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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  • 4

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 19th February 2007

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    Alta is for Skiers. Period. That should never change. To the Bro that's skied everywhere in the four corners, dude get a clue. You claim there are bad snowb... Full review

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  • 4

    all about skiing

    by Polekat914 - 18th December 2011

    Pros: terrain, short lines, tight focus on skiing

    Cons: none if you're a skiier, not much to do in the evenings

    Skiied for 2 days. No snowboarders allowed. Employees were friendly & helpful. Decent amount of snow for the early season. Lots of terrain variety.... Full review

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  • 4

    Skiers only

    by nxston08 - 9th December 2009

    Pros: skier only,tree skiing,no frills

    Cons: Lousy website, locals think they own the place

    Great mountain for skiers only. You don't have to worry about snowboarders scraping the snow off the mountain along wiith their crazy antics. Excellent tr... Full review

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  • 4

    Alta is the BEST!

    by mjnecaise - 26th March 2009

    Pros: Great runs! No lines! Beautiful scenery!

    Cons: Food...

    Alta is skier's heaven! No snowboarders and great runs. The chair lift lines are minimal and the staff is very friendly. All runs, especially the blues, a... Full review

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  • 4

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 26th December 2007

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    I went to Alta 2 years ago, both Alta and Snow bird are terrific places, Alta has expert terrain so I would not consider it a family place. I did notice in... Full review

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  • 3

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by marlerdt - 3rd November 2006

    Pros: Great terrain, easy to get to from Salt Lake

    Cons: Without fresh snow, seemed run of the mill

    I stayed in the Extended Stay in Sandy last Feb(2006) and it was a good if not great experience. It is a 1 minute walk from the bus stop that takes you to b... Full review

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