Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Alta Ski Area

Planning a ski trip to Alta Ski Area? 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 Alta Ski Area 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 Alta Ski Area 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.

Overall Rating: 4.1

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 63
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 72%
  • Beginner
  • 18%
  • Families
  • 53%
  • Intermediate
  • 64%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 67%
  • Advanced
  • 71%

Helpful Highlights:

We lived in Holladay for a few years. Visited most ski areas but always I mean ALWAYS returned to Alta. Never any attitude, just altitude!. Who needs nite l...

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  • 5

    Trip Saver

    by FredG - 30th January 2010

    Pros: Great Snow, varied terrain friendly staff

    Cons: None as far as I’m concerned

    After skiing 2 days of so-so snow and visibility at Snowbird on my first trip to Utah decided to take the bus from the Cliff Lodge and give Alta a try with ... Full review

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  • 5

    Winter wonderland

    by bjarvis - 26th January 2010

    Pros: Terrain, Snowfall, layout, price

    Cons: Crowds, skiers only

    Alta is the classic challenge. I really do love this mountain. It is set up absolutely perfectly. A wonderful combination of steeps and cruisers and wide op... Full review

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  • 5

    skiers only!!!!!!!!!!

    by Adele - 24th January 2010

    Pros: nice wide groomed runs, skiers only

    Cons: none

    we had a great time in alta, the runs were wide and groomed and clearly marked, we liked it so much we went back for more... Full review

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  • 4

    Skiers only

    by nxston08 - 9th December 2009

    Pros: skier only,tree skiing,no frills

    Cons: Lousy website, locals think they own the place

    Great mountain for skiers only. You don't have to worry about snowboarders scraping the snow off the mountain along wiith their crazy antics. Excellent tr... Full review

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  • 5


    by neverbummer - 25th July 2009

    Pros: good powder, fun terrain

    Cons: over aggressive locals who think they are cool

    This place is sweet. Alta has tons of unique terrain to get eric pollard on. There are a ton of gaps, tree taps, and cliffs to get your extreme on. The ... Full review

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  • 5

    ALTA is about the snow & terrain. What else matters?

    by Sheeela - 15th June 2009

    Pros: Tree Skiing, back-country experience

    Cons: Supreme closes in April! But the snow is still falling!

    Alta delivers every year, year. I've been skiing Alta for 4 years, now. It's all about the snow, the quality of snow, the amount of snow and how often it fa... Full review

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