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Reviews for Swain

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Swain 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 Swain 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 Swain 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 Swain vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).
  • 3.1

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.6
  • Intermediate
  • 3.2
  • Expert
  • 2.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.6
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski'
  • 1.9
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.3
  • Overall Value
  • 3.9

13 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (7)
  • 53
  • 4 Star Reviews (2)
  • 15
  • 3 Star Reviews (1)
  • 7
  • 2 Star Reviews (3)
  • 23
  • 1 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0

Helpful Highlights:

I've been skiing Swain since the 80's and I think the staff now are the friendliest you can find. You always feel...

  • 3.1

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  • Linda (13th December 2015)

    I've been skiing Swain since the 80's and I think the staff now are the friendliest you can find. You always feel...

  • Jeff Kosakowski (9th December 2015)

    For a small resort, it offers a little bit of everything. There is a great variety of trails for all levels of...

  • Larry Seaman (27th December 2013)

    Been skiing Swain since highschool, back when it was a good area. I've had a pass for the last 35+ years but...

  • (21st December 2013)

    I have been going to Swain since 1982. It is small compared with the major New York and New England ski areas...

  • dlopiano (4th March 2013)

    I wouldnt recommend this mountain for beginners. The size and steepness of the mountain is favorable to beginners, however the conditions of...

  • Jay (30th January 2009)

    I will never forget skiing at Swain as long as I live. That is where I learned to ski when I was...

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