Top 11 United States Ski Resorts According to Skier’s Online Reviews and Ratings…

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We all have our favorite ski hill, that we rate 5-stars, our happy place, the mountain we know like the back of our hand and would fight (almost) to the death to defend against naysayers. has analyzed thousands of online reviews from more than 350 resorts to settle, impartially,  which resort really is the best in the country.

To qualify, resorts had to be open for the 2018-2019 season, be available to the public, and have more than 500 online reviews from Facebook, Google, and other top review sites. Why 500 reviews? After compiling all the data, they removed the bottom quartile to account for outliers with insufficient data, giving the best indicator of America’s favorite resorts.

In total, the list had an average star rating of 4.664 and an average of 1,456 reviews…

The Top 11 Favorite US Ski Resorts as Rated by Skiers and Riders

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Beaver Mountain, UT – the nation’s favorite ski area. Credit: Beaver Mountain

1. Beaver Mountain Ski Area, UT

  • 4.8140 Rating
  • 586 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 828
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Tree skiing at Powder Mountain. Credit: OnTheSnow

2. Powder Mountain, UT

  • 4.7533 Rating
  • 1,443 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 8,464
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Wolf Creek, CO. Credit: Wolf Creek

3. Wolf Creek Ski Area, CO

  • 4.7325 Rating
  • 673 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 1,600
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Telluride Ski Resort, CO. Image: Telluride Resort Facebook

4. Telluride Ski Area, CO

  • 4.7311 Rating
  • 848 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 2,000
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Sugarloaf, ME. Credit: Sugarloaf

5. Sugarloaf, ME

  • 4.7153 Rating
  • 3,667 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 1,240
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Steamboat. Credit: Ikon Pass

6. Steamboat, CO

  • 4.7071 Rating
  • 1,229 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 2,965
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A-Basin, CO. Image: Ashley Ojala

7. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, CO

  • 4.7001 Rating
  • 1,784 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 1,458
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Aspen Snowmass, CO. Credit: Aspen Facebook

8. Aspen Snowmass Ski Resort, CO

  • 4.6997 Rating
  • 1,199 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 5,303
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SnowBrains in DEEP powder at Brighton, UT. Image: Erica Good

9. Brighton Resort, UT

  • 4.6777 Rating
  • 4,210 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 1,050
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White Pass, WA. Credit: Shannon Skouras

10. White Pass Ski Resort, WA

  • 4.6647 Rating
  • 665 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 1,402
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Monarch Mountain, CO. Credit: Monarch Mountain

11. Monarch Mountain, CO

  • 4.6597 Rating
  • 670 Reviews
  • Skiable Acres: 800

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