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. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 9%
  • Beginner
  • 18%
  • Families
  • 36%
  • Intermediate
  • 45%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 27%
  • Advanced
  • 9%

Helpful Highlights:

Been skiing Swain since highschool, back when it was a good area. I've had a pass for the last 35+ years but not this year due to how bad skiing was last ...

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  • 5

    Swain Review

    by anonymous_user - 22nd January 2007

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    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Swain Review

    by anonymous_user - 12th July 2007

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    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Swain Review

    by anonymous_user - 27th March 2008

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    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Swain Review

    by mere - 22nd January 2007

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    About fifteen years ago my older brother had taken me to swain to learn how to ski,at first i was a little scared but it was one of the best times of my lif... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Family Skiing

    by winterdude87 - 30th January 2009

    Pros: Great learning terrain, family friendly, tree skiing, lots of steep sections

    Cons: n/a

    I will never forget skiing at Swain as long as I live. That is where I learned to ski when I was just 4 years old, and I skied there continuously until the... Full review

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  • 4

    Swain Review

    by Newsnow - 8th January 2009

    Pros: Friedndly staffssss

    Cons: Hotels nearby

    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... Full review

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