In 1948 Pappy Rogers, the general manager of Sun Valley, Idaho, sold the world's first chairlift to a young man from Detroit. Pappy wanted $5,000 for the already obsolete, wood-tower chairlift. Everett Kircher talked him down to $4,800 and then set to
SKI readers have spoken: For the first time in 14 years of our Resort Survey, neither Vail nor Whistler sits atop the standings. Hail Deer Valley, the new No. 1. Check out where your favorite resort finished.
Since 1964, Boyne Highlands has been a mainstay in Midwest skiing and a perennial Top 10 finisher. The Highlands' hallmark is the resort's vast trail network, which appeals to all age groups and skill levels.