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The West
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Total Resorts in Region:

152

Average Snowfall in Region:

310"

Resort with Most Snow:

Mt. Baker Ski Area - 651"

Largest Vertical:

Revelstoke - 5,620'

Largest Resort by acreage:

Whistler - 8,171 acres

New medal 2014 dark blue Best in West

  Resort
True
Snowfall*
     Acreage Vertical
Drop
Summit
Elevation
Lifts PAF
Score
1 Jackson Hole
WY
368 in 2500 acres 4139 ft 10450 ft 12 99.0 more
2 Telluride Ski Resort
CO
276 in 2000 acres 3845 ft 12570 ft 18 95.6 more
3 Snowbird
UT
497 in 2500 acres 3240 ft 11000 ft 11 94.2 more
4 Alta Ski Area
UT
517 in 2200 acres 2020 ft 10550 ft 11 93.5 more
5 Vail Ski Resort
CO
354 in 5289 acres 3450 ft 11570 ft 31 90.8 more
6 Aspen Snowmass
CO
295 in 3132 acres 4030 ft 12510 ft 20 88.9 more
7 Whistler
BC
419 in 8171 acres 5354 ft 7494 ft 37 88.5 more
8 Steamboat Ski Resort
CO
368 in 2965 acres 3668 ft 10568 ft 18 88.3 more
9 Whitewater
BC
395 in 1184 acres 2044 ft 6567 ft 4 87.6 more
10 Big Sky Resort
MT
286 in 5809 acres 3666 ft 11166 ft 21 86.9 more
11 Park City Mountain Resort
UT
288 in 7300 acres 3100 ft 10000 ft 41 86.1 more
12 Winter Park Ski Resort
CO
347 in 3081 acres 3060 ft 10700 ft 25 85.4 more
13 Revelstoke
BC
367 in 3031 acres 5620 ft 7300 ft 4 85.0 more
14 Beaver Creek Resort
CO
325 in 1815 acres 3340 ft 11440 ft 25 84.9 more
15 Mammoth
CA
354 in 3500 acres 3100 ft 11053 ft 28 84.5 more
16 Solitude Mountain Resort
UT
437 in 1200 acres 2047 ft 10035 ft 8 84.0 more
17 Aspen Highlands
CO
252 in 1028 acres 3635 ft 11675 ft 5 83.8 more
18 Aspen Mountain - Ajax
CO
250 in 675 acres 3267 ft 11212 ft 8 83.0 more
19 Grand Targhee
WY
466 in 3000 acres 2592 ft 10000 ft 5 82.4 more
20 Brighton Ski Resort
UT
504 in 1050 acres 1750 ft 10500 ft 6 82.2 more
21 Breckenridge Ski Resort
CO
282 in 2358 acres 3240 ft 12840 ft 31 81.7 more
22 Deer Valley Resort
UT
275 in 2026 acres 3000 ft 9570 ft 22 81.5 more
23 Squaw Valley
CA
369 in 3600 acres 2850 ft 9050 ft 30 81.5 more
24 Whitefish Mountain Resort
MT
332 in 3000 acres 2353 ft 6817 ft 14 80.6 more
25 Alyeska Resort
AK
488 in 1500 acres 2500 ft 2750 ft 9 80.3 more
26 Kirkwood
CA
459 in 2300 acres 2000 ft 9800 ft 14 80.3 more
27 Taos Ski Resort
NM
254 in 1294 acres 3243 ft 12450 ft 13 79.9 more
28 Crested Butte Ski Resort
CO
253 in 1547 acres 2500 ft 11875 ft 16 79.5 more
29 Fernie Alpine Resort
BC
376 in 2504 acres 3550 ft 7050 ft 10 78.8 more
30 Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
CO
314 in 900 acres 1692 ft 12472 ft 7 78.7 more