United States

  • Located just north of Chicago and south of Milwaukee, Wilmot Mountain provides a small but easy to drive to skiing/riding mountain. Although Wilmot Mountain is not a large mountain, it is a long-time favorite for many in the area. The mountain was founded in 1938 and was family-owned up to 2016 when it was purchase by Vail Resorts.

    photo courtesy of Wilmot Mountain

    The mountain is mostly served by locals looking for a short drive where they can get some time on the slopes. The mountain has 1 …

  • Park City Mountain Resort is the largest ski resort in the United States. With the acquisition and merger of neighboring Canyons Resort, they built a new eight-passenger high speed two-way gondola from the base of the existing Silverlode Lift at Park City to the Flatiron Lift at Canyons. This essentially pushed the resort to 336 trails over 7,300 acres, 41 lifts, 8 terrain parks, one super pipe and one mini pipe. With all these big numbers, there is something at Park City Mountain Resort for …

  • Located in the western part of New York, Holiday Valley Ski Resort is one of the best resorts in the area making it a great choice for riders who don’t want to fly to get some great skiing. Holiday Valley Ski Resort has 58 and 290 acres of terrain which is large for the area. With a 750 foot vertical drop, the terrain is not difficult when compared to larger mountains in the U.S. But, they make the best they can with what they have making it a great family resort for people in the New York, …

  • Located in northern New York State in the Adirondacks, Whiteface Mountain was the Olympic Mountain of the 1980 Winter Games. So, not only can you find great skiing but you will also find ski jumps, bobsledding, and other Olympic related facilities making this the home for many Olympians. Whiteface Mountain has a 3,430 feet vertical drop which is the largest in the eastern United States giving Whiteface Mountain some of the most challenging terrain in the U.S. and some amazing scenery. There are …

  • Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is the largest ski area in Washington State and sits at the foot of the majestic Mt. Rainier less than two hours from Seattle. It is an old-school resort with limited accommodations, no outlet shopping, or spas. With 57 trails, Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is a small ski area. But, the mountain has a variety of riding. This isn't a place for shopping or a spa treatment. This is a skiing mountain.

    The key word at Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is variety. With a half a …

  • If you have ever wanted to ski upon a dormant volcano and have a 360 degree view from the top, Mt Bachelor Ski Resort is what you are looking for. It is dormant volcano that is part of the Cascades mountain range, rising high above Oregon's high desert. Mt Bachelor Ski Resort is popular with local skiers and boarders, but it has been getting more popular with skiers and riders from outside of the area. The top elevation of 9,065 feet is the highest skiable elevation in Oregon and Washington. …

  • Squaw Valley Resort, located at the end of the Sierra Nevada on the west side of Lake Tahoe, was host of the 1960 Winter Olympics and it is home to some of the most challenging terrain in the United States. (see Notable Trails below). Even though Squaw Valley Resort does have some tough slopes, with a vast 3,600 acres of terrain and 170 trails, Squaw Valley Resort offers an excellent variety of trails for all levels including groomers, steeps, trees, and bowls, skiers and riders are sure to …

  • Snow Valley Ski Resort is a small family-friendly resort east of Los Angeles with 30 runs and 240 skiable acres. It is great for beginners or people from Los Angeles simply looking to do some skiing for the day. Advanced skiers will get a little bored after a half-day. Snow Valley Ski Resort features a wide variety of skiable trails and terrain and many people love their service and ski/boarding instructors. There is night skiing and a good terrain park offering numerous hits, spines, and …

  • Northstar Ski Resort, previously known as Northstar-at-Tahoe, is located near the north shore of Lake Tahoe. The resort is a laid-back family resort with high-end luxury accommodations, shopping and dining. Northstar Ski Resort has 97 trails across 3,170 acres of skiable terrain and a 2,280 vertical drop with a top elevation of 8,610 feet. The resort also contains 7 world-class terrain parks and a 22-foot superpipe designed by Olympian Shaun White.

    Northstar Ski Resort has impeccable …

  • Mammoth Ski Resort is the nearest “true big mountain” to Los Angeles approximately a 5 hour drive to the north. But, with 151 trails, 3,500 acres of skiable terrain, and some of the best varied terrain in the U.S., visitors from all over the world make the trek to Mammoth Ski Resort. At 11,053 feet, Mammoth Ski Resort boasts the highest summit of any California resort and with an impressive 400 inches of annual snowfall, it snow that can last until July.

    Located in the southwest corner of …