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Address: Sun Valley, ID
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Great place for a first-time skier.

Dollar Mountain is a great place for a first time skier or kids. It's big enough so its impressive but small enough not to intimidate anyone. Its a fun little mountain...but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dollar Mountain is a great place for a first time skier or kids. It's big enough so its impressive but small enough not to intimidate anyone. Its a fun little mountain...but once you become experienced you'll want to hit big brother, Bald Mountain.

Thank DogDoggie
Bellevue WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Originally meant for beginning skiers of all ages, many senior citizens now choose to ski on Dollar with many new, no-so-difficult runs.

Thank R_Laign
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Odd time of the year to write a review! But I realized I never did it. I came here for the first time about 5 years ago, having no experience whatsoever or even been on the snow before. I took a 1.5hr lesson and loved it, and came back the next day. The instructors were great at helping me get... More 

Thank Elizabeth C
McCall, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We met our friends (also with young kids) here for a day of skiing. We visit Sun Valley a lot in the summer, but haven't been as much in the winter. I wasn't sure what to expect and was hoping to keep all the kids, ranging from 3-11, entertained. Turns out we had SO MUCH FUN! There are a variety... More 

Thank McCallMom
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

This hill was perfect for my first time snowboarding. Each hill got gradually more challenging. The skiers were not rude but there are a lot of children learning to ski on the hill so you have to be aware of them.

Thank Jenner22
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect option for young kids to have childcare and learn to ski so their parents can hit the slopes at nearby Bald Mountain. Quality instruction for all ages of beginning skiers. Older kids can ski here too as it is a smaller and easier mountain than Baldy. Great mountain for kids to learn on! Nice lodge area... More 

Thank Chelseaebj
Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

We took the kids skiing over the Christmas break. The lessons here were expensive but terrific - patient and experienced instructors and lots of activities to keep the kids engaged. As a vehemently intermediate skier I was bored with the mountain by mid-day, although the backside has some beautiful runs. That said there are worse things than skiing in the... More 

Thank nancymcjensen
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

Our family of 5 never skied before. Great ski instructors and excellent conditions for new and experienced skiers. We are hooked!!!

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The O.C., California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

This is THE place to learn how to ski or board. Start here before being overwhelmed by the vertical challenges of Baldy. Sun Valley ski school is THE best, not cheap, but the best. Intermediate skiers will be easily bored, if you don't head directly over to the Elkhorn lift. Start here, learn here, get your confidence here. When able... More 

Thank TravelAgentDave
Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

The ski instructors are amazing with all ages. I learned to ski here at 2 years old now my boys are learning to ski here too. It's not crowded and the best environment to learn in.

Thank Mindy S

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