Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Thunder Ridge

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Overall Rating: 3.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 46.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.0
  • Nightlife
  • 1.8

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 21%
  • Beginner
  • 37%
  • Families
  • 32%
  • Intermediate
  • 21%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 11%
  • Advanced
  • 0%

Helpful Highlights:

Thunder Ridge is nothing but pure awlsome. Lifts on weekends may get backed up. I suggest going during the week for little crowd. Trails in the back part of...

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    Thunder Ridge Review

    by anonymous_user - 19th December 2007

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    it is terrible. no offense to you people who love it, but its always icy or slushy. its hard for a beginner to learn there because the conditions are horrib... Full review

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    Not a Mountain- a Hill

    by enya2 - 12th February 2011

    Pros: no lines, good food

    Cons: old old lifts, little snowmaking, grooming,bare spots, false snow report

    Not a mountain- a hill is exactly what Thunder Ridge is. The mountain lay out is- steep up, 50ft drop into valley, steep, all areas with beginner trai... Full review

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    at first made me angry, then made me laugh.

    by Croxas - 20th December 2010

    Pros: uh...close to NYC, cheap cabins near by.

    Cons: to many to fit in this field

    Imagine being in the mood for Italian food and ending up at Chucky Cheese. A poorly run Chucky Cheese. This is not a resort, or a mountain. It feels lik... Full review

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    I'm A Pretty Patient Guy, But...

    by gma1970 - 13th April 2009

    Pros: Close For Those Close To It

    Cons: Terrain, Facilities, Lift Capacity, Mountain Management

    Please don't run an event you don't have the capacity to support. I made the mistake of going to Thunder Ridge on a day they were entertaining Girl Scouts. ... Full review

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    Thunder Ridge is dangerous and its management disrespects and patronizes its customers

    by Concerned Citizen - 23rd January 2012

    Pros: Close

    Cons: No safe beginner areas. Rude, crude management.

    Thunder Ridge is dangerous and its management disrespects and patronizes its customers. I brought my 3 year old daughter there for her first time, last week... Full review

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    Do Not Go Out of Your Way

    by ncarraway - 15th January 2011

    Pros: Proximity to Westchester Cnty

    Cons: More than a few

    It's hard to describe this as a ski mountain - it has two lifts (excluding the 100 ft lift for little kids and beginners at the Little Thunder area), about ... Full review

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