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 Ski Area Review

    by jrhmd53 - 27th February 2008

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    I'm a longtime altaholic. The mountain's worst days are as good as the best days at some resorts, and I've never seen "black ice" at Alta. Every view is w... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by blgtnbuilder - 8th March 2008

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    Cons:

    For 30 years Alta has been our ski choice, I have been all over the west and Alta keeps suprsing me. Our trips each season last 7 to 8 days of hard advance... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by fonixmunkee - 16th April 2008

    Pros: Challenging terrain, great skiing vibe, terriffic snow conditions

    Cons: May scare of less-experienced skiers

    Alta: my favorite place in the world. Although on the grand scale of things, I’m little more than the equivalent of a newbie in the face of the amazing ter... 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

    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

    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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