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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  • 1

    Don't Bother Going! Not worth the drive!

    by azgto - 6th March 2012

    Pros: None

    Cons: Hardly any snow, rocks/dirt showing everywhere. Very Icey

    I drove up here today from Gilbert, AZ and on their site they advertise they still have snow. To our surprise there was hardly any snow, dirt and rocks were... Full review

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  • 1

    yikes! just as bad as you've heard...

    by frank puma - 13th February 2012


    Cons: parking, slow lifts, expensive, rocks, grass, debris, noob city

    i don't know who in their right mind would give this dump a five star review. must be snowbowl's management. the negative reviews of this place are right o... Full review

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  • 4

    Better than everyone has been saying

    by roberino - 5th January 2012

    Pros: Decent trails, considering the snow

    Cons: No powder :(

    We were nearly put off by the negative reviews on here, but we decided to go up and have a look and found that the majority of groomers were covered with no... Full review

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  • 2

    Hey, it's a place to go

    by sjsilver - 13th December 2011

    Pros: Excellent bunny slope, good instructors

    Cons: over-crowded, long lines, slow lifts, short runs

    If you dont live in phoenix or Flagstaff, i wouldn't do it. It's seriously just a place to go. Not horrible because it's still snow and 'vacation', but all ... Full review

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  • 4

    AZ's Best Terrain

    by dabbott09 - 2nd November 2011

    Pros: Excellent tree skiing, giant beginner area, steep terrain, powder days

    Cons: Slow lifts, lines on weekends

    Snowbowl has the best terrain in AZ, hands down. For beginners, the Hart Prairie area is one of the best places to learn to ski or snowboard with its long, ... Full review

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  • 3

    Worth a Try!!

    by gma1970 - 5th January 2011

    Pros: Terrain, Setting

    Cons: Infrastructure

    Went to Phoenix for the Fiesta Bowl (Outcome poor, Party great) and paid attention to the dumping going on at the Snowbowl, so, had to check it out. Anybody... Full review

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