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

    Powder Heaven

    by CoreyD - 11th June 2009

    Pros: Powder and O Snowboarders

    Cons: Only for Snowboarders

    Alta always has the best Powder skiing of any resort I go to. Alta is a true skiers paradise. It is a place of old die hard skiers that seek out the Powde... Full review

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  • 5

    Like Karl Malone, Alta Always Delivers

    by Hobacks427 - 5th May 2009

    Pros: Greatest snow on earth sums it up

    Cons: Only if you're a snowboarder.....

    The best snow on earth coupled with varied terrain and aspects, Alta always produces good to great skiing somewhere in (and around) its borders. The mountai... Full review

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  • 4

    Alta is the BEST!

    by mjnecaise - 26th March 2009

    Pros: Great runs! No lines! Beautiful scenery!

    Cons: Food...

    Alta is skier's heaven! No snowboarders and great runs. The chair lift lines are minimal and the staff is very friendly. All runs, especially the blues, a... Full review

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  • 5

    Fab for intermediate skiiers

    by lkdellatorre - 11th March 2009

    Pros: wide wide lanes, nice staff

    Cons: some blues more like dark blue

    I'm a 'late bloomer' starting skiing >29. Alta is great for those still learning and mastering higher levels. Nice wide and long runs...oh, did I mention NO... Full review

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  • 5

    A True Mountain Escape

    by dubisaweapon - 9th March 2009

    Pros: Awesome Terrain, Throwback Vibe, Friendly Skiers

    Cons: left my gloves at the peruvian :(

    I just got back to NYC this morning on the redeye back from Salt Lake City after three great days of skiing Alta. Obviously I was hoping to ski some powder... Full review

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  • 5

    Great resort

    by nyc_ski - 2nd March 2009


    Cons: none

    Perfect ski resort for all levels of skiing. We booked motel at SLC - South Jordan area. Approx. 30 minutes driving to Alta every day. I bought ski pass ... Full review

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