Temperatures are cooling and ski areas all across the USA and Canada are gearing up for their winter season. 10Best wants to know which North American ski resorts are the crème de la crème, so they’ve asked a panel of skiing and snowboarding experts to nominate their 20 favorite resorts–mountains that offer serious snowfall, varied terrain, lots of lift access and all the desirable amenities in town.
Ikon Pass holders rejoice, 15 of these top 20 are available on your pass. Nice!
Vote for your favorite resort once per day until voting ends on Monday, November 18 at noon ET. Winners will be announced on Friday, November 29.
Current standings are as follows, make sure to vote if you disagree!
- Winter Park Resort, CO
- Stowe Mountain Resort, VT
- Revelstoke Mountain Resort, BC
- Big Sky Resort, MT
- Mount Bohemia, MI
- Copper Mountain, CO
- Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, CA
- Telluride Ski Resort, CO
- Taos Ski Valley, NM
- Grand Targhee, WY
- Whistler Blackcomb, BC
- Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, WY
- Alta Ski Area, UT
- Snowbird, UT
- Aspen Snowmass, CO
- Schweitzer Mountain Resort, ID
- Lake Louise Ski Resort, AB
- Mammoth Mountain, CA
- Crystal Mountain Resort, WA
- Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, BC
Last year WInter Park Resort in Colorado took the top prize, beating Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, CA who had taken the top spot the previous 3 years. Can Winter Park retain their title as the best ski resort in North America?