While most people start moaning about the approaching winter with its cold temperatures and heavy snow, you are thrilled because the coming winter can only mean one thing: ski season! Time to strap on the boots and hit the mountain. And with this list of the best ski resorts in North America for powder skiing this winter, you’re sure to have the best season ever.
Located just outside Salt Lake City, UT, Alta Ski Area is easily accessible, and gets an average of 560 inches of snow per year, Alta is a great ski resort for skiers of all ability levels. 25% of the terrain is for beginner, 40% intermediate, and 35% is for expert skiers. While there are runs available for all ability levels, skiers agree Alta is home to some of the most challenging terrain in North America. One of the larger ski resorts, Alta boasts a whopping 2,200 square acres of skiable terrain and a summit of 10,550 feet. Less than a mile away from Alta is Snowbird Ski Resort, another popular resort for powder skiing. These linked resorts all over Utah can make for a whole week of powdery fun. Continue reading “Best Resorts for Powder Skiing This Winter”