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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  • 4

    No snowboarders but beware of locals

    by TomTahoe - 4th March 2011

    Pros: No snowboarder packed powder

    Cons: bullying locals

    I live and ski Lake Tahoe so I looked forward to ski at Alta where no snowboarders are allowed; in Tahoe the wide boards especially on beginners who leave 3... Full review

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  • 4

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by fonixmunkee - 20th February 2008

    Pros: Tons of terrain, terrific snow, great old-school vibe

    Cons: If you don't like traversing for fresh snow...

    Alta remains one of my favorite places to ski in the continent. It's got tons of terrain, terrific snow, and a great vibe. This feeling was no different... Full review

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  • 4

    As expected - great

    by jim8588 - 2nd March 2010

    Pros: Great snow

    Cons: parking limited

    Went on Sunday 2-21-2010. Crowded in the lodges and parking, but not on the hill. Was snowing all day, fresh powder was great. Many challenging runs with a ... Full review

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  • 4

    Alta's free-after-three-program is a great start to a skiing vacation

    by fonixmunkee - 18th February 2011

    Pros: Snow, terrain, no snowboarders

    Cons: None

    We usually fly into Salt Lake for our yearly pillgrimage to the Wasatch early enough to take advantage of Park City's QuickStart...a program that lets you s... Full review

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  • 4

    All about skiing

    by Polekat914 - 17th January 2013

    Pros: terrain variety, snowfall, short lines

    Cons: little nightlife, 4x4 or chain road access at times

    Alta is a skiers only mountain that's true to their advertisement. No boarders, basic lifts, lots of terrain variety (especially off trail), lots of snow, ... Full review

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  • 4

    11 year old perspective

    by horselover61 - 19th January 2009

    Pros: They had great snow and good lifts

    Cons: It was too windy on the Sugarloaf chair

    Alta is a very fun ski resort. Out of every area I've been to, I'd say Alta was the fourth best one. The Supreme chair was my favorite part of my trip to Al... Full review

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