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Trip List by TA_MikeW

Ideal ski resorts

11 Apr 2006  Recreational skier
2.0 of 5 stars based on 11 votes

Several ideas for taking a vacation in the mountains for skiing and snowboarding.

  • 1. Breckenridge Ski Resort, Colorado
    Breckenridge Ski Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado

    This vast resort offers over 100 trails, the highest lift in North America, and challenging terrain parks for snowboarders. Hundreds of nearby hotels and condos offer plenty of comfortable choices for accommodations.

  • 2. Aspen, Colorado
    Aspen, Colorado

    Various ski areas in this city cater to skiers of all sorts. Experts enjoy the challenging trails on Ajax, while beginners can find more comfortable slopes at Aspen Highlands.

  • 3. Stowe Mountain Resort, Vermont
    Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, Vermont

    While this resort has plenty of downhill slopes, it specializes in great cross-country trails through the scenic mountains.

  • 4. Vail, Colorado
    Vail, Colorado

    Skiers love this popular destination thanks to the great slopes on Vail Mountain as well as the surrounding community offering great dining, accommodations and nightlife.

  • 5. Mammoth Mountain, California
    Mammoth Mountain, Mammoth Lakes, California

    Enjoy skiing on an ancient volcano. A range of trails from gentle to strenuous offer something for skiers of all levels.

  • 6. Snowbird, Utah
    Snowbird, Brighton, Utah

    Expert and aggressive skiers will love this resort's launching pad chutes and vertical drops. Fast cablecar lifts ensure lots of runs.

  • 7. Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
    Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, Taos County

    Although it's not a good choice for beginners, more advanced skiers will love the challenging runs, The truly adventurous can hike to the top of the liftless Kachina Peak.

  • 8. Jackson Hole Ski Resort, Wyoming
    Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Village, Jackson Hole

    Long, steep runs make for thrilling skiing. After a day on the slopes, enjoy the nightlife in Teton Village.