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


    by Jason chambers - 29th December 2010

    Pros: snow, terain.

    Cons: none

    This is probable the best resort I’ve EVER been to its amazing but i would only recommend it for advanced skiers because snowboarding is not allowed and its... Full review

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  • 5

    Fantastic skiing!!

    by pengowin - 22nd February 2011

    Pros: Great snow, no boarders!!

    Cons: Too far from Central Kentucky

    I'm an intermediate at best. I was told to stick to greens because they were even tough. Not at all!! After a couple greens, the blues were easy (I'm stil... Full review

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  • 5

    Powder Heaven

    by CoreyD - 11th June 2009

    Pros: Powder and O Snowboarders

    Cons: Only for Snowboarders

    Alta always has the best Powder skiing of any resort I go to. Alta is a true skiers paradise. It is a place of old die hard skiers that seek out the Powde... Full review

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  • 5

    ALTA is about the snow & terrain. What else matters?

    by Sheeela - 15th June 2009

    Pros: Tree Skiing, back-country experience

    Cons: Supreme closes in April! But the snow is still falling!

    Alta delivers every year, year. I've been skiing Alta for 4 years, now. It's all about the snow, the quality of snow, the amount of snow and how often it fa... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 6th March 2008



    Alta is a great place to ski for people of all levels. I'm an expert skier and enjoy the diamonds and trees....Alta has tons of this stuff. Some incredibl... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Experience

    by safer_66 - 7th February 2009

    Pros: Incredible variety and challenging

    Cons: Car access and lift queues

    I came from UK to confirm that the snow in SLC is FANTASTIC! Alta deserves its reputation. The slopes are varied, challenging and there are no boarders. We ... Full review

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