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"Arapahoe Basin ... Where the spirit of freedom and big-mountain challenges create life-altering experiences."
Arapahoe Basins old-school motto may push the ski-bum mentality to near-religious extremes, but after you burn your quads in this epic, 900-acre resort you will likely ...
Bogus Basin, 16.5 miles from Boise, is much more than you'd expect of a nine-chair mountain so close to a city. And, interestingly, Bogus is a nonprofit, charitable organization as well as a full-service destination resort.
Boise's Amtrak station brings in the destination skiers, and ...
Close to Denver and just 21 miles from Boulder (you can even get here via Boulder bus), this frills-free area offers unsurpassed convenience. The frontside trails are narrow classics cascading down to a small base complex, while Corona Bowl and the Indian Peaks Area on the backside offer true ...
If it's powder that you are searching for, Grand Targhee, on the western slopes of the Tetons and an hour's drive from Jackson, is a must-visit. "Snow from heaven, not hoses" is Targhee's mantra. There is not a single snowmaking machine anywhere on the mountain and Targhee still has more snow ...
Loveland, the ski area that arcs across the east side of the Eisenhower Tunnel along Interstate 70, is one of Colorado's highest areas in terms of both altitude and annual snowfall. Chair 9 takes skiers and riders higher than any other four-passenger chairlift in the world. Loveland's terrain ...
Mad River Glen: Ski it if you can. While most ski resorts would view this intimidating tagline as a marketing disaster, the owners of Mad River Glen wear it like a badge of honor. Thats because Mad River Glen isnt like most Vermont ski resorts. For starters, its owned ...
Mt. Baker is one ski hill whose boundary signs command respect. It's set in steeply rugged wilderness country blanketed by a few hundred inches of snow on the shoulders of Mount Shuksan. The actual Mount Baker, a 10,778-foot volcano, is a few miles to the west.
The 1,000-acre resort ...
Powder Mountain has become a refuge of sorts for Little Cottonwood Canyon skiers looking to escape the crowds and find fresh snow for more than two hours into a powder day. And you can find it even faster now that the double chairlift at Hidden Lake has been replaced with a high-speed quad. ...
In terms of size, Mt. Norquay is overshadowed by its behemoth neighbors, Sunshine Village and Lake Louise. But don't let this fact dissuade you from spending a day at this fun and somewhat edgy little resort. Its 28 runs offer a mix of beginner, intermediate, and expert terrain, though overall ...
Pagosa Springs, CO
Boasting the most snowfall in Colorado, Wolf Creek Ski Area gets an impressive 465 inches of natural snow each year. That's 55 percent more than Aspen and Breckenridge. So why haven't you heard of Wolf Creek? Because it's tucked away in southern Colorado, a winding five-hour drive from Denver. ...