It's not as glitzy as next-door Squaw Valley. Nor does it have all the amenities of its more famous neighbor. And you won't find many ski-and-snowboard rock stars hanging out at the base here. But you won't find many posers, either.
The tools are picked up, construction is finished and the new Copper Mountain Village is here. Chronically criticized as a resort with "limited dining and nightlife," Copper counterpunches with its new hub, which boasts 14 restaurants and 21 lodges.
Great snowmaking and grooming make this resort a dependable favorite for skiers in the Mid-Atlantic. Seven Springs boasts some of the best infrastructure in the world-no surprise, given that one of the owners is the inventor of the tower gun.