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

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by Ned Hallinan - 13th December 2006

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    Once you ski "Alta", you don't want to ski anywere else. The area has been known to have a soul, it's a Powderhounds Mecca. I can't say enough of this pla... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 29th November 2006

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    I went to Alta last year in April, and they still had a massive amount of snow. Snowboarders are not allowed which is a plus for most skiers. Alta has a wid... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 28th November 2006

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    I've skied Utah for the last 15 years. my kids learned to ski there! Little Cottonwood canyon and Big are awesome Little Cottonwood has Brighton and Solit... Full review

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  • 3

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by marlerdt - 3rd November 2006

    Pros: Great terrain, easy to get to from Salt Lake

    Cons: Without fresh snow, seemed run of the mill

    I stayed in the Extended Stay in Sandy last Feb(2006) and it was a good if not great experience. It is a 1 minute walk from the bus stop that takes you to b... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by pcskigal - 29th October 2006

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    CLASSIC. Sorry, Boarders, you’re still not welcome. Alta has been about pure, unspoiled skiing since 1938. If you're looking for the groomers, you're in th... Full review

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  • 2

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 4th February 2006

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    I came away from my first experience at Alta somewhat underwhelmed. I am an intermediate that prefers groomed terrain and Alta does not do much grooming. Wh... Full review

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