Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.5

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 48
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.0
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 62%
  • Beginner
  • 81%
  • Families
  • 71%
  • Intermediate
  • 38%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 29%
  • Advanced
  • 14%

Helpful Highlights:

I live 45 min away from Ober and have purchased a season pass for about the last 5 years. Many folks hate on Ober but considering its location I feel they d...

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  • 1

    Awful

    by marlenapace - 31st January 2009

    Pros: None

    Cons: A lot

    First of all you can drive up there instead for paying $10 a person to ride the tram up there. Second the fees are very expensive. Slopes were poorly design... Full review

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  • 2

    Sorry, I'm Not a Fan

    by MCPG - 31st January 2009

    Pros: There are plenty of things to do nearby rather than ski.

    Cons: It's probably the most dangerous place I've ever skied.

    I really like the town of Gatlinburg. I've been visiting Gatlinburg for my whole life, over 40 years. I proposed to my wife in Gatlinburg and we spend a c... Full review

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  • 5

    I Love It!!!!

    by ortiy003 - 22nd January 2009

    Pros: Best place to wait for the New Year

    Cons: Not too cold

    It is just breath taking, we go every year and wait for the New year. Definitely family friendly, things to do for the whole family. Great Shopping. Lots an... Full review

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  • 3

    Ober Review

    by jssctrent - 22nd January 2009

    Pros: Lots of other activities available, multitude of lodging options, great place to visit in general

    Cons: Just a few trails, weather usually very warm

    Ober is a great place for first-timers. Night skiing Monday through Friday is super cheap, lessons are cheap, and if skiing or snowboarding turns out not to... Full review

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  • 1

    Worst experience

    by sasaquash - 28th December 2008

    Pros: nice view

    Cons: rude people at the resort

    We just went to the resort the weekend before christmas because we wanted to experiece skiing and snow tubing. Parking in downtown is difficult, you have t... Full review

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  • 5

    2 VERY HAPPY 10 YR OLDS

    by cottons7 - 10th November 2008

    Pros: Great for Families

    Cons: None

    We try to get to Ober at least once a year, I have been going for the last 20 years and have seen a lot of change for the good. Yes its crowded but thats n... Full review

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