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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  • anonymous_user (14th December 2007)

    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...

  • anonymous_user ( 2nd March 2007)

    Afton is big, but not tall. In fact, I think Buck Hill has a higher vertical drop. It is difficult, especially on a board to get from one side to the other....

  • anonymous_user (17th February 2007)

    Been skiing and riding Afton for about 7 years, Welch before that. For the money its Afton for the terrain it's Welch. For atmosphere it's afton at least th...

  • filterban (10th November 2006)

    Afton's the best area within 15 miles of the Twin Cities. It's usually crowded but it has decent variety and decent size. The grooming usually isn't that ...

  • gregarious (17th December 2009)

    Overall, this place could have been above average for the greater Minneapolis area. However, the absence of some type of very simple grease guard at each t...

  • Keith Roska (15th January 2014)

    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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