TOP 10 US SKI AREA LIST

 

I’ve skied almost every major ski area in the USA and here are my TOP TEN picks.

TOP TEN SKI AREAS IN THE USA
1. Deer Valley, Utah
2. Vail, Colorado
3. Killington, Vermont
4. Aspen Mountain, Colorado
5. Snowbasin, Utah
6. Breckenridge, Colorado
7. Alta, Utah
8. Heavenly, California
9. Squaw Valley, California
10. Sunday River, Maine

BEST SKI TOWN
Park City, Utah – Home of: The Canyons, Park City Mountain Resort, and Deer Valley

Ski areas were rated on the follow: Powder Snow, Challenging Terrain, Variety of Terrain, On-mountain Food, Service, Apre’s- Ski, Scenery, Grooming, Snowmaking, Access, and Off-hill Activities.

POWDER SNOW
1. Alta, Utah
2. Snowbird, Utah
3. Solitude, Utah
4. Brighton, Utah
5. Deer Valley, Utah
6. Breckenridge, Colorado
7. The Canyons, Utah
8. Snowbasin, Utah
9. Powder Mountain, Utah
10. Vail, Colorado

CHALLENGING TERRAIN
1. Taos, New Mexico
2. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
3. Snowbird, Utah
4. Alta, Utah
5. Squaw Valley, California
6. Aspen Mountain, Colorado
7. Breckenridge, Colorado
8. Powder Mountain, Utah
9. Deer Valley, Utah
10. Killington, Vermont

VARIETY OF TERRAIN
1. Vail, Colorado
2. Snowbasin, Utah
3. Deer Valley, Utah
4. Squaw Valley, California
5. Heavenly, California
6. Killington, Vermont
7. Sunday River, Maine
8. Berckenridge, Colorado
9. Sugarbush, Vermont
10. Alta, Utah

ON-MOUNTAIN FOOD
1. Snowbasin, Utah
2. Deer Valley, Utah
3. Sun Valley, Idaho
4. Aspen Mountain, Colorado
5. Beaver Creek, Colorado
6. Vail, Colorado
7. Keystone, Colorado
8. Squaw Valley, California
9. Sunday River, Maine
10. Copper Mountain, Colorado

SERVICE
1. Deer Valley, Utah
2. Snowbasin, Utah
3. Beaver Creek, Colorado
4. Sun Valley, Idaho
5. Aspen Mountain, Colorado
6. Vail, Colorado
7. Keystone, Colorado
8. Sun Valley, Idaho
9. Breckenridge, Colorado
10. Snowmass, Colorado

APRE’S- SKI
1. Killington, Vermont
2. Aspen Mountain, Colorado
3. Heavenly, California
4. Vail, Colorado
5. Breckenridge, Colorado
6. Northstar-at-Tahoe, California
7. Squaw Valley, California
8. Deer Valley, Utah
9. Seven Springs, Pennsylvania
10. Copper Mountain, Colorado

SCENERY
1. Heavenly, California
2. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
3. Canon Mountain, New Hampshire
4. Killington, Vermont
5. Wildcat, New Hampshire
6. Whiteface, New York
7. Aspen Mountain, Colorado
8. Stowe, Vermont
9. Winter Park, Colorado
10. Sundance, Utah

GROOMING
1. Deer Valley, Utah
2. Snowbasin, Utah
3. Beaver Creek, Colorado
4. Snowmass, Colorado
5. Vail, Colorado
6. Keystone, Colorado
7. Okemo, Vermont
8. Sunday River, Maine
9. Killington, Vermont
10. Sugarloaf, Maine

SNOWMAKING
1. Killington, Vermont
2. Okemo, Vermont
3. Sugarbush, Vermont
4. Loon, New Hampshire
5. Snowbasin, Utah
6. Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
7. Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
8. Sunday River, Maine
9. Snowshoe, West Virginia
10. Mt. Sunapee, New Hampshire

ACCESS
1. The Canyons, Utah
2. Park City Mountain Resort, Utah
3. Deer Valley, Utah
4. Snowbird, Utah
5. Alta, Utah
6. Solitude, Utah
7. Brighton, Utah
8. Mt. Sunapee, New Hampshire
9. Killington, Vermont
10. Whiteface, New York

OFF-HILL ACTIVITIES
1. Heavenly, California
2. Whiteface, New York
3. Vail, Colorado
4. Breckenridge, Colorado
5. Deer Valley, Utah
6. The Canyons, Utah
7. Aspen Mountain, Colorado
8. Seven Springs, Pennsylvania
9. Aspen Highlands, Colorado
10. Stowe, Vermont