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Reviews for Afton Alps

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Afton Alps that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Afton Alps stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Afton Alps review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Afton Alps vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

by: Cobe - 20th February 2019

  • 5
  • 5Beginner
  • 5Intermediate
  • 3Expert
  • 4All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 5Aprés Ski
  • 5Terrain Park
  • 3Overall Value
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It's great because it's part of the Vail Family. They want you to buy an Epic pass, however - it's busy because of the Vail Family. I still go, and will continue to go as an Epic pass holder. If you want locally owned, and cheaper, check out Troll/Welch/Wild. However the investments from Vail are huge on the hill. The snowmaking is far above any other resort, and the # of terrain parks is huge. I'm not a park rider, but appreciate having that many, as it keeps a lot of the kids/young adults in there. So that's a huge benefit for the others.

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  • Tom (12th April 2019)

    I learned to ski here so I'm biased but I think Afton is great for what it is. It has a lot...

  • Cobe (20th February 2019)

    It's great because it's part of the Vail Family. They want you to buy an Epic pass, however - it's busy because...

  • Jo Hlbrk (23rd December 2018)

    Too many people and Terrain parks. Do not recommend. Go to Welch Village instead for longer runs. It’s like 10 mins further...

  • Pat (23rd January 2018)

    I showed up after work to snowboard after a 10 inch snow day and they closed early. Traditionally open until 930 they...

  • Triston Schmalzbauer (31st October 2017)

    I go to Afton Alps nearly every week through my high school, so I see it in lots of different lights. First...

  • jhinessmu (8th February 2017)

    I know skiing in the midwest is a joke but this place really takes it the extra mile, especially since Vail took...

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation