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Donner Ski Ranch Reviews

Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Donner Ski Ranch

Planning a ski trip to Donner Ski Ranch? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Donner Ski Ranch stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Donner Ski Ranch review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
  • 3.4

Our overall star rating is not based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.8
  • Intermediate
  • 3.4
  • Expert
  • 2.4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.8
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.3
  • Value
  • 4

72 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (41)
  • 56
  • 4 Star Reviews (26)
  • 36
  • 3 Star Reviews (4)
  • 5
  • 2 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0
  • 1 Star Reviews (1)
  • 1

Helpful Highlights:

My wife and two young children bought four tickets for the magic carpet, it was the kids first time on ski's. After a couple runs, the operator says, "They...

  • 3.4

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  • Steve Austin (27th April 2017)

    My wife and two young children bought four tickets for the magic carpet, it was the kids first time on ski's. After a couple runs, the operator says, "They...

  • Daniel (15th February 2017)

    Go here on pow days. Skip Sugar Bowl. They might struggle to open, but once they do you'll have guaranteed fresh turns all day long....

  • Mike Fyfe (21st November 2016)

    Nice family oriented, low key, good prices..nice view of Donner Lake at the top. Nice lodge on the backside to stop and have a meal, drink, etc....

  • Haffassa Tempts (16th November 2016)

    DSR is close and easy to get to, the rates are low, and it doesn't get crowded. The best part is that I can wake up late, assess the weather and snow cover...

  • Mira (15th November 2016)

    I love this place! It's an inexpensive resort with hardly any lines. Great spot for first timers in a no stress, laid back atmosphere....

  • Marsha (13th November 2016)

    Great for families. Great for freshies days after other resorts are skied out. Affordable lift tickets and beer! ...

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