Deer Valley is a feast for the senses¿and you're the guest of honor. Start the day by enjoying 1,100 acres of primarily cruising terrain, perfectly groomed by a fleet of snowcats that smooth, buff and roll all night.
Whistler Valley holds a secret most visitors never glimpse: It is magical and magnetic not because of anything manmade, but because of the sheer enormity and beauty of the basin's natural mountain landscape.
More than 90 percent of readers cite Breckenridge's "wonderful ski town" as one of the resort's major strengths. They're right: In the age of purpose-built Bavarian-style resorts, Breckenridge's authentic Victorian Main Street creates an ambience that is "refreshingly real."
For 40 years skiers have enjoyed the mountain that's known as "the cult capital of winter sports." And while it may be "remote," as one reader beefs, Crested Butte's isolation is the key to its Alps-like beauty.