Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Alpine Meadows

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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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  • 4

    Good resort for everyone

    by simply^ride - 15th December 2008

    Pros: Terrain, parking and atmosphere

    Cons: Horrible food.

    We where here just for one day, the resorts offers a lot of terrain for everyone to enjoy themselves. The backside of the mountain was closed due to malfunc... 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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  • 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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  • 3

    Alpine Meadows Review

    by FroDog - 24th October 2006

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great ski location.  Here's an inside tip for people who visit and can't bear to leave the beasts at home: Park near the Subway chair... Full review

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  • 3

    Alpine Meadows Review

    by sf boarder - 24th December 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    I just boarded at Alpine on 12/21 and even though only 4 lifts were open - the snow was great and it felt awesome to be on the snow. They opened Summit Cha... 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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