In the never-ending debate over which resort is the best, Ski magazine, with a US based readership, released its 2016 Top 10 list of Western North American resorts today. The publication’s readers voted Whistler Blackcomb, as number one for the second straight year. The resort is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Dec. 12.
When a Canadian resort wins with US skiers you know is is the best! The poll is based on replies from 21,000 readers. The rankings are based on a number of factors, including number of lifts, grooming and après-ski options.
The top 10 western resorts as decided by the Ski audience are listed below.
1. Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia
2. Sun Valley, Idaho
3. Deer Valley, Utah
4. Telluride, Colorado
5. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
6. Snowmass, Colorado
7. Vail, Colorado
8. Steamboat, Colorado
9. Whitefish Mountain Resort, Montana
10. Beaver Creek, Colorado