Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Swain

Planning a ski trip to Swain? 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 Swain 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 Swain review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
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A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 2.7
  • Intermediate
  • 2.7
  • Advanced/Expert
  • 2.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.7
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski
  • 1.6
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.6
  • Overall Value
  • 2.7

Helpful Highlights:

I've been skiing Swain since the 80's and I think the staff now are the friendliest you can find. You always feel welcome. It's small but I think they have ...

  • 3

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  • Newsnow ( 8th January 2009)

    We visited Swain (12/27/08) on the way to Niagara Falls, originally we wasn't sure if this is the right place for my two daughters (6 and 8 years old) to le...

  • anonymous_user (27th March 2008)

    I went to Swain a little hesitant...small town, small area, old lifts. All that didn't matter when I started skiing. The mountain was prestine. The mounta...

  • anonymous_user (12th February 2008)

    this place has so many lifts there are never any liftlines even on weekends. the lifts are a little slow. the grooming is very good. the hill skies long for...

  • anonymous_user (12th July 2007)

    Swain is ready to make a tremendous comeback with new investors looking at several new options to add to this resort area. I see great things in the days to...

  • anonymous_user ( 7th April 2007)

    Not too bad. Really outdated and slow lifts. Snow quality was a little variable. I dont believe their claim on the vertical. The place is always empty w...

  • anonymous_user (22nd January 2007)

    By far my favorite place to ski. The lines are so long at other slopes - here you get more time skiing and less time waiting. It is fun and clean and safe...

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