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.
Readers keep asking for them, so we keep gathering them. SKI Magazine's annual collection of ski-country deals runs the gamut again-from free skiing and lodging to good old-fashioned "pack-'em-in-the-car" promotions.
Ever felt as though family-operated resorts are an anomaly today? Then visit Okemo Mountain in Ludlow, Vt. Lovingly run by the Mueller family, Okemo continues to wow skiers looking for great conditions, top service and fun.