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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 - 640"

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
366 in 2500 acres 4139 ft 10450 ft 12 99.0 more
2 Snowbird
UT
448 in 2500 acres 3240 ft 11000 ft 11 96.8 more
3 Alta Ski Area
UT
519 in 2200 acres 2020 ft 10550 ft 11 92.1 more
4 Telluride Ski Resort
CO
277 in 2000 acres 3845 ft 12570 ft 18 91.9 more
5 Whistler
BC
415 in 8171 acres 5354 ft 7494 ft 37 91.7 more
6 Vail Ski Resort
CO
359 in 5289 acres 3450 ft 11570 ft 31 91.6 more
7 Aspen Snowmass
CO
296 in 3132 acres 4030 ft 12510 ft 20 90.0 more
8 Revelstoke
BC
357 in 3031 acres 5620 ft 7300 ft 4 87.5 more
9 Park City Mountain Resort
UT
286 in 7300 acres 3100 ft 10000 ft 41 86.7 more
10 Beaver Creek Resort
CO
329 in 1815 acres 3340 ft 11440 ft 25 85.9 more
11 Grand Targhee
WY
464 in 3000 acres 2592 ft 10000 ft 5 85.8 more
12 Big Sky Resort
MT
282 in 5809 acres 3666 ft 11166 ft 21 85.6 more
13 Winter Park Ski Resort
CO
349 in 3081 acres 3060 ft 10700 ft 25 85.1 more
14 Solitude Mountain Resort
UT
398 in 1200 acres 2047 ft 10035 ft 8 85.0 more
15 Alyeska Resort
AK
500 in 1500 acres 2500 ft 2750 ft 9 84.8 more
16 Squaw Valley
CA
363 in 3600 acres 2850 ft 9050 ft 30 83.8 more
17 Steamboat Ski Resort
CO
372 in 2965 acres 3668 ft 10568 ft 18 83.8 more
18 Aspen Mountain - Ajax
CO
253 in 675 acres 3267 ft 11212 ft 8 83.1 more
19 Aspen Highlands
CO
251 in 1028 acres 3635 ft 11675 ft 5 82.7 more
20 Breckenridge Ski Resort
CO
283 in 2358 acres 3240 ft 12840 ft 31 82.5 more
21 Taos Ski Resort
NM
259 in 1294 acres 3243 ft 12450 ft 13 81.9 more
22 Fernie Alpine Resort
BC
371 in 2504 acres 3550 ft 7050 ft 10 81.0 more
23 Whitewater
BC
390 in 1184 acres 2044 ft 6567 ft 4 80.9 more
24 Loveland Ski Area
CO
346 in 1800 acres 1900 ft 12700 ft 10 80.5 more
25 Mammoth
CA
350 in 3500 acres 3100 ft 11053 ft 28 79.9 more
26 Whitefish Mountain Resort
MT
324 in 3000 acres 2353 ft 6817 ft 14 79.9 more
27 Keystone Resort
CO
232 in 3148 acres 2718 ft 11998 ft 20 78.7 more
28 Kirkwood
CA
459 in 2300 acres 2000 ft 9800 ft 14 77.8 more
29 Deer Valley Resort
UT
275 in 2026 acres 3000 ft 9570 ft 22 77.7 more
30 Copper Mountain
CO
280 in 2465 acres 2601 ft 12313 ft 22 77.5 more