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Swain Resort Reviews

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.
  • 3.1

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
  • 3.6
  • Intermediate
  • 3.2
  • Expert
  • 2.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.6
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski
  • 1.9
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.4
  • Overall Value
  • 3.9

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 ...

  • 3.1

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  • mere (22nd January 2007)

    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...

  • (21st December 2013)

    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...

  • 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 (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...

  • Larry Seaman (27th December 2013)

    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 ...

  • dlopiano ( 4th March 2013)

    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...

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