10Besties Best Ski Resorts Winners

  • Aspen1

    Aspen

    Aspen has four distinct mountains to explore, terrain for all tastes and some of the best alpine scenery in the Rocky Mountains. With miles of spacious aspen forests and seldom any crowds on the "secret jewel" of Aspen, Snowmass Mountain, there's great energy and fantastic skiing waiting in Aspen.  Read more »

     
  • Breckenridge2

    Breckenridge

    America's highest chairlift (12,840 ft.) is the literal tip of the fun in Breckenridge! Get ready for over 2,300 acres of varied terrain and 155 trails in the heart of Colorado's highest peaks. Four big mountains span from easy going greens to heart-in-the throat double blacks and everything in between.  Read more »

     
  • Vail3

    Vail

    Descending Vail's legendary bowls is the closest sensation you can come to flying without actually leaving the earth. Wide open terrain, deep blue sky and over 5,200 acres to explore make Vail a skier's dream. Even locals who have spent a lifetime on the mountain are always finding something new.  Read more »

     
  • Telluride4

    Telluride

    Telluride is one of the outstanding ski spots in America: a stupendous mountain paired with a killer village. Skiers love the vertical drop of 4,500 feet, and one run that's over 4 1/2 miles long; snowboarding is also great. Telluride pulls in legions of loyal visitors each season. Keep your eyes peeled for Redford or Cruise.  Read more »

     
  • Jackson Hole5

    Jackson Hole

    One would expect great things from a ski resort located due south of Grand Teton National Monument, and with Jackson Hole, one's expectations would not be misplaced. Known for its steep terrain and for being home to one of the highest vertical drops in North America, Jackson Hole is a premier destination for experts.  Read more »

     
  • Park City6

    Park City

    Having played host to the snowboarding competition in the 2002 Winter Olympics, Park City is a world-renowned destination for winter sports. Park City is the largest resort in Utah (no small claim), and a mecca for snowboarders around the globe.  Read more »

     
  • Steamboat7

    Steamboat

    Of course you go to Steamboat to ski . . . but how many ski towns have legendary hot springs where almost anything goes? The fact that you can hit the slopes, then make the short drive (or take a shuttle) to Strawberry Park Hot Springs and soak under the stars makes Steamboat a standout.  Read more »

     
  • Keystone8

    Keystone

    Keystone caters to all tastes offering family friendly trails, excellent backcountry and insane terrain parks. Chill out on long, moderate greens or give your knees a jolt of joy on the sustained bump runs. There's also the option of night skiing for those days when you simply can't get enough.  Read more »

     
  • Whistler Blackcomb9

    Whistler Blackcomb

    Easily one of the largest (and by a number of significant measures, the single largest) ski resort in North America, Whistler Blackcomb is arguably the shining jewel in Vancouver's crown. It's uphill lift capacity is unparalleled among all the world's resorts, and it's closest competitor is a mere half its size.  Read more »

     
  • Wolf Creek10

    Wolf Creek

    Wolf Creek has one of the longest and earliest seasons in the nation, with excellent powder. It typically opens in early October through late April, and averages an annual base of more than 460 inches. Its setting Colorado's San Juan Mountains makes for varied terrain with gorgeous views.  Read more »

     
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