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

    One of the best

    by sledbred - 20th February 2013

    Pros: Snow quality, terrain, proximity to airport, value

    Cons: Wish it were bigger so it didn't get tracked out so fast

    Alta is one of those iconic ski areas that must be experienced, preferably on a powder day or better yet interlodge! There's terrain for every level althoug... Full review

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  • 4

    All about skiing

    by Polekat914 - 17th January 2013

    Pros: terrain variety, snowfall, short lines

    Cons: little nightlife, 4x4 or chain road access at times

    Alta is a skiers only mountain that's true to their advertisement. No boarders, basic lifts, lots of terrain variety (especially off trail), lots of snow, ... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Place Ever!

    by lnovack22 - 14th April 2012

    Pros: no snowboarders

    Cons: none

    Great place, love the snow. Too bad they didnt have a racecouse but i loved it. It isnt that expensive... Full review

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  • 5

    The Best Skiing On Earth

    by TheSkier7 - 5th March 2012

    Pros: Skiing great groomed or Powder.

    Cons: Nothing

    Skiing is brilliant and there is snow ALL the time. The bowls are amazing especially devils castle and the groomed runs are great! SugarLoaf lift is the bes... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta is for Skiers

    by runner/skier - 1st March 2012

    Pros: Scenery, Atmosphere, Snow, Steep Terrain

    Cons: Not the Biggest nor the Fanciest

    Sooner or later, everyone comes across an "Alta is for Skiers" bumper sticker plastered on the back of someone's 4x4. You even see them in the East, where I... Full review

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  • 4

    all about skiing

    by Polekat914 - 18th December 2011

    Pros: terrain, short lines, tight focus on skiing

    Cons: none if you're a skiier, not much to do in the evenings

    Skiied for 2 days. No snowboarders allowed. Employees were friendly & helpful. Decent amount of snow for the early season. Lots of terrain variety.... Full review

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