Rocky Mountains

  • 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 …

  • Jackson Hole Ski Resort is one of the premiere ski mountains in the U.S. known for its amazing scenery and for having some of the most challenging terrain anywhere. It is located in Teton Village, Wyoming, just south of Grand Teton National Park. Jackson Hole Ski Resort receives an average of 450 inches of snowfall each year amply covering its skiable terrain of 2,500 acres. It boasts a vertical drop of more than 4,139 feet and a run total of 133.

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  • Grand Targhee Ski Resort Is a rustic ski resort located on the western slope of the Tetons in Alta, Wyoming in the United States. It is close to Yellowstone National Park, Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park and Teton Valley, Idaho. With this amazing surrounding area, Grand Targhee Ski Resort provides guests with spectacular scenery combined with great snow and a laid back western atmosphere. Grand Targhee Ski Resort is renowned as a family-friendly atmosphere and an excellent value. It is …

  • Solitude Ski Resort is located in the Salt Lake City area of the United States. By the standards of other resorts in in the Salt Lake City area, Solitude Ski Resort is considered a small mountain. But, it still has 77 trails over 1,200 acres of skiable terrain and a 2,030 foot vertical drop. All this is topped off with 500 inches of snow annually giving skiers and boarders plenty of natural snow to play on. Solitude Ski Resort has wide open groomers, bowls, steeps, trees, bumps, and chutes. …

  • Snowbird Ski Resort is one of the best resorts in the U.S. known for its ample amount of snow and challenging terrain. It is located approximately 45 minutes from Salt Lake City International airport and is easily accessible. Snowbird Ski Resort is a powder lover’s dream with over 500 inches of ultra-light powder falling annually allowing them to boast the longest ski season in Utah. The mountain boasts a 3,240 foot vertical covering 2,500 acres of terrain and 169 runs.

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  • Snowbasin Ski Resort is located about an hour north of Salt Lake City in the small town of Ogden, Utah. Whereas many people will travel to Salt Lake City and Park City for some of the famous resorts in the area, Snowbasin Ski Resort sits close by as an often overlooked skier’s gem. Snowbasin Ski Resort hosted the 2002 Winter Olympic alpine skiing races for downhill, combined, and super-G for a good reason. It is a world class ski resort with fabulous facilities, excellent cuisine, and great …

  • Powder Mountain, also known as “Pow Mow”, is located in Utah just north of Salt Lake City and east of Ogden. With over 8,464 acres, Powder Mountain has the most skiable terrain in the United Sates giving it some of the best back country skiing in the country. About 2,800 acres is accessible with the lifts and the rest is accessed by shuttle buses and snowcats. Powder Mountain also receives over 500 inches of snow annually giving it plenty of natural powder.

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  • Deer Valley Ski Resort, located just outside of Park City in Utah, is one of the top resorts in the world known for its superior service, on-mountain food, lodging, dining, and kids-activities. If you are looking for a 5 star resort that will pamper you, Deer Valley Ski Resort is the place. Ski Magazine recently had it rated as the #2 overall resort. The friendly staff is known for paying attention to detail and is often mentioned as the best all-around staff of any vacation destination. Deer …

  • Brighton Ski Resort, located in the Salt Lake City area of Utah, is a small mountain in comparison to the other resorts in the area, but it is a great choice for skiers and riders who are looking for lots of natural snow combined with perfectly groomed trails and wide variety of beginner to advanced terrain. Brighton Ski Resort spans 1,050 acres with 66 trails and a decent variety of trails for all levels. You can ride immaculately groomed trails or head off to the trees, chutes, cliffs, and …

  • Alta Ski Resort, located to the east of Salt Lake City, Utah, is one of the oldest ski areas in the United States and has been operating since 1939. It features 2,200 acres of skiable terrain across 116 trails. Alta Ski Resort is considered a ski purists mountain. With an average of 560 inches of snowfall each season, skiers can always depend on having an abundance of natural snow and they tend not to groom many runs giving you a natural skiing experience. Did you notice I keep writing about “ …