Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Wyoming

One look up at the steep granite spires of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and you know this is the place that all skiers and riders must visit – and then visit again. Star of countless ski porn movies, 90 percent of this resort is rated to intermediates and experts, and that’s not even counting the lift-accessible 3,000 acres of backcountry in the neighboring public land.  You'll find cliff drops, shoulder-width couloirs, steep and deep bowls, and bumps – with easy access to it all.

Photo courtesy of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort