Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Alpental

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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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    Alpental Review

    by Milda - 3rd December 2006

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    I, personally, snowboard. I learned how to board up at Alpental, and although it is a tough mountain on a beginner I believe it is the best place to start. ... Full review

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  • 3

    Alpental Review

    by anhillx - 21st December 2006

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    I think the quote 'fun, but funny' wraps it up. Really like the lower chair for nice carvey turns on hardpack. You gotta get thru the ice bumped hourglass... Full review

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    Alpental Review

    by anhillx - 27th December 2006

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    Alpental's on fire! Hit it Fri, Sun, and today now. No reason to go anywhere else. BK open Fri and clear weather made for Pinapple Pass runs into Stokes.... Full review

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  • 2

    Hap-hazard operation

    by bbbooth - 31st March 2010

    Pros: Two steep runs

    Cons: It's taken 42 years to get some decent ggrooming.

    Maintanence of rest rooms remains awful as in smelly. Food is WAY overpriced for the quality offered. Intermediate lift (called #3) almost never runs, thoug... Full review

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  • 2

    Unbelievable Safety Issues

    by indispenceable - 11th January 2009

    Pros: Close to Seattle

    Cons: Awful hill maintenance

    STAY AWAY UNTIL THEY GET SOME SNOW and even then think twice! I know they've had some pretty harsh weather, but on Friday night Jan 9, I saw at least 5 hug... Full review

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  • 2

    Alpental Review

    by anonymous_user - 3rd February 2008

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    Alpentals overall attitude is lame. The locals are hostile and quick to cut you off. The snow is always heavy and the hidden rocks are quick to land you in ... Full review

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