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

    by Paige D - 23rd October 2013

    Pros: snow, terrain, layout of chairlifts, access

    Cons: none

    Skied here for the last 20 years, loved every minute of it.... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Snow - Basic Services which is fine!

    by ebs0712 - 15th March 2013

    Pros: Best Snow, No Boarders

    Cons: Non

    Great Skiing at a throw-back area. Services are basic but that is Alta's style.... Full review

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  • 5

    alta

    by neverbummer - 25th July 2009

    Pros: good powder, fun terrain

    Cons: over aggressive locals who think they are cool

    This place is sweet. Alta has tons of unique terrain to get eric pollard on. There are a ton of gaps, tree taps, and cliffs to get your extreme on. The ... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 11th January 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    By far Alta is my favorite. Mountain is so deep you need to ride three or four lifts to get to the back. Utah definitely has the best snow- light and fluff... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski here

    by xtian117 - 22nd October 2010

    Pros: Snow quality, steeps and tree

    Cons: If you hate champagne powder, don't ski here

    Well, Alta is simply amazing. Mid-April, 65º in Salt Lake City, 14 inches of Utah pow up in the Little Cottonwood Canyon. Unreal. Great steeps and some nice... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta

    by Beth Novicki - 17th March 2014

    Pros: everything

    Cons: none

    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... Full review

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