Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Alpine Meadows

Planning a ski trip to Alpine Meadows? 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 Alpine Meadows 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 Alpine Meadows 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: 3.5

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 onthenow.com 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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  • 1

    Dissapointed

    by Ray - 29th December 2013

    Pros: Reasonable lift-ticket price

    Cons: Trails are in pretty bad shape

    From the onthenow.com 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

    Hiking

    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

    Wow!

    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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