Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Smugglers' Notch Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 43%
  • Beginner
  • 43%
  • Families
  • 57%
  • Intermediate
  • 55%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 29%
  • Advanced
  • 57%

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  • 2

    Some decent terrain, awful resort

    by Ontheslopes - 28th August 2010

    Pros: Some enjoyable terrain

    Cons: Dirty condos, slow lifts, crowded, lots of untrue marketing

    We went to Smugglers' Notch in January 2010. When we first arrived, we went to the check in desk and then to the small ski store to get a jacket for someone... Full review

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  • 5

    Big Mountain!

    by walperta - 16th March 2010

    Pros: Great snow, long trails

    Cons: Slow lifts, far from NYC,

    Skied Smuggs on Xmas day. The mountain was empty and I got discount lift tickets from liftopia for $22, which was awesome. I was the first (after ski patr... Full review

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  • 4

    Took the whole family, fun time but room for improvement

    by Three2Ski - 1st March 2010

    Pros: Lots to do, good variety of terrain, decent food.

    Cons: Slow lifts make going between mtns difficult, shuttle service was terrible.

    Hi, we took the whole family last week (3 kids). The skiing was really good and the glades were awesome. There was lots to do for the kids too. The shutt... Full review

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  • 4

    welcome to the gnar

    by kyle34 - 5th February 2010

    Pros: terrain

    Cons: the usual suspects

    i've been to smuggs three times. never been on MORSE (beginner slopes). been on a majority of the trails on STERLING and MADONNA. first time was not good. t... Full review

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  • 4

    Very good mountain for very good skiers/boarders

    by swetsb - 2nd February 2010

    Pros: Terrain variety, no lift lines

    Cons: Slow lifts, basic lift lodge, snowmaking not used

    I just returned from a non-holiday weekend at Smuggs. While I enjoyed the mountain and would probably return, there were a number of things that could be i... Full review

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  • 4

    Great little place

    by boon4376 - 22nd January 2010

    Pros: Doesnt get skied off as fast

    Cons: slow chair lifts

    I enjoyed smuggler's notch when I was there. Its a little bit easier on the wallet and the conditions seem to stay better longer than some of the other moun... Full review

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