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

    Best resort in the US!!!

    by happyness - 23rd February 2009

    Pros: Powder, blue skies, terrain, hiking

    Cons: none

    Alta is the best place ever. I'm 14 years old and an expert skier. I come out to Alta every year during march and I spend my birthday there. I could neve... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta is amazing! possibly not for everyone though

    by Fud - 23rd February 2009

    Pros: Tons of snow, great people, beautiful, big, well laid out

    Cons: cons are pros in disguise here

    I first visited Alta a couple days ago...we skied Alta and Snowbird on this trip. Alta is perfect for skiers of all abilities..I'm an expert and my girlfri... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Mountain

    by Cynwyd Guy - 22nd February 2009

    Pros: Location, Terrain, Great Place for Experts

    Cons: Lifts can cause some lines

    The perfect neighbor to Snowbird, Alta provides some fantastic expert terrain and some decent intermediate options. There is some hiking involved with a bi... Full review

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  • 5

    Life changing experience....

    by jarrodfu - 13th February 2009

    Pros: Powder, powder, powder; spctacular views; skiers only.

    Cons: None.

    My wife and I ski in upstate NY and Vermont almost every weekend during winters. It was our first time skiing in Utah (8-day skiing there). We went to a few... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Experience

    by safer_66 - 7th February 2009

    Pros: Incredible variety and challenging

    Cons: Car access and lift queues

    I came from UK to confirm that the snow in SLC is FANTASTIC! Alta deserves its reputation. The slopes are varied, challenging and there are no boarders. We ... Full review

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  • 5

    My Kids Love It!

    by MCPG - 5th February 2009

    Pros: No Boarders

    Cons: I Can't Really Think of Any

    We always visit Alta at least once during our annual trip to Utah. This trip we went twice. The weather was just about the worst we've experienced on any ... Full review

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