Skiing is one of the best winter sports and there is nothing greater than sliding down the snow-covered mountains for the winter sports enthusiasts. To satisfy the passion for an outdoor venture, especially skiing, we present here a list of some must-see ski resorts in the United States.
Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado, covering 2,358 acres, has 155 trails. The longest track Four O’clock is 3.5 miles long and the resort extends over more than ten peaks. Out of the 155 trails, 36-percent are known for the most difficult slopes for experts only, and 13-percent have the easiest slopes. The Aspen Mountain Ski Resort is located in the middle of the Rocky Mountains, Aspen, Colorado. One of the smallest ski resorts, it covers 673 acres and extends over Aspen Mountain and Bell Mountain which has an altitude of 11,212 feet.
Killington, Vermont is the biggest resort in the eastern part of the United States. Covering Vermont’s second highest mountain, Killington Peak, this resort has 200 tracks and 33 ski lifts expanding over 7 mountains. About 17,000 people come here on a fine day. Another famous tourist place having three different ski resorts is Park City, Utah. The three resorts are Park City Mountain Resort, the Canyons Resort, and Deer Valley Resort. Park City Mountain Resort having 104 trails, covers 3,300 acres. Canyons Resort, covering nine mountains with 3,700 acres and 155 tracks, is the largest of the three. Deer Valley Resort has been renovated recently including 200 acres and nine new slopes.
Heavenly Mountain Resort is sitting on Lake Tahoe, situated on the Nevada-California border. Its main features are its 4,800 acres area, 95 slopes, and its height of 10,067 feet. It is the largest ski resort in California. Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania have more than 10 various ski resorts. Out of the ten, the biggest one is Camelback Ski Area. It has 33 slopes, 139-acre area, and 2,133 feet height. Its steepest slope is 800 feet. In the vicinity of Camelback Ski Area is Jack Frost Big Boulder Resort which has two resorts united into one having about 30 different ski slopes. All the above-mentioned ski resorts are very popular with skiing-lovers and a must-see ski resorts in USA.