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 HalfCentury - 20th January 2007

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    I LOVE Alta! The powder is GREAT...the lack of snowboarders is heavenly and the old school ambiance is wonderful. Alta always gets more snow than it's clo... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by jen - 6th March 2007

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    Alta is definitely all about the skiing. On powder days, it can't be beat. Much of the mountain is ungroomed, so be prepared for powder and/or bumps dependi... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by fonixmunkee - 22nd March 2007

    Pros: Alta is for skiers only

    Cons: It's in Utah and I'm in Wisconsin

    Alta is my favorite place to ski in the U.S. There it is, I said it. It's a combination of things, mostly, but it's one huge overarching thing that allo... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by govey80 - 11th January 2008

    Pros: Powder, Steep, Hikable terrain, One of the best resorts anywhere.

    Cons: It's perfect.

    I skied Alta on January 1st and 2nd this year. Wow! Amazing amount and quality of challenging accessible terrain. I was lucky enough to enter the avalanc... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by funmegg - 18th January 2008

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    I grew up skiing Alta over the holidays with my family. Beautiful mountain, best skiing in the west. Its in a National Forest, and is family owned. You won'... 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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