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Terrain Parks - Alpine Valley

Rider's Guide

Alpine Valley is one of the biggest resorts you can find in Southeastern Wisconsin. The Alpine Valley snowboarding resort offers 90 acres of skiable terrain, with the longest run of 3,000 feet. The top of the mountain is at 1,260 feet, while the bottom is at 1,020 feet. The vertical drop is 388 feet, making it the largest drop in southern Wisconsin.

Parks and Pipes

To start, hit up the Alpine Valley Facebook page. Throughout the season, they post updates on terrain park features, snow reports, and night skiing. If you hit the Broadway area, you can enjoy some great free styling. There you'll find a staircase rail, a 30-foot flat rail, 10-foot flat rail, 45-foot up rail, mail box rail, and a jump with 15-foot table top. On Shelter, you'll find a 15-foot pipe rail, three 20-foot table tops, a 25-foot rail, and a quarter pipe with tire. The smallest of the three terrain parks, Alpine, features a roller line that is the length of the hill. Beginners will truly take over the west ski area with 40 percent of its terrains designated for them, while an additional 40 percent are for the intermediate skiers. The advanced skiers should head to the East Pass for the remaining runs.

Out of Bounds

The town of Elkhorn lives by their motto, "Live in Harmony." The people are welcoming and kind. The resort also offers meeting facilities, you can even get married at the resort and have your honeymoon all at the same place. The Alpine Valley Music Theatre is also nearby to the resort, bringing in some excellent performers throughout the more mild months.

Hangout & Hookup

The Alpine Valley snowboarding resort offers 123 guest rooms and four suites. While at the resort, you can hang out at the indoor pool and whirlpool. Or, grab a drink at the cocktail lounge and do a little people watching. Consider some of the local restaurants and bars for some fun. The resort area offers excellent beers on tap and in the summer a concert venue nearby.