Where to ski in the United States, the main ski resorts in the USA

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If you are a lover of skiing and winter sports, there are large, important and well-equipped ski resorts where to ski in the United States. It is definitely a subject concerning who carries out trips and holidays in the USA in the winter period, although several ski resorts are open until late spring.

The main ski resorts in the USA are those located on the Rocky Mountains. This area represents one of the nine geographical divisions of the United States and refers to the mountainous area that from north to south crosses portions of the states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico.



The Rocky Mountains stretch for almost 3000 miles starting from British Columbia and Alberta in Canada and crossing the American states of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado until reaching New Mexico.

The American state par excellence where to practice winter sports, and the one that offers the best ski resorts is the Colorado. Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, it offers 22 ski resorts, all equipped with good hotel facilities and state-of-the-art ski lifts.

In the list of best ski resorts in the United States of America, the ski resort of Vail is considered one of the best. The largest ski resorts instead are Park City and Big Sky Resort, which offer up to 250 kilometers of slopes. Some ski resorts they reach high altitudes, such as Breckenridge which reaches an altitude of nearly 4.000 meters.

Major ski resorts in the USA

Aspen

Aspen and maybe the most popular ski resort of the United States. Located in Colorado, offers natural parks and scenic mountains such as the Maroon Bells. The city was made even more famous by the movie "Dumb & Dumber".



Nearby are present various ski areas (Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Mountain) for over 500km of slopes and 35 ski lifts. A resort in general more suitable for expert skiers.

Ski season: from the end of November to mid-April.
Skipass cost: adults $ 169

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Wenatchee – Mission Ridge

The Wenatchee - Mission Ridge ski area is located in Washington State and it is a good solution for those who don't want to spend a lot for the ski pass and accommodation. For skiing and snowboarding, there are over 100 km of slopes served by 4 modern ski lifts. The winter sports area is located at altitudes between 1.400 and 2.100 meters.

Ski season: from the end of November to mid-April.
Skipass cost: adults $ 69

Book accommodation or hotels in Wenatchee

Big Sky Resort

The Big Sky Resort ski area is located in Montana, close to Yellowstone National Park. For skiing and snowboarding, there are 250 km of slopes and 100 km for cross-country skiing, served by 28 ski lifts. The winter sports area is located at altitudes between 2.100 and 3.400 meters.

Ski season: from the end of November to mid-April.
Skipass cost: adults $ 135

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Lake Tahoe

Around this lake, on the border between California and Nevada, various ski resorts arise. The largest ski resorts offer up to 100 kilometers of slopes such as: Squaw Valley, Mt. Rose and Alpine Meadows. In total the 15 ski resorts they offer over 800 km of slopes served by 146 ski lifts.



Ski season: from the beginning of November to the end of April.
Skipass cost: adults from $ 35 to $ 152

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Vail Ski Resort

The Vail ski resort is located in Colorado, in the middle of the Rocky Mountains. Vail ski resort is one of the most famous ski resorts of the United States. For skiing and snowboarding there are 234 km of slopes served by 25 ski lifts. The winter sports area is located at altitudes between 2.400 and 3.400 meters.

Ski season: from mid-November to mid-April.
Skipass cost: adults from $ 169

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Park city

The Park City ski resort is located around a Salt Lake City, in Utah. With the union of the 2 ski resorts Park City and Canyons, which took place in 2015, and thanks to a new 8-seater gondola lift, Park City is now the largest ski resort in the United States. For skiing and snowboarding, 250 km of slopes are available, served by 38 ski lifts. The winter sports area is located at altitudes between 2.100 and 3.100 meters.


Ski season: from mid-November to the end of April.
Skipass cost: adults from $ 145

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Breckenridge Ski Resort

The Breckenridge ski area is located in Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains. Breckenridge is the highest village and highest ski resort in Summit County, Colorado. For skiing and snowboarding, there are 153 km of slopes served by 23 ski lifts. The winter sports area is located at altitudes between 2.900 and 3.900 meters.


Ski season: from the beginning of November to mid-April.
Skipass cost: adults from $ 164

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Other places to ski in the United States

South Lake Tahoe in California

Lake Placid in New York State

Gatlinburg nel Tennessee

Sugar Mountain in Carolina del Nord

Poconos in Pensylvania

Salt Lake City in Utah

Steamboat Springs in Colorado

Beaver Creek in Colorado

Killington in Vermont

Sun Valley in Idaho

Denver in Colorado

Snowshoe in West Virginia

Telluride ski resort

Big Bear Lake in California

Stowe in Vermont

Crested Butte in Colorado

Alta in Utah

Whitefish in Montana near Glacier National Park

Mammoth Lakes in California

Telluride

Jackson

Squaw Valley

Winter Park

Keystone

Mount hood

Taos Ski Valley

Wolf Creek Ski Area

Mt Bachelor

Stratton

Bretton Woods

Truckee

Durango

Taos

Brian Head

Brighton

Tahoe City

Silverton

Homewood

Hunter

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