Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Alpine Valley Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.5

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 51
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 42%
  • Beginner
  • 44%
  • Families
  • 56%
  • Intermediate
  • 49%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 44%
  • Advanced
  • 29%

Helpful Highlights:

Well run hill that is approx 35 min SouthWest of Milwaukee. They have great snow making capacity with approx 120 snow guns! If its cold, they're making sn...

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  • 4

    Best ski resort south of Madison, in the midwest

    by ChiSkier - 28th August 2009

    Pros: Close to chicago, great terrain park, descent verical

    Cons: mogul run

    This is a great place to come from Chicago. It has the best terrain in southern wisconsin, besides Devil's Head and Cascade. It has plenty of runs for beg... Full review

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  • 4

    Fun place to go

    by davidlau123 - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Lots of variety, tree lined runs, some fast lifts

    Cons: Some older, slower lifts

    I really like Alpine Valley. Of the places close to Chicago-land, this is my favorite. The have conveyor belts for the beginners (several of them in diffe... Full review

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  • 4

    Good Hill

    by snowguy7 - 15th February 2009

    Pros: Steep, and Great Scenery

    Cons: Short runs, icy

    Great place to go for beginners to intermediates I'd say. It is very close to Chicago, and I would definitely check it out... Full review

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  • 5

    Alpine Valley is worth visiting and skiing

    by saludares - 1st February 2009

    Pros: Great Slopes for skiing and snowboarding.

    Cons: Crowded during comfortable temperature around 30F

    I really believe this is a great place to learn skiing, practice skiing, and do a lot of tricks with snowboarding. Its got magic carpet for the beginners wh... Full review

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  • 1

    Not worth the drive from Chicago

    by subsonik - 29th January 2009

    Pros: Steep (but very short) runs.

    Cons: Icey, Crowded on weekends, only 1 lift during the week, poor conditions almost always

    Unless you're standing on top of Alpine Valley during or immediately after a major snow storm, expect icey conditions and some of the worst man made snow. D... Full review

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  • 3

    It's the OK place.

    by escaflowne - 28th January 2009

    Pros: close from Chicago

    Cons: runs are short.

    Here's the 2nd closest ski resort from Chicago, and it's worth the extra driving up from/passing the Wilmot (25-30 mins). I kind of like black runs, but t... Full review

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