Top Ten Best Ski Resorts

The Top Ten
1 Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia

Whistler is an amazing place. I have gone there since I was four. It teaches me about skiing and has the best paths.

An amazing resort everyone should visit, so much to explore and great snow.

I love this place. Endless amazing terrain that you never get sick of.

No. 1 in my opinion

2 Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
3 Alta, Utah
4 Blue Mountains, Ontario
5 Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria

A resort that ticks all the boxes, having the biggest fully-interlinked ski area in Austria, having been voted 'Best Austrian Ski Resort' by DSV Aktiv magazine of Germany, 'Best European Resort Development' by 'Where to Ski & Snowboard', 5 Star Apres-ski Resort by ADAC Ski Atlas, etc, etc. Combines beautiful scenery with village charm, friendly locals and a good, reliable, ski-convenient area. Has also been named by The Daily Telegraph as the best resort for intermediate skiers - and the apres-ski fun is legendary!

According to the ski industry's "2014 International Report on Snow & Mountain Tourism (which can be Googled), covering thousands of resorts in 56 countries, Saalbach-Hinterglemm is now the second most popular resort in the world (La Plagne being number 1). The resort's lift company has recently announced that it will be installing a connecting link with Fieberbrunn in 2015/16, increasing the piste kilometers by 20%. Also that it will be linking by new lifts with Zell am See-Kaprun in the 2016/17 season, almost doubling the current size of the ski area. I guess it has La Plagne in its sights!

In the list of the world's most popular ski resorts, covering thousands of ski resorts in 56 countries (see 2014 International Report on Snow and Mountain Tourism), Saalbach-Hinterglemm is in number 2 position, behind La Plagne. Last year it was number 7, so it is in the ascendancy, and this is likely to continue with the recent announcement that it is to become connected by new lifts with the neighbouring resorts of Fieberbrunn (in 2015/16) and Zell am See-Kaprun (in 2016/17). Incidentally, although La Plagne (currently) beats it into second place for popularity, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, an original farming village, rather than a purpose-built ski station, is indisputably far prettier and also considerably less expensive. There is also absolutely no comparison in terms of apr├Ęs-ski atmosphere and entertainment.

The Austrian resort that ticks all the boxes. 200km of piste - biggest fully-interlinked ski area in Austria. Voted 'Best Austrian Ski Resort' by DSV Aktiv, leading German sports magazine, and 'Best European Resort Development' by' Where to Ski & Snowboard'. Awarded the full 5 stars by ADAC for its vibrant apres-ski atmosphere... Oh, and it's very very pretty, friendly and relatively inexpensive.

6 Aspen, Colorado
7 Park City, Utah

I'm sorry but I live in park sity and deer valley is not as good as park city. My list is
Park city utah
Canyons utah
Deer valley utah
Aspen Colorado
Alta utah
Snow bird utah
Snow basin utah
Winter park Colorado
Alagna Italy
Whistler black combs British columbia

8 Lake Louise Mountain Resort, Alberta

Amazing! So many runs and a lot of pow!

9 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Beautiful landscape with amazing skiing ramps. No wonder why the 2026 Olympics will be held here.

10 Snowbird, Utah
The Contenders
11 Snowbasin, Utah

This place just ownS most others. Nice place to ski!

12 Deer Valley, Utah

Best ski resort. Everyone is so nice and it only allows skiers which is awesome. If you haven't been here, you definitely should.

13 Jackson Hole, Wyoming
14 Powder Mountain, Utah
15 Whiteface Mountain, New York
16 Steamboat Springs, Colorado
17 St Moritz, Switzerland

YES! Go skiing in Corvatsch. The skiing is great, the slopes are in great condition, the food is great, everything is just GREAT!

18 Vail, Colorado
19 Killington Resort, Vermont
20 Breckenridge, Colorado

How is this only 23?

21 Bear Mountain, California

Good terrain parks.

22 Canyons Resort, Utah
23 Sun Valley, Idaho
24 Big Sky, Montana
25 Ski Amade, Austria
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