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

    Best resort in the US!!!

    by happyness - 23rd February 2009

    Pros: Powder, blue skies, terrain, hiking

    Cons: none

    Alta is the best place ever. I'm 14 years old and an expert skier. I come out to Alta every year during march and I spend my birthday there. I could neve... Full review

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  • 5

    dhay

    by dhay - 24th December 2010

    Pros: great snow, beautiful, good food

    Cons: Takes forever to get from one base to the other

    Alta is the most beautiful mountain I have skied at. It has good food compared to most areas and also no lift lines.the area has an efficient lift system an... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Powder

    by ztt94 - 2nd May 2011

    Pros: Deep powder

    Cons: No snowboarding

    My family and I went up to Alta a few weeks ago and found it really family friendly and great Utah powder.... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 16th February 2007

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    ALTA is the BEST. Period. This place rocks. NO BOARDERS. I read the review of a border claiming to be an expert and that Alta was lame. Yeah well boarders h... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 16th February 2007

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    I am from colorado and I have relatives in salt lake, I have been to almost every mountain in the 4 corners states, excluding the ski only mountains. Yes ... Full review

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  • 5

    Fab for intermediate skiiers

    by lkdellatorre - 11th March 2009

    Pros: wide wide lanes, nice staff

    Cons: some blues more like dark blue

    I'm a 'late bloomer' starting skiing >29. Alta is great for those still learning and mastering higher levels. Nice wide and long runs...oh, did I mention NO... Full review

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