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Boreal Mountain Resort Reviews

rskornak

Great with realistic expectations

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Pros: Proximity, snow, value, size

Cons: limited terrain, resort size

Don't expect a diamond for the price of glass.  I've read all the reviews and they're all true from that person's perspective.  The key word is perspective.  If you go in with a realistic perspective, Boreal is exactly what it can be...a ski area close to Sacramento that does the best it can with what nature has provided.  I spent $300 for my season pass and $70 each for 3 kids and one more at $25.  That's $535 for 5 passes.  I can take the kids anytime, any day or night and even use the tube park if desired.  Yes it's a limited 500ft of vertical, but when we go to Squaw, Kirkwood, Alpine, etc, guess what, they only ski a selected 500ft of terrain...
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