Every year, Vail competes with Whistler, B.C., for the top spot in SKI's October Reader Resort Survey. Last year, it won again-and that was just for the merits of its winter scene. Nearby rivers, lakes and a broad range of amenities make Vail an equally
As an avid and purist skier, I guess I am supposed to be against snowboarding. To tell you the truth, I could care less if you ski, board or slide down the mountain on a cafeteria tray as long as you get what you are seeking from the mountain.
Although internationally known for chic night spots with the clientele to match and an enormous amount of skiable terrain, the Gstaad Saanenland region also offers a relaxing Swiss ski experience that's more accessible and affordable than you think.