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: 3.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • 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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  • 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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  • 5

    Alpine Meadows Review

    by jmarche123 - 28th December 2007

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    Alpine is a true skiers mountain. Unlike Northstar and Heavenly, it is a no frills resort, and has no apres ski or village to speak of. However, Alpine and ... Full review

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  • 5

    Great resort!

    by ski_hike - 1st November 2008

    Pros: Varied terrain

    Cons: Weather can be nasty; crowded on weekends

    Great area, lots of snow. I love Wolverine Bowl, and the HIgh Yellow area. Spent many great days with my snowboarder son here, so I rate it as family frie... Full review

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  • 5

    Alpine Meadows Review

    by anonymous_user - 29th March 2008

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    We always have so much fun at Alpine. The terrain is good, the trails are long and clearly marked. Alpine is not too crowded. There is a "family" area which... Full review

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  • 5

    Alpine is for lovers.

    by Andisoss - 25th October 2009

    Pros: No lift lines, free for military, best ski school.

    Cons: No Half Pipe, no on-site lodging. Lazy ski bums everywhere! (kidding!)

    Alpine Meadows is a local favorite for a good reason. It has amazing snow, terrain types for all levels, short lift lines and the IMHO the best ski school i... Full review

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  • 5

    Alpine Meadows Review

    by anonymous_user - 31st January 2008

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    They always have good snow. There lift tickets are cheaper than almost all the other large resorts in the area. They are run very efficiently safely and y... Full review

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