If you can't do it at Vail, it doesn't happen on snow. Master of the ski universe, Vail dethrones Whistler/Blackcomb in SKI's 13th annual Reader Resort Survey. In the East, Tremblant, and its French charm, reigns supreme for the fourth year running. Use the Top 60 Guide to identify the resorts that best meet your needs. The package is divided by region: the elite resorts in North America (page 154) and in the East (page 190). There's an insider profile of each area, including tips on "A Good Deal" and "What's New" this season. For a resort scorecard, turn to page 200 and customize your next ski vacation. It could be the start of a beautiful relationship.
North American Resorts
* East-, Midwest- and Pacific-edition readers: Turn to the section following page 246 for resort reviews in your region.