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Any thoughts or experiences skiing there? My cousin is thinking of planning a trip out west next year and this is where he's currently talking about going.
First thing you'll notice is the blue groomers are about as steep as the black groomers back east. And it went on for a full 3000'.Second thing you might notice is the "beginner" trails are only slightly less steep that the expert trails (at least at Baldy).
They do invest a lot in grooming and so it's great area if you are going with family or a group where the skill level is mixed. If I was going with a group of real hardcore skiers, I'd probably end up in Candada or Colorado before I landed in SV.
I would add to that if they do have any snow it is a bump skiers paradise. The bowls get bumped up and they face the sun so you can get some amazing runs on huge but very forgiving bumps. They also have some epic bump runs like Limelight, Exhibition, Upper River Run, etc. that take advantage of the previously referenced consistent and steep fall line.
Well, not exactly "nobody". Just not many bodies.Indeed they do have some amazing bump runs. Not sure how they ever form since there was almost nobody skiing them.
I've never been there either. How does Sun Valley usually hold up in the spring, say mid-March?