Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Afton Alps

Planning a ski trip to Afton Alps? 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 Afton Alps 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 Afton Alps review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
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A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.7
  • Intermediate
  • 3
  • Advanced/Expert
  • 2.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.5
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski
  • 1.6
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.6
  • Overall Value
  • 3.4

Helpful Highlights:

Park caters to skiers. Im a snowboarder and was excited to try it out but was very disappointed. Map showed more terrain but there was only one over packed ...

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  • David (16th December 2013)

    I was pleasantly surprised by Afton Alps. The vertical is short, but they groom everything well, there's plenty of snow, the staff is nice, and there are a...

  • snowtuber (10th February 2013)

    The tubing hills at Afton Alps are a lot of fun but you go down them very fast and when you get to the bottom, all you have is a fence with these bags full ...

  • focker (16th January 2013)

    If your like me and live in the east side of the Twin Cities then Afton is about the best you can do in the metro area. Welch may be better overall (debat...

  • MNSkier97 ( 5th January 2013)

    Afton Alps, a ski area located about 25 minutes from the Twin Cities is often very busy for a Minnesota ski area. I do like the run variety though. My favor...

  • Mark Pitsch (11th February 2012)

    Afton in my opinion is the best ski resort in Minnesota and is a great place to ski with friends. I have been there about 5/6 weekends including yesterday, ...

  • Kim (26th February 2011)

    Afton is a good ski hill, but not great. The Alps are steep but very short, and the Highlands are longer but very narrow and the runs intersect in many pla...

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