Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Afton Alps

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • 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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  • 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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  • 3

    Snow tubing hills fun but dangerous at the bottom

    by snowtuber - 10th February 2013

    Pros: Six awesome hills to chose from

    Cons: Very poor way of stopping at the bottom of the hills

    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 ... Full review

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  • 3

    Afton Alps Review

    by anonymous_user - 2nd March 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    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.... Full review

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  • 3

    Afton Alps is....OK

    by Doodski - 22nd October 2008

    Pros: Huge

    Cons: Short Runs, Difficult to get around.

    I have always liked Afton, but not loved it. It's big, but overall the runs are short. It takes quite a bit to get from one side to the other unless you lik... Full review

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  • 2

    Okay if Not For Greasy Lifts

    by gregarious - 17th December 2009

    Pros: Decent Run Variety

    Cons: Not worth the dry cleaning

    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... Full review

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  • 1

    Poor food service!

    by Laura N - 30th January 2010

    Pros: There are none

    Cons: LONG waits!

    We have been coming to Afton for over 10 years. The food service in the bar area is a DISASTER!! One cook, one bartender and 20 people in line. The manage... Full review

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