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
  • 3.3
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

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

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  • 4

    Only if you know where to go

    by jasbushey - 14th September 2009

    Pros: Backcountry Access

    Cons: Lift Lines and Speed

    I grew up riding smuggler's notch. It is great for families and there is a lot of terrain. If you are an advanced skier or rider, madonna liftline or anyt... Full review

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  • 4

    Smugglers Notch Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 4th December 2007

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    My family and I love Smugglers Notch. Even though I know there are other people skiing it always feels that I have the trails to myself. There are no crowd... Full review

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  • 4

    Great for the whole family

    by shanewicken - 23rd October 2008

    Pros: Glades Galour, 300

    Cons: Lifts are old and slow

    Our Family of five has been going for four years now. The family events and ski instruction is second to none. The instructors are absolutely the best a... Full review

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  • 3

    Smugglers Notch Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 7th March 2007

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    We went as a family of 5 to Smuggler's for four years straight but have moved on to Okemo Stowe and Jay Peak. Plus at Smuggler's the accomadations are exce... Full review

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  • 3

    Smugglers Notch Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 28th March 2008

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    Quads wouldn't work on the upper mtn. Most of the runs are rarely open, and snowmaking would only turn it into a giant windblown mass of concrete ala Sugarl... Full review

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  • 3

    For Families Only

    by Theiceskier - 18th March 2011

    Pros: Three different Mountains. challenging terrain

    Cons: Slow lifts, unfriendly people

    Smugglers has the slowest lfits of all time. The mountain was probably built in the 70s, and all of the lifts were probably there for the grand opening. B... Full review

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