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

    Perfect Beginner Mountain

    by tsp8 - 26th November 2010

    Pros: Snow plus beautiful sunshine makes for a perfect day trip.

    Cons: Crowds!!!!

    My son and I spent a few days at snowbowl for spring break. I got him lessons on the first day and thats all it took he was on the entire mountain for the r... Full review

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  • 1

    Arizonas Attempt

    by nappahdog - 24th February 2010

    Pros: good for a first timer

    Cons: only good for a first timer

    Snowbowl is where I learned to snowboard, being the closest mountain to me. And being the highest elev. in AZ it has cool views. But the positives end there... Full review

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  • 1

    Just miserable

    by allinaday - 24th February 2010

    Pros: Fairly easy to get to

    Cons: Miserable day

    We made our first trip to Snow Bowl and it was interesting to say the least. The biggest complaint I have is that the so-called lodge is a disgrace! Nothi... Full review

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  • 3

    bargain fun

    by azmedic2007 - 29th January 2010

    Pros: nice runs, challenging, friendly staff

    Cons: slow lifts

    I visited Snowbowl today (friday jan. 29) after a nice powdering of 4". Getting to the resort is a bit tough since traffic in Flagstaff moves at a crawl. ... Full review

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  • 1

    Not Worth the Money

    by wicktwosix - 28th January 2010

    Pros: 3 Hours From Phoenix

    Cons: Lifts, Snow Conditions, Terrain, Crowds

    I Finally got to actually ski at Snowbowl after previously driving there twice only to find out that they were not operating on both of those days due to wh... Full review

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  • 4

    Good to Learn

    by mrosadchuk - 8th December 2009

    Pros: Great to Learn,

    Cons: Slow Lifts, long lines

    This place is a really good place to learn, but the lifts are very slow, I am stoked for them to upgrade them in a couple years. ... Full review

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