User-Generated Reviews for Swain

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Swain to better plan your ski trip. Swain reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.4
  • All Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

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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  • 4

    Swain

    by Anonymous - 21st December 2013

    Pros: Good Grooming, Great adult race program

    Cons: A little far from Rochester

    I have been going to Swain since 1982. It is small compared with the major New York and New England ski areas but it is an excellent local resort for weeken... Full review

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    Swain Review

    by anonymous_user - 12th February 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    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... Full review

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  • 2

    Don't waste your time or money

    by dlopiano - 4th March 2013

    Pros: The bar isnt bad

    Cons: Icy conditions, Narrow trails that aren’t fully covered, unfriendly management, no satisfaction guarantee policy.

    I wouldnt recommend this mountain for beginners. The size and steepness of the mountain is favorable to beginners, however the conditions of the terrain are... Full review

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    Swain

    by Larry Seaman - 27th December 2013

    Pros: Close to home

    Cons: Poor snow conditions due to lack of snowmaking

    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 ... Full review

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    Swain Review

    by anonymous_user - 7th April 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    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 Really outdated and slow lifts.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... Full review

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