Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Alpine Meadows

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Overall Rating: 3.5

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.9
  • Nightlife
  • 1.8

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 56%
  • Beginner
  • 38%
  • Families
  • 56%
  • Intermediate
  • 56%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 34%
  • Advanced
  • 59%

Helpful Highlights:

From the report, they have a pretty good number of lifts and trails open compared with other ski resorts in the area considering the current we...

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    by Ray - 29th December 2013

    Pros: Reasonable lift-ticket price

    Cons: Trails are in pretty bad shape

    From the report, they have a pretty good number of lifts and trails open compared with other ski resorts in the area considering the current we... Full review

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  • 4


    by vdisesa - 15th January 2013

    Pros: Snow, backcountry, hiking, crowds

    Cons: Small, expensive

    The relatively anonymous little sister to Squaw Valley, Alpine has some awesome hike-to terrain as well as a back bowl system that will keep you making fres... Full review

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  • 4


    by Conn8 - 7th November 2010

    Pros: Sweet terrain, nice runs, more natural terrain

    Cons: Middle of mountain can get crowded, some lifts slow

    One of my favorite mountains when I went to Tahoe. The whole feel of the mountain being natural, little runs were groomed and when u got to the back part t... Full review

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  • 5

    Less crowded than other Tahoe ski areas

    by rhnam - 27th May 2010

    Pros: Not crowded, Fun terrain, Fast lifts

    Cons: None, if you're into undeveloped ski area

    I really like this place. Undeveloped and diverse terrain. I wasn't there on a powder day but it has the potential to be epic with a foot of new snow. Alpin... Full review

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  • 3

    All around average mountain

    by trevork07 - 1st April 2010

    Pros: Fast lifts; good mix of difficulty of runs

    Cons: There's nothing great about the resort...

    The lifts were fast and there was a good diversity in difficulty of runs. Nothing about the resort really grabbed my interest; everything was really averag... Full review

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  • 4

    Kirkwood's Cousin to the North

    by timzheng - 24th March 2010

    Pros: vast terrain, relatively empty

    Cons: not as glitzy

    Although not as off-the-beaten-path as Kirkwood is on the South side, Alpine Meadows nonetheless provides the same "filtered" mountain experience. Wide-open... Full review

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