At more than 3,000 acres and 4,400 vertical feet, Snowmass proves huge is better by providing just about everything you could want in a ski vacation. "Terrain variety is exceptional, and it never seems crowded," a reader says.
From the beginning in 1967, Snowmass has set the bar for American resorts in several categories: "fall-out-of-bed skiing," meticulous grooming, great family programs and "Let-me-die-here-please!" levels of service.
After years of playing Spock to Aspen's Capt. Kirk, Snowmass has earned its own starship command. The resort's reputation was first built on the Big Burn, where skiers are magically transformed into budding Killys as they watch their own shadows for sty