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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  • 5

    first time skiing

    by chrisvw - 1st January 2011

    Pros: nice location, lots of snow, nice people, nice lifts and scenery

    Cons: only one beginner area,

    first time skiing for both of us and was an amazing and unforgettable experience, the lifts scared us at first and getting back up off the skis after a fall... Full review

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  • 4

    its close

    by hempland - 31st December 2010

    Pros: close to phoenix.decent trails and park

    Cons: parking,slow lifts

    cant complain only 2hrs from home and it has snow in arizona! the resort is decent not very large but i still love the place.... Full review

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  • 3

    its ok

    by bt3 - 30th December 2010

    Pros: slow , crowded

    Cons: good service

    Snowbowl is slow lifts,crowded,and good service though.I dont like how you have to get of your snowboard or ski,and walk all the way to the bunnyhills it sh... Full review

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  • 3

    prettiest mountain in Arizona

    by abegold - 28th December 2010

    Pros: terrrain, natural snow in wet years

    Cons: lift lines, wind

    Terrain here is very good and the views are great. As it's a volcanic peak it's beautiful and has very good steeps. The lift lines here are the worst, anyw... Full review

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  • 3

    My Home Town Resort

    by bdegomez - 22nd December 2010

    Pros: Good Tree Skiing

    Cons: 3 Lifts

    Snowbowl definatly lacks in a lot of areas but makes up in others. Due to it only having 3 lifts, 4 if you include a tow rope for the kids, it gets crowded,... Full review

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  • 4


    by backbowlveteran - 28th November 2010

    Pros: good bargain, well maintained

    Cons: slow lifts, late opening day

    Snowbowl is my home resort and is a good place to spend the say skiing or boarding. However, it's lifts are slow, and the road to get to Snowbowl usually ha... Full review

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