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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  • 4

    Afton Alps Review

    by anonymous_user - 28th February 2008

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    Afton is finally gett'n it. They must have sent the groomers to grooming school. It's better than its been in a long time. They do still have a few chicken ... Full review

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  • 4

    Good Times

    by sdiestler - 10th March 2009

    Pros: Variety

    Cons: short hills

    There is plenty of variety at Afton. Lots of green runs but plenty of blue and black runs to keep you entertained. There are several terrain parks to play a... 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 Brian57 - 25th January 2009

    Pros: Big Area (For Minnesota)

    Cons: Hard To Get Around

    This was my second time skiing in my entire life. As a Florida native and this ski resort being only the third one I have ever been to I thought it was act... Full review

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  • 4

    Afton Alps Review

    by anonymous_user - 28th January 2008

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    whoever the H#$% (ha) thinks afton is the best thinkg they has ever seen needs to get out of MN. Or even to northern MN! Afton is one of the best that is cl... Full review

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  • 4

    Afton Alps Review

    by anonymous_user - 24th February 2007

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    If you're in the Twin cities, Afton is the biggest place around. You have to drive 2.5hours to spirit mtn. to find better. Several terrain parks, and lots... Full review

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