We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Good Skiing for half the price of Colorado.”

Ranked #18 of 44 things to do in Deadwood
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: One of South Dakota's largest ski areas featres trails for snowmobiles.
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I learned to ski at this area many years ago. All the lifts but one have been upgraded over the years to high-speed detachable quads. This makes for more skiing, less waiting and riding lifts. The terrain is suitable for beginner through advanced intermediate ski levels. There were no lines at the lifts and the snow and weather were good. The cost is much cheaper than Colorado where I have gone the last several years. There are lots of places to stay nearby in Lead or Deadwood. The hotels are also quite reasonably priced.

1  Thank DeanJ861
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (71)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"bunny hill"
in 5 reviews
"ski school"
in 4 reviews
"easy on the wallet"
in 2 reviews
"smaller resort"
in 2 reviews
"learned how"
in 2 reviews
"black hills"
in 4 reviews
"skiing"
in 22 reviews
"beginners"
in 11 reviews
"colorado"
in 8 reviews
"skier"
in 6 reviews
"lodge"
in 16 reviews
"snow"
in 16 reviews
"skied"
in 6 reviews
"advanced"
in 4 reviews
"elevation"
in 2 reviews
"blast"
in 4 reviews
"equipment"
in 2 reviews
Filter

8 - 12 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 19 March 2017

We had a great time at Terry Peak especially if you are not an expert skier. They have a great package for kids that includes lift ticket, equipment, and two hour instruction. It was not that crowded so made for an enjoyable day.

Thank Matthew L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I grew up learning to ski in the black hills and Terry Peak is a great place to do just that. I have two children 13 and 11 who have just started skiing and snow boarding over the past 4 years. Terry Peak is not the biggest place on earth so turning you kids loose on the mountain is not as scary as doing it in Colorado. One chairlift ride and you can usually spot them so they are really never out of you sight. On the other hand if your an intermediate to advanced skier/boarder this is probably not the place for you. Like I said before it is a small area and the elevation doesn't offer a lot of time on the slopes with a lot of seeing the same geography over and over. Depending on the time of year and snow fall there may be times when runs are closed so timing is important which is hard to gauge from week to week. My wife and I, who have been skiing since we were kids, got a little board with seeing the same runs over and over, but our kids had a blast and that's all that matters. They have rentals right there if needed and the staff was awesome and very helpful. They also have lessons for both skiers and boarders. They have a kiddie slope right in front of the lodge so you can kick back in on the lodge's deck and watch your little one make run after run. Overall a great place for kids to learn and explore.

Thank Gabe B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Used to come here every year in my teen years...moved on to going to Colorado and now have my own teens to bring here! The weather was CRAZY warm, but the skiing was still surprisingly decent. It got a little icy toward the end of the day as runs started to be covered in shade. Can't wait to make this an annual trip just like when I was a kid! Love the fact that we can bring our own cooler and food, sit on the deck and enjoy the beauty of the Black Hills!!

Thank HuskerAlum1997
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great runs, fast lifts that hardly ever had to stop, no crowds, good food at the lodges that was reasonably priced, adult 2 day lift ticket appox $100, wide open runs, convenient parking and close to the action in Deadwood. I recommend Edge Sports for rentals which is about 2 mi before you get to the ski area.

2  Thank Cindyloumurph
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Terry Peak Ski Area also viewed

 

Been to Terry Peak Ski Area? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing