Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Arizona Snowbowl

Planning a ski trip to Arizona Snowbowl? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Arizona Snowbowl stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Arizona Snowbowl review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 51
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 40%
  • Beginner
  • 38%
  • Families
  • 44%
  • Intermediate
  • 42%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 35%
  • Advanced
  • 23%

Helpful Highlights:

The Snowbowl is a small ski area with big Mtn potential. When the snow is on the ground this place rocks! And just like other resorts when the snow isn't on...

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  • 4

    The new has made the skiing really good in the past 4 days

    by Chad Stone - 5th February 2014

    Pros: Great tree lines, good bump runs, easy access to the backcountry

    Cons: Slow lifts and high elevation with windy days

    The Snowbowl is a small ski area with big Mtn potential. When the snow is on the ground this place rocks! And just like other resorts when the snow isn't on... Full review

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  • 4

    Arizona Snow Bowl

    by Marko Boyko - 15th December 2013

    Pros: Killer Vertical Runs

    Cons: Slow Lifts

    I've been going to Snow Bowl for years and I had to post something when I read the terrible INCORRECT BS someone posted about them using "sewer snow" and ma... Full review

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  • 2

    the worst lift lines

    by Abe Gold - 28th November 2013

    Pros: good terrain steeps

    Cons: lift lines of 1/2 an hour are daily, wind

    I learned to ski here but won't return until there's a new lift as the lines are just that terrible. Rather drive 11 hours to Colorado than 5 to Snowbowl an... Full review

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  • 1

    Arizona Snowbowl

    by JR Murrow - 26th November 2013

    Pros: None

    Cons: Poop Snow

    I went up and watched them blow sewer snow on the mountain. It was yellow and disgusting looking. The saddest part is they blew it where all the kids learn ... Full review

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  • 4

    Going, going......

    by h1gill - 28th March 2013

    Pros: Great high on the mountain, no lines

    Cons: Lower down the snow very "spring" and going fast

    Was up there Wed the 27th of March, fantastic last day to my season. Snow is hard towards the summit, great if you stay high (ridge to tiger or blackjack). ... Full review

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  • 2

    Snowbowl is great for Arizonians but wont impress anyone else

    by huskerpeak - 5th July 2012

    Pros: Location, Friendly Staff

    Cons: Mountain Size, Variety, Chair lift lines, # of lifts

    I might be being to tough on Snowbowl, but I feel like it has so much potential. Lets start with the location/mountain. It is just northwest of Flagstaff AZ... Full review

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