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Afton Alps Reviews

Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Afton Alps

Planning a ski trip to Afton Alps? 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 Afton Alps 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 Afton Alps review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
  • 3.1

Our overall star rating is not based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.7
  • Intermediate
  • 3.1
  • Expert
  • 2.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.6
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Nightlife
  • 2
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.3
  • Value
  • 3.8

44 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (11)
  • 25
  • 4 Star Reviews (16)
  • 36
  • 3 Star Reviews (11)
  • 25
  • 2 Star Reviews (1)
  • 2
  • 1 Star Reviews (5)
  • 11

Helpful Highlights:

I know skiing in the midwest is a joke but this place really takes it the extra mile, especially since Vail took over. They apparently will not make snow a...

  • 3.1

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  • 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 over. They apparently will not make snow a...

  • Tj Stauffer (10th September 2016)

    Firsts of all, the price NEEDS to come down, otherwise Afton is going to have a lot of unhappy customers. I have received season passes at afton and have be...

  • Joe ( 3rd January 2016)

    Park caters to skiers. Im a snowboarder and was excited to try it out but was very disappointed. Map showed more terrain but there was only one over packed ...

  • sean’s iPhone (29th November 2015)

    It's was opening weekend, while snow wasn't perfect we still had a blast. ...

  • 3934400 (26th December 2014)

    It is a very good place to ski for families and intermediate skiers who are starting to try the terrain park....

  • nathanielwescott (16th November 2014)

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