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

    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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  • 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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  • 4

    Arizona Snowbowl Review

    by anonymous_user - 10th January 2007



    Arizona Snowbowl is absolutely the best place in the southwest to have fun in the snow. There is terrain for begginers and experts alike. I have 3 small chi... Full review

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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

    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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  • 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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