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Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Sun Valley that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Sun Valley stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Sun Valley review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Sun Valley vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

by: Matt undefined - 7th January 2020

  • 5
  • 3Beginner
  • 4Intermediate
  • 5Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 5Aprés Ski
  • 4Terrain Park
  • 5Overall Value
First Class all the way
Baldy is tough for beginners

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I’ve skied all over the world and everything at Sun Valley and Ketchum is first class. Great “real” town (not fake ski village) with really good restaurants and lots going on. Skiing is excellent on Baldy but it’s not a beginners’ mountain. It’s a skiers mountain with a huge vertical drop and tough terrain that is perfect for level 6 or higher skiers. Snowmaking is prevalent to make up for the historical early season lack of snow (although this year the snow was great). Novices will better enjoy Dollar Mtn. but there isn’t much terrain diversity or vertical on Dollar. But for families there is a ton to do other than ski: tubing, ice skating, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, sledding, and a free bus service that takes you anywhere around Ketchum and Sun Valley. Bottom line: our entire experience was simply first class. Special note on the Sun Valley Ski School - It’s on the expensive side, but worth it. Really professional and friendly staff and an excellent program for kids. Our 8 and 10 year-olds LOVED their experience with Sun Valley Snow Sports at Dollar Mtn.

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