Nov 06, 2008
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Snowmass delivers with the family-friendly Treehouse center, as well as terrain suitable for all ages.
Four feet of powder in three days! Not much more to say.
Manicured trails and fine dining combine with high quality terrain parks and tree skiing at this Vermont resort.
There simply might not be a more soulful, less spoiled or more beautiful place to ski than Cannon. No condos, no mansions, no boutiques—just skiing the way God intended. Readers rank it No. 4 for Overall Satisfaction and No. 1 for Value. (Last year’s top lift ticket price: $39.) It’s No. 2 for Scenery and No. 3 for both Challenge and Accessibility. Readers acknowledge the drawbacks (nightlife, dining, lodging, etc.), but generally rave: “Kicks my butt every time”; “spectacular scenery”; “awesome staff.”
/ What’s New / Official incorporation of neighboring, defunct Mittersill Ski Area trails: for now, still a hike-to sidecountry preserve. (Next year: new lift.) Also: lodge expansions.
/ Don’t Miss / A ride up the iconic Tramway and the view from the top
/ Mandatory Run / The scenic S-turns of Upper Ravine