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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.6
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 34%
  • Beginner
  • 0%
  • Families
  • 14%
  • Intermediate
  • 14%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 23%
  • Advanced
  • 40%

Helpful Highlights:

Great runs up on chair 2, lots of space and usually not very crowded. Backcountry is massive with great runs and great snow. All kinds of terrain from inten...

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  • 5

    Great expert terrain and backcountry

    by David - 18th March 2014

    Pros: Awesome runs and backcountry

    Cons: Not for beginners

    Great runs up on chair 2, lots of space and usually not very crowded. Backcountry is massive with great runs and great snow. All kinds of terrain from inten... Full review

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  • 5

    Very good for advanced riders

    by Tim Anderson - 4th January 2014

    Pros: Steep and Deep, Vast backcountry, untracked powder, Close to Seattle

    Cons: Amenities lacking, long lift lines

    Nestled in the Cascade Mountains. Alpental is one little known secret. Steep runs and deep snow beckon for skiers and boarders alike. Lodge could use some u... Full review

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  • 3

    Good if Your Good

    by Matt McAuley - 8th November 2013

    Pros: Good Snow, Huge Backcountry

    Cons: Not Many Lifts, Small, Crowded on a Weekend

    Alpental is great if you are good and know your way around the back country. Night riding is a lot of fun here. Way better than the other Snoqualmie "summ... Full review

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  • 4

    great local skiing

    by BillyDimlow - 5th March 2011

    Pros: powder, terrain and location

    Cons: overpriced food

    great skiing for a local resort. If you live within 1 hour and about 30 minutes of the place it is definatley worth it. The best by a landslide of all of th... Full review

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  • 3

    Good for Andvanced Riders

    by challettv - 1st March 2011

    Pros: A lot of Terrain for only two lifts

    Cons: Few runs to choose from

    Alpental is great on good snow days. The runs are steep, and you can find good tree skiing, drops, and fresh powder. There isn't much variety in the terrain... Full review

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  • 4

    Its a Crowd

    by rocubr - 16th February 2011

    Pros: steep terrain, close to Seattle,

    Cons: Low elevation, Crowds, Relatively Small

    Alpental is a great place for weekday powder. It's close to Seattle, and it has some killer terrain for experts, especially in the backcountry. However, on ... Full review

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