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Breckenridge is a charming Victorian town with lift-served skiing on four interconnected mountains. Theres easy-street skiing and snowboarding on Peak 9, tough stuff on Peak 10, and splendid backcountry-style skiing on Peak 7155 trails in total, with a vertical rise of over 3,000 ...
Look at the trail map, and it might seem as though there is relatively little beginner terrain. But trust memost of the intermediate runs at Northstar ski more like novice runs, and most of the advanced runs ski like intermediate runs. I've heard north-shore locals deride Northstar, ...
Stratton Mountain, VT
Snowboarding was born here, and the resort remains a favorite among riders. The sport's roots are honored each March with the annual staging of the U.S. Open competitions. Stratton was also one of the first mountains to install a six-passenger, high-speed chairlift. The downhill boarding is ...
Welcome to Whistler/Blackcomb, Land of Oz. Like Oz, Whistler is a magical place—especially when the guy behind the curtain lets the sun out. The stats foreshadow the enormity of the possibilities.
Whistler and Blackcomb are separate mountains and were once separate, competing ...
South Lake Tahoe, CA, CA
Heavenly is unique in that it sprawls across state boundaries. Part of the ski area is in California and part is in Nevada, and for my money, the Nevada part is the better part. The fall line is more sustained, meaning that runs tend to be longer.
For novice skiers, Heavenly can be ...
Copper Mountain, CO
If the Gods of Winter were looking for the perfect model for future ski resorts, Copper would be their template. The stats listed below paint part of the picture, but the geographical composition of the mountain itself, which naturally segregates skiers of different levels, really elevates ...
Although its the smallest of the four Aspen resorts (the others being Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Snowmass), size is alwaysrelativewith 470 skiable acres and a vertical rise that extends over 2,000 feet, Buttermilk still demands respect as some of the regions ...