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Afton Alps

Okay... some weirdness

A review on: Afton Alps
comfortstarr

Pros: Lots of runs, nice terrain parks for the very little ones, good service, location to Mpls.

Cons: Parking lot is a mud pit, expensive

Went on 2/8/16. Snow was kind of sticky as it was around 38 degrees. My wife, a very new skier, at first found it a little steep for learning, but then we located the meadows (?) area and all was good. For boarding there is a lot flat land area that is a pain (but when I switched to boarding, I knew this was something I'd have to deal with).    I'm not sure what they're called, but...
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Cute little family resort
Cute little family resort

Courmayeur

Pros: Reasonable prices, friendly atmosphere, good food and coffee

Cons: Slow lifts, small resort, minimal vertical drop

Should be on every skiers bucket list, however it can be a very frustrating place to visit.
Should be on every skiers bucket list, however it can be a very frustrating place to...

Chamonix

Pros: Potential quality of skiing if weather is just right, views, altitude at highest points, vertical drop, food, atmosphere and history.

Cons: Lack of ski-in ski-out, disjointed ski areas, some old infrastructure, variable weather, outrageous prices, busy and lack of time on snow.

Is what it is
Is what it is
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