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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  • 4

    Alpine Meadows Review

    by hifi - 4th January 2009

    Pros: Terrain, Cheaper Lifte Tickets, Less Crowded

    Cons: High winds can close Summit Six chair.

    Alpine is definitely one of my favorite resorts in Lake Tahoe. It's got a local feel with a modern lift system. The trail map doesn't do the place justice... Full review

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  • 4

    Alpine is fine!

    by gwiffie - 26th December 2006

    Pros: Great views, nice staff

    Cons: windy!

    Hooray! Finally some snow in Tahoe! From onthesnow.com reports, it looked like Alpine Meadows got the most white stuff, so headed up there Friday. The top o... Full review

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  • 4

    Alpine Meadows Review

    by govey80 - 14th December 2007

    Pros: Excellent terrain - varied and challenging, Hikable bowls, Not a 'Scene'

    Cons: Not very big

    Fantastic tahoe ski area. While it is not as expansive or hyped up as Squaw or Heavenly, it does the important things correctly. Diverse and challenging t... Full review

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  • 4

    Alpine Meadows Review

    by oldcruiser - 25th January 2008

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    We skied as 4 over 50 cruisers and loved the mountain and the feel of the resort. The blues were a little short in comparison to others but plenty of space ... Full review

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  • 4

    Alpine Meadows Review

    by anonymous_user - 20th May 2007

    Pros:

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    Alpine Meadows has a number of excellent pistes. Even better is Sherwood Bowl: oh man great spring skiing, but only early in the morning because it is close... 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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