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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).

by: Jeff Kosakowski - 9th December 2015

  • 5
  • 5Beginner
  • 5Intermediate
  • 4Expert
  • 3All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 3Aprés Ski
  • 3Terrain Park
  • 4Overall Value
Very family friendly, affordable, and unique. It is a great place to learn how to ski!
You don't have Bristol snobs shutting doors in your face ;)

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For a small resort, it offers a little bit of everything. There is a great variety of trails for all levels of skiers. I have been skiing at Swain for 16 years and still have not become bored with what the mtn offers. The town is very quaint at the base of Swain. It has a slim but great selection for food/ housing services. Come hang with the awesome group of locals!

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  • Danielle Titus (29th January 2019)

    I started boarding here, used to enjoy it, and love that it's close to home except Everytime I went over the last...

  • 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...

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