By Skill Level
North Powder, OR
Few ski areas guarantee powder, but they aren't Anthony Lakes. Located in eastern Oregon, 19 miles west of the town of North Powder at the northern tip of the Blue Mountain's Elkhorn Ridge, Anthony Lakes is a small, "purists" playground. Sure, some slopes are groomed, but locals know that they ...
Mount Hood, OR
If Norman Rockwell had lived in Oregon, he'd have painted the panoramic view of skiers and snowboarders swooshing down the big open bowl that funnels down to the rustic Cooper Spur ski lodge. Nestled into the northeastern slopes of Mount Hood, Cooper Spur Ski Area is synonymous with affordable ...
Park City, UT
As if wrapped in the latest zany installation of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Deer Valley is a lattice of metaphorical red carpet: trails groomed to perfection, multimillion-dollar lodges peppering the promontories, polite liftees who'd give palace butlers a run for their money, ...
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, ...
Park City, UT
Appearances can deceivefrom the parking lot of Park City Mountain Resort, the main allure appears to be the massive half pipe, which dwarfs the surrounding mountain, a lazy-looking stretch of rolling hills interlaced with lifts. Don't be fooled, however. Hop on the King Con high-speed quad ...
Solitude is located near the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon, just one mile down the road from Brighton. The resort offers a great mix of terrain for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. It has long been a favorite of Salt Lake City locals due to its abundance of powder and variety of terrain. ...