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The Top 10 Ski Resorts in United States Rated for Beginners, Experts and Snowboarders

American Ski Resort Ratings

This page shows only the Top Ski Resorts of United States, ranked according to various criteria.

Opinion Alert:- Only the fact-based comparisons are reliable; everything else is purely subjective and your experience may vary. J2Ski are not responsible for your snow, your mates or your attitude... although we hope you enjoy them all!

There are J2Ski guides to some 409 Ski Resorts in United States.

Top 10 American Ski Resorts for Maximum Vertical

Ski Resorts in United States with the Largest accessible Vertical (highest piste to lowest ski lift)
 Ski Resort Vertical
Burke Mountain5,282ft
Big Sky4,396ft
Snowmass4,331ft
Jackson Hole4,167ft
Beaver Creek4,035ft
Timberline - Oregon3,871ft
Steamboat3,675ft
Aspen3,642ft
Lake Tahoe3,576ft
Telluride3,543ft

Top 10 American Ski Resorts for Highest Ski Areas

Ski Resorts in United States with the Ski Areas at Highest Altitude (maximum height above sea level)
 Ski Resort Top
Arapahoe Basin13,058ft
Breckenridge12,992ft
Loveland Ski Area12,697ft
Snowmass12,434ft
Copper Mountain12,402ft
Telluride12,270ft
Keystone12,205ft
Winter Park12,073ft
Santa Fe12,005ft
Monarch Mountain11,952ft

Top 5 American Ski Resorts for Biggest Ski Areas

Ski Resorts in United States with the Largest Ski Areas (total Km of downhill pistes)
 Ski Resort Trails
Lake Tahoe161 miles
Killington91 miles
Park City87 miles
Big Sky85 miles
Steamboat65 miles

Top 10 American Ski Resorts for Best Expert Skiing

Ski Resorts in United States with the Best skiing for Expert Skiers
 Ski Resort Experts
Aspen5*
Vail5*
Buttermilk5*
Mammoth Mountain5*
The Canyons5*
Mount Baker5*
Breckenridge5*
Jackson Hole5*
Ski Apache4*
Arizona Snowbowl4*

Top 10 American Ski Resorts for Best Intermediate skiing

Ski Resorts in United States with the Best skiing for Intermediate skiers
 Ski Resort Interm.
Ski Apache5*
Park City5*
Moonlight Basin5*
Keystone5*
Aspen5*
Powder Mountain5*
Steamboat5*
Vail5*
Powderhorn5*
Buttermilk5*

Top 10 American Ski Resorts for Best gentle Skiing

Ski Resorts in United States with the Best skiing for Beginners
 Ski Resort Beginn.
Liberty Mountain5*
Mount Sunapee5*
Sunday River5*
Snowshoe4*
Ski Apache4*
Arizona Snowbowl4*
Windham Mountain4*
Brighton (Utah)4*
Jiminy Peak4*
Tamarack4*

Top 10 American Ski Resorts for Best Boarding

Ski Resorts in United States with the Best Snowboarding
 Ski Resort Snowboarding
Crested Butte5*
Park City5*
Snowbird5*
Aspen5*
Steamboat5*
Snowmass5*
Vail5*
Stratton Mountain5*
Buttermilk5*
Killington5*

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