain (if the Catskills have natural snow)

    by perrmj02 - 29th January 2009

    Pros: Great terrain, mostly undiscovered, close to the city

    Cons: Requires natural snow

    Best mountain for a day trip from the city, but only if there has been enough natural snow to provide some cover. Beautiful setting deep in the Catskills. ... Full review

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  • 5

    Plattekill 2009 Review

    by BimsWhim - 18th January 2009

    Pros: No crowds, great trails, fresh powder

    Cons: Small Lodge, Old Chairs, little snow making

    We first discovered Plattekill about 3 years ago and have made it a point to try and get there at least once a season ever since. We would go more often, b... Full review

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