Copper Mountain Resort has battled neighborhoodbullies in Summit County and the Vail Valley for years. With Vail buying Breckenridge and Keystone, andIntrawest acquiring Copper, it finally looks like a fair fight.
One person's bane is another's nirvana. So be it with Breckenridge's four peaks. While getting from Peak Seven to Peak Ten drives some of our readers crazy, others laud Breckenridge for its exceptional variety of terrain.
Alta is one of the last great shrines to serious skiing in America. It's routinely acknowledged as having the best snow on earth (rated No. 1 in the country), and blessed with challenging runs worthy of such natural bounty.