10Best Skis Idaho and Utah: Either Choice Awesome for Powder

  • Experienced skiers will not be disappointed with Utah's slopes

    A Fresh Blanket of Snow Tempts

    The options are endless when it comes to picking a ski resort for a little winter sporting. Challenge your ability on black diamonds and cliff drops, or take it easy on a well-groomed cruising run. After an invigorating day of skiing or snowboarding, unwind in the comfort of a well equipped condo or luxury resort. Whether you're into quiet ski towns with family run businesses or larger and more lively resorts, Utah has got it all.

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  • Central Idaho's Brundage Mountain sees over 320 inches of fresh powder annually!

    A Skier Whisks Down Brundage Mountain

    Do you live for backcountry skiing? Brundage Mountain will take you Snowcat skiing on over 19,000 acres of backcountry that's just waiting to be explored. In total, there's 22,000 acres of skiable terrain and plenty of Nordic trails. Crowds tend to be smaller here and there's a fantastic kids zone, making Brundage Mountain an awesome destination for families that have children learning to ski. When the day is done, check out the restaurants, shops and movie theater.

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  • Schweitzer Mountain Resort won't fail to impress no matter your ski level

    Schweitzer Mountain Resort Gets Kissed By the Morning Sun

    On a clear day you can see mountain ranges in Canada and three states from the top of the mountain. It's a spectacular site! The six-person high speed ski lift, named Stella, is the best way to get back up the mountain at lightening speed. Schweitzer Mountain Resort has over 92 trails spread across 2900 skiable acres and the longest run is a pleasant two miles of pristine powder. Whether you're a beginner, intermediate, advance or expert, you're going to have a blast here.

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  • From spas, to snowshoeing, tubing or shopping, Schweitzer Resort will take care of it

    Explore Winter Fun Off the Slopes

    Schweitzer Mountain Resort has plenty to do off of the hills and will entertain even those that don't ski. Thrill yourself by hopping on a tube and slide down two lanes of fun during your hour and a half session in the tube park. Snowshoeing is another way to take advantage of the freshly fallen snow, not to mention it can be a killer workout. Should you be looking for an adrenaline rush off the slopes, zip lining is where its at!

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  • Park City Mountain Resort is a snowboarder's happy place

    Early Birds Catch Freshly Groomed Runs

    Park City is known for being a lively town where shopping, restaurants, lodging and nightlife are all within arm's reach. Younger crowds flock to Park City to take advantage of the nightlife after a day of thigh-burning skiing. Snowboarders will be stoked to learn that the terrain and pipe parks have been featured in Transworld Snowboarding magazine for a number of years. They have over 50 fun boxes, rails and hits that will keep you on your toes.

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  • Park City Mountain Resort is fun from morning to night with skiing and Apr├ęs Ski

    Over One Hundred Trails Will Keep You Busy All Day

    There are 114 trails, one mini pipe, one super pipe, and a few terrain parks that are spread over 3,300 glorious acres of powder for you to enjoy at Park City Mountain Resort. Score a "Homerun" on the aptly named trail that's three and a half miles long. Can you feel your muscles working yet? Unstrap those ski boots, put your feet up and indulge in Aprés Ski at Legends Bar & Grill.

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  • Treat yourself to an indulgent vacation at Deer Valley Resort

    Soak Up the Grandness of the Empire at Deer Valley Resort

    In Park City, Utah you will find a lovely ski resort that's favored for it's customer service and luxe amenities and lodging. Deer Valley Resort is where you'll find award winning restaurants, five star accommodation, excellent shopping and most importantly, awesome runs. There are 25 chair lifts that will take you to the run of your choice and you'll find that the slopes are never too crowded and are quickly groomed.

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  • The Orange Bubble Express is North America's only heated ski lift

    The Orange Bubble Express Keeps Skiers Warm

    Not only is Canyons Resort a family favorite because there's something for every skill level, but they've also got a heated ski lift. The Orange Bubble Express is North America's only heated ski lift that will keep you warm and toasty while you make your way to the top of the hill. The long, well groomed runs will please intermediate skiers that like cruising runs. Those that like a thrill will be challenged by the vertical drop here that's actually the third-highest in Utah.

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  • Take a moment to enjoy beautiful sunsets on snow-capped mountains

    The Sun Sets Over Beaver Mountain

    As the moon rises and the sun begins to set, take a moment to enjoy the pink stained mountains before your last run of the day. Beaver Mountain has 23 trails that vary in difficulty and offer runs for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers. This resort is a family favorite and lift tickets and lunch in the lodge are both very reasonable, making it an affordable getaway for families. Since 1939, the area has been family owned and operated.

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  • A warm pool and outdoor fireplace will soothe your muscles after a day of skiing

    Unwind in Pure Bliss at the Luxurious Stein Eriksen Lodge

    The Stein Eriksen Lodge in Utah's Deer Valley is a dream. Step inside this Forbes Five Star resort where grandeur and comfort collide. The atmosphere boasts indulgence and relaxation, which is the perfect way to end a long day on the slopes. Seek refuge in their outdoor pool where an outdoor fireplace sets the mood. Whether you're on a couples retreat or family vacation, the suites and deluxe rooms will make you feel right at home.

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