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. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.
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  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.8
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • Aprés Ski
  • 1.6
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.7
  • Overall Value

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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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  • 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...

  • Derek (23rd January 2011)

    Afton Alps is very busy and pricey. Good terrain park. The snow is very average. Food is good yet expensive. Good grooming and greasy lifts....

  • Sam (10th November 2009)

    Afton is by far the closest area to the cities worth going to. Hy and and buck hill are jokes in my opinion. The terrain is decent at afton. There are som...

  • sdiestler (10th March 2009)

    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...

  • Brian (25th January 2009)

    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...

  • anonymous_user (28th February 2008)

    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 ...

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