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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 - 648"

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 Alta Ski Area
UT
521 in 2200 acres 2020 ft 10550 ft 11 96.9 more
3 Snowbird
UT
466 in 2500 acres 3240 ft 11000 ft 11 96.7 more
4 Vail Ski Resort
CO
357 in 5289 acres 3450 ft 11570 ft 31 92.3 more
5 Telluride Ski Resort
CO
279 in 2000 acres 3845 ft 12570 ft 18 90.2 more
6 Whistler
BC
417 in 8171 acres 5354 ft 7494 ft 37 89.1 more
7 Aspen Snowmass
CO
294 in 3132 acres 4030 ft 12510 ft 20 87.5 more
8 Park City Mountain Resort
UT
290 in 7300 acres 3100 ft 10000 ft 41 87.4 more
9 Beaver Creek Resort
CO
328 in 1815 acres 3340 ft 11440 ft 25 87.3 more
10 Winter Park Ski Resort
CO
348 in 3081 acres 3060 ft 10700 ft 25 87.3 more
11 Whitewater
BC
393 in 1184 acres 2044 ft 6567 ft 4 85.6 more
12 Solitude Mountain Resort
UT
400 in 1200 acres 2047 ft 10035 ft 8 85.5 more
13 Grand Targhee
WY
465 in 3000 acres 2592 ft 10000 ft 5 85.4 more
14 Steamboat Ski Resort
CO
371 in 2965 acres 3668 ft 10568 ft 18 85.3 more
15 Mammoth
CA
356 in 3500 acres 3100 ft 11053 ft 28 84.8 more
16 Big Sky Resort
MT
284 in 5809 acres 3666 ft 11166 ft 21 84.4 more
17 Revelstoke
BC
359 in 3031 acres 5620 ft 7300 ft 4 84.4 more
18 Squaw Valley
CA
368 in 3600 acres 2850 ft 9050 ft 30 83.4 more
19 Alyeska Resort
AK
494 in 1500 acres 2500 ft 2750 ft 9 83.1 more
20 Whitefish Mountain Resort
MT
327 in 3000 acres 2353 ft 6817 ft 14 82.5 more
21 Aspen Mountain - Ajax
CO
252 in 675 acres 3267 ft 11212 ft 8 81.8 more
22 Kirkwood
CA
463 in 2300 acres 2000 ft 9800 ft 14 81.7 more
23 Aspen Highlands
CO
253 in 1028 acres 3635 ft 11675 ft 5 81.2 more
24 Breckenridge Ski Resort
CO
283 in 2358 acres 3240 ft 12840 ft 31 81.1 more
25 Loveland Ski Area
CO
347 in 1800 acres 1900 ft 12700 ft 10 80.9 more
26 Taos Ski Resort
NM
258 in 1294 acres 3243 ft 12450 ft 13 80.9 more
27 Brighton Ski Resort
UT
431 in 1050 acres 1750 ft 10500 ft 6 80.8 more
28 Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
CO
316 in 900 acres 1692 ft 12472 ft 7 80.7 more
29 Deer Valley Resort
UT
275 in 2026 acres 3000 ft 9570 ft 22 80.4 more
30 Keystone Resort
CO
235 in 3148 acres 2718 ft 11998 ft 20 80.0 more