Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Ski Mystic at Deer Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.5

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 83%
  • Beginner
  • 83%
  • Families
  • 83%
  • Intermediate
  • 100%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 50%
  • Advanced
  • 17%

Helpful Highlights:

At Ski Mystic-Deer Mtn. you can relax and watch your kids from the lodge window!! Or you can go get right in it! There's something for everyone. Great fo...

  • 5

    This is a place for families and relaxation

    by jacksonj - 23rd January 2012

    Pros: The environment is so chill---LOVE IT Great Music,Great Snow

    Cons: The only thing wrong is i don't have my cabin built on Deer Mtn. yet!!!

    At Ski Mystic-Deer Mtn. you can relax and watch your kids from the lodge window!! Or you can go get right in it! There's something for everyone. Great fo... Full review

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  • 1

    Waiting for new management

    by porkchop - 31st October 2011

    Pros: was a great mountain for family skiing

    Cons: under new ownership since 08

    Our family skied at Deer Mountain for several years before it was bought out in 2008. Since then it has gone down hill and we've had to go elsewhere. The fi... Full review

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  • 2

    Slowly Improving

    by DerekT - 3rd January 2011

    Pros: Natural Snow when it snows

    Cons: Lifts, Rope pulls, limited snow making

    Deer Mountain is slowly improving, food was cooked while you waited, however I ordered something and was told it would be a 10 minute wait. I waited ten mi... Full review

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  • 4

    2010-11 looks even better

    by scott56 - 17th December 2010

    Pros: Great staff, varied terrain, short lift lines, inexpensive places to stay in Deadwood

    Cons: Food is expensive, really experienced skiers may get bored.

    Bring the fatties because the bowls are really deep this year- they are working on the half pipe and better jumps and the staff is really friendly. Love the... Full review

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  • 4

    The powder in the Black Hills

    by S. Areno - 30th September 2010

    Pros: Good snow, lots of tree runs, easy vibe

    Cons: for begginers, no half pipe, only open on weekends.

    Ok, check this out. Deer Mtn. is now called Mystic Minor. Ok. . . Since they are primarily open on weekends, the snow is usually really good. And since th... Full review

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  • 4

    Mystic Miner The New Deer Mountain

    by sarge121 - 12th January 2009

    Pros: Inexpensive, uncrowded, friendly, competent staff

    Cons: Small, Not to challenging for the expert

    Located in South Dakota's Black Hills the former Deer Mountain was sold this last summer and was renamed "Mystic Miner Ski Resort at Deer Mountain". Sorry g... Full review

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