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Bryce Ski Area

Basye, VA
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Ranked #3 of 4 Attractions in Basye
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Bryce is not a big resort but has enough variety and challenge for most beginners and intermediates, and it is a great place to learn to ski. Our children have taken lessons there the past two seasons and have progressed well while having a blast. We've enjoyed Bryce because it's relatively close to the DC metro area (2 hours or... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Do not even waste your money or your time on this place. I took my wife here to teach her how to ski and what a mistake. Kids flying around everywhere. There was a 15 min waite for the carpet lift because groups of kids kept cutting to the front. A lady in line was so frustrated she started yelling... More

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Oakton, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Quick, easy 1 1/2 hr drive fm ffx, va; though they should put up more signs to guide visitors to the entrance. Super crowded over president day holiday but never really a line at the lifts, which speaks to their new speedy, quad lift. Rental was challenging, next time we'll rent off site to avoid 40 min line wait. Perfect... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This is a tiny ski mountain with limited options. This place would be ok for a family with lots of little kids learning to ski or a local just getting in a few runs. As an adult, It was not a good place to learn how to snowboard. The bunny slope is minuscule and the other "Green" slopes are narrow,... More

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Herndon, Virginia
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Very accessible from metropolitan Washington D.C. area. This is a small ski resort compared to ones in Utah. We went there on three day weekend in January, and it was not as crowded as we thought. We did not wait much for lift, found seats at a restaurant (we went there around 11:15 am). There are two magic carpets, tubing... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Bryce Resort has opened a new downhill mountain biking area. Ride the lift up and enjoy a great down hill ride with jumps, bridges and other wooden features, ramps, and banked turns. There are beginner trails too. Check out the video on the website.

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Winchester, Virginia, United States
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165 reviews 165 reviews
75 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Great little resort tucked back in the mountains near Orkney Springs. Basye has winter sports such as skiing and tubing and summer sports such as grass tubing, zip lining, and more. They have ventured into competitive adventure sports and also offer golf, tennis, and swimming. Lake Laura is lovely and canoeing, kayaking, and swimming are allowed. And there is a... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I remember coming as a child and although the natural snow season has not been the best, my kids loved learning about and seeing the snow making process. We had fun watching the kids learn to ski and fall :-). The slopes were just enough to be exciting but not itimidating.

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Johns Creek, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

When we arrived in VA (12/30/12), there was natural snow on the ground. The ski area also had man made snow. During the week, most of the snow on the ground had melted but the snow on the slopes was still good enough to have fun on. There are two chair lifts but one of them was not running. And... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

Don't come here expecting black diamond trails. It is a fine resort for beginners and intermediates. It is a place you can just turn your kids loose and not worry. They have a new quad which is a line eater.

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