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Boreal Mountain Resort

Interstate 80 at Castle Peak Exit, Truckee, CA 96160
+1 530-426-3666
Review Highlights
Basic skiing, obvious package deals being used.

Just off I-80, Boreal no doubt is experiencing record crowds due to the massive snowfall Tahoe is... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Close, but not the best.

I have been skiing for over 40 years and one of the ski areas that I went to was Boreal. Why... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
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Snowboarding ski resort, offering snow play activities for everyone, including special programs for toddlers.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good21%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“terrain park” (7 reviews)
“lift ticket” (9 reviews)
“foam pits” (4 reviews)
Interstate 80 at Castle Peak Exit, Truckee, CA 96160
+1 530-426-3666

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Just off I-80, Boreal no doubt is experiencing record crowds due to the massive snowfall Tahoe is experiencing this winter. However, be ready to wait for rental equipment, as the kids running the place are still figuring out how to manage the crowds. I give...More

Thank cutr2000
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I have been skiing for over 40 years and one of the ski areas that I went to was Boreal. Why, because it was the closest, quickest, easiest, and cheapest places to ski. Not much has changed over the years. It's location off of I-80...More

Thank Robski60
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Excellent day at Boreal. Surprisingly uncrowded on a $15 Friday. Very helpful staff. Opened up Cedar so we could get some freshies. Party all the way

Reviewed 5 February 2017

I was driving to SF and my girlfriend wanted to ski for the 2nd time in her life. So I thought Boreal would be the ideal place. But despite the wonderful weather and snow on the previous days, the staff did everything they could to...More

1  Thank apastilhas
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hadn't been skiing in a while went of Martin Luther King holiday. The lessons for my family were great! It stays open until 9 pm so we definitely got our money's worth and the lines were not too bad at all. Had a wonderful time....More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 6 January 2017

So a little expensive ($44 for 90 minutes), but the runs are long and well maintained, very safe, and there is a lift to the top. Also, book ahead and save $20 on parking.

Thank Lizz H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This ski resort has three different levels for all kinds of people. I took the training as well and was able to ski a bit in two days. Overall a fun experience.

Thank Shalabh A
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Boreal Mountain is the best! It may not be the biggest of the resorts around the lake, but It has so much to offer. The people there are all so friendly and positive and the variety of terrain is amazing. You can ride from 9...More

1  Thank Eric R
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Decided to take my Grand daughter tubing on Boreal Ridge Ski Resort on Christmas Day. And so did a whole lot of other people. As we drove in to park our car, we discovered parking is $20 per vehicle but if you purchase your ski...More

2  Thank RenoRod
Reviewed 13 December 2016

With my pure ski bum days behind me, this is my go to spot after a long day at work.Killer sunsets, great features, awesome employees, and just an overall fun time!

Thank Teresa S
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