User-Generated Swain Reviews

Browse our collection of user-generated Swain reviews to better plan your ski trip. Swain reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.4
  • All Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 9%
  • Beginner
  • 18%
  • Families
  • 36%
  • Intermediate
  • 45%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 27%
  • Advanced
  • 9%

Helpful Highlights:

Been skiing Swain since highschool, back when it was a good area. I've had a pass for the last 35+ years but not this year due to how bad skiing was last ...

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    Swain

    by Larry Seaman - 27th December 2013

    Pros: Close to home

    Cons: Poor snow conditions due to lack of snowmaking

    Been skiing Swain since highschool, back when it was a good area. I've had a pass for the last 35+ years but not this year due to how bad skiing was last ... Full review

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  • 4

    Swain

    by Anonymous - 21st December 2013

    Pros: Good Grooming, Great adult race program

    Cons: A little far from Rochester

    I have been going to Swain since 1982. It is small compared with the major New York and New England ski areas but it is an excellent local resort for weeken... Full review

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  • 2

    Don't waste your time or money

    by dlopiano - 4th March 2013

    Pros: The bar isnt bad

    Cons: Icy conditions, Narrow trails that aren’t fully covered, unfriendly management, no satisfaction guarantee policy.

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

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  • 5

    Great Family Skiing

    by winterdude87 - 30th January 2009

    Pros: Great learning terrain, family friendly, tree skiing, lots of steep sections

    Cons: n/a

    I will never forget skiing at Swain as long as I live. That is where I learned to ski when I was just 4 years old, and I skied there continuously until the... Full review

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  • 4

    Swain Review

    by Newsnow - 8th January 2009

    Pros: Friedndly staffssss

    Cons: Hotels nearby

    We visited Swain (12/27/08) on the way to Niagara Falls, originally we wasn't sure if this is the right place for my two daughters (6 and 8 years old) to le... Full review

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  • 5

    Swain Review

    by anonymous_user - 27th March 2008

    Pros:

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    I went to Swain a little hesitant...small town, small area, old lifts. All that didn't matter when I started skiing. The mountain was prestine. The mounta... Full review

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