Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Afton Alps

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Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 31%
  • Beginner
  • 41%
  • Families
  • 59%
  • Intermediate
  • 47%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 22%
  • Advanced
  • 25%

Helpful Highlights:

Since the resort was purchased by Vail Resorts they have lived up to the promise of the out west experience here in Minnesota. High prices, employee's that ...

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    Afton Alps Review

    by Iowa skier - 24th January 2008

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    I have skiied Afton a hand full of times. It is certainly convenient to the Twin Cities. Also for those coming from the South, Afton offers more than Whelch... Full review

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  • 5

    Afton Alps Review

    by anonymous_user - 10th January 2008

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    First time at Afton was last weekend. We are new to the area. When we got there it was really crowded, but we never had to wait and the snow was great. The... Full review

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  • 4

    Afton Alps Review

    by anonymous_user - 9th January 2008

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    I went skiing at Afton Alps for the first time today (Wednesday). Actually, it was for a field trip at our school. We took a skiing class. As a snowboarder... Full review

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  • 4

    Afton Alps Review

    by fonixmunkee - 28th December 2007

    Pros: A great little resort for locals from the Twin Cities

    Cons: The ticket process is terrible

    I skied Afton Alps for the first time ever over the weekend. The weather was down right chilly, but the conditions were great...over 4" of fresh snow on to... Full review

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  • 5

    Afton Alps Review

    by anonymous_user - 27th December 2007

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    We hit the alps yesterday they had a bunch of pro riders there in their park hitting stuff and showing kids how to ride rails and get air it was way cool ... Full review

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  • 3

    Afton Alps Review

    by anonymous_user - 14th December 2007

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    over the years I havn't seen much improvement with afton. I go there often and being a snowboarder I expect at least a halfway decent terrain park. But, e... Full review

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