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
  • 3.2
  • 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 always

    by A. cooper - 22nd January 2009

    Pros: Deep powder

    Cons: road closings

    This is a old school ski hill! Super terrain, great people. Best to hit this during the weekdays as gets a bit crowded on the lower lifts during prime time.... Full review

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  • 4

    11 year old perspective

    by horselover61 - 19th January 2009

    Pros: They had great snow and good lifts

    Cons: It was too windy on the Sugarloaf chair

    Alta is a very fun ski resort. Out of every area I've been to, I'd say Alta was the fourth best one. The Supreme chair was my favorite part of my trip to Al... Full review

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  • 5

    Rolls Royce of World Snow

    by angelino - 25th December 2008

    Pros: Greatest Snow On Earth!!!

    Cons: None, if you're into skiing

    Utah's bragging rights to the Greatest Snow On Earth is no joke right now. It just doesn't get any better, and Alta is the Cream of the Cream.... Full review

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  • 5

    Best of the West

    by CoreyD - 22nd December 2008

    Pros: Always great snow and terrain, and No Boarders

    Cons: None

    Each year the area always gets better. They have amazing terrain and even on its busiest days there are very few problems with number of people due to the ... Full review

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  • 5


    by caswellmax - 16th December 2008

    Pros: no riders, great terrain, friendly people

    Cons: nothing really

    this was an amazing place to ski, the snow was great and it was a nice change to have no riders on the slopes i never realized how much of a difference it m... Full review

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  • 5


    by waldrtj0 - 4th December 2008

    Pros: best powder in the west

    Cons: none

    I've been to Steamboat, Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler, and Jackson Hole... Alta is BY FAR the best. There is always fresh powder and the fact that there are ... Full review

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