Besides snow, terrain, and all the basics of resort success, we're bringing you more of SKI Magazine's 2008-09 Top 10 rankings for resorts all over the country, for categories ranging from value and access to on-mountain food and lodging. These are the Other Top 10s.
It's time for Winter Park to lie down on an analyst's couch. The largest city-owned ski resort in North America, Denver's "winter park" has been embraced for more than 60 years by day skiers who drive 67 miles from the city.
Winter Park has hovered in the middle of the rankings since the survey debuted in 1988. And with gold medals in what many skiers consider everything that counts-Snow, Terrain, Challenge, Weather and Value-you start to wonder why it's never broken into the elite Top 10.