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by: Rachel Neubauer - 7th February 2021

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Long lines, not enough equipment, rude staff, overpriced

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This whole experience was a nightmare. We arrive 30 minutes after they opened and they had already run out of snowboards. They also did not have any winter clothing like bibs (which they had advertised for rent online). The whole process was disorganized. We waited about an hour just to get a lift ticket. Then an hour and a half in another line to get boots. Then over half an hour in a 3rd like to get skis (which we didn’t even want in the first place but had to do since they were out of snowboards and we drive 2.5 hours here already). Initially the woman bringing people in for boots had said we could get a refund because of the lack of snowboards but then they refused to give anyone their money back. The staff was rude and the customer service was extremely poor. I basically feel like they just rob you of almost $200 just to force you to stand in like for most of your day.

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Displaying 1 - 6 of 7 Reviews

  • Rachel Neubauer (7th February 2021)

    This whole experience was a nightmare. We arrive 30 minutes after they opened and they had already run out of snowboards. They...

  • Bob Hobson (26th December 2019)

    Fun year around! Skiing ⛷ and Tubing a Blast! Very Organized and safe!

  • Libby Kiser-Conn (18th March 2016)

    The property was well taken care of. Nothing out of order. They watched about us. Took care of a sprained ankle, sent...

  • aburkett (8th October 2011)

    fun spot to learn...small crowds cheap fees ... Watched the outhouse races. Friendly. Staff. Night skiing snow tubing and a great little...

  • gallowglass (21st February 2009)

    Been going here for 25 years, my children and now my grandchildren have learned to ski / snowboard here-Great for fun family...

  • anonymous_user (24th January 2008)

    Very small mountain with great snow on the weekend of 1 20 2008. Great for beginners and kudos to the ski patrol...

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