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.
Cannon's not for wimps. Got it? If you need pampering, posh slopeside dining and lodging or tony boutiques, this state-run mountain ain't for you, honey. But if you thrive on challenge, demand variety of terrain and know how to dress warm, then one of New England's oldest, toughest mountains awaits.
It's easy to sum up why Midwest skiers like Big Powderhorn: "good snow, good value," crows one reader. With adult lift tickets still priced at $33 and a natural snowfall that exceeded 300 inches last season, it's easy to see why.