List of best US ski resorts-top 25 ski resorts in the United States 2019

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After snowboarders and skiers pull on many layers of clothing, strap up their ski boots, and make their way to the slopy slopes, they know that the nature and quality of a resort can make or break their experience.
Exposeuk.com a startup that has revolutionized consumer reviews for local businesses has used data from Google, Facebook, and other top review sites to identify the List of the best US ski resorts.
To qualify for this, ski mountains had to be a public resort that is open for the 2019 season and has over 500 online reviews. Exposeuk info then consolidated that review information for more than 350 resorts across the US through its platform to provide the following rankings of the top 25 ski resorts in the nation:

25. Copper Mountain Resort

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Resort Location: Frisco, Colorado

Overall star rating: 4.5993

Total number of reviews: 806

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $158

One thing to know is: With a summit height of 12,441 feet,a 2,490 acres of skiable territory, and 23 chair lifts, boarders and skiers never get tired of tearing up Copper Mountain. You may acknowledge the resort from ski scenes in the 1994 movie Dumb and Dumber that were photographed there.

24. Solitude Mountain Resort

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resort Location: Solitude, Utah

Overall star rating at: 4.5998

Total number of reviews: 2249

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $109

One thing to know is: Solitude Mountain Resort is positioned close to some of the biggest and most popular ski resorts in the nation, but it is a great mountain in its own way. It has over 1,200 acres of skiable terrain and a summit height of 10,035 feet but the resort is best known for having the some of the most spectacular powder in the country thanks to its position in the Big Cottonwood Canyon.

23. Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe

Location: Washoe County, Nevada

Overall star rating: 4.6009

Total number of reviews: 654

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $135

One thing to know about this resort: As one of the most popular ski areas in the Lake Tahoe region, Mt. Rose is a quick 25-minute drive from Reno and a comfortable trip from the airport.

22. Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort

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Location: Wilmington,New York

Overall star rating: 4.6020

Total number of reviews: 814

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $96

One thing to know about this resort: Established near Lake Placid, Whiteface Mountain resort is one of the highest skiing peaks of the Adirondack Mountains range and was homely to many of the events during the 1980WinterOlympics.

21. Bretton Woods

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Location: Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

Overall star rating: 4.6199

Total number of reviews: 542

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $99

One thing to know about this place: Bretton Woods is one of the smaller ski spots on this list, but it is still the largest in all of New Hampshire with 464 skiable acres.

20. Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley

Location: Summerhaven, Arizona

Overall star rating: 4.6267

Total number of reviews: 884

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $47

One thing to know about location: Mt. Lemmon is the southernmost ski destination spot in the entire United States.

19. Stowe Mountain Resort

Stowe Mountain Resort

Location: Stowe, Vermont

Overall star rating: 4.6297

Total number of reviews: 875

2019  maximum daily lift ticket cost: $134

One thing to know about location: Stowe ‘s gondola transports visitors between Mount Mansfield the highest peak in the state and its “twin” mountain, Spruce Peak.

18. Mt. Baker Ski Area

Location: Glacier, Washington

Overall star rating: 4.6297

Total number of reviews: 1,093

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $60

One thing to know about this location: With an average snowfall of 641 inches, Mt. Baker Ski Area is popular for (unofficially) getting more snow than any other ski resort in the entire world.

17. Killington Ski Area

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Location: Killington, Vermont

Overall star rating: 4.6348

Total number of reviews: 1,246

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $124

One thing to know about this spot: Known as the “Beast of the East,” Killington is the biggest ski resort on the East Coast region and has a 3,050-foot vertical drop the largest in New England.

16. Loveland Ski Area

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Location: Georgetown, Colorado

Overall star rating: 4.6395

Total number of reviews: 1,362

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $79

One thing to know about location: Loveland Ski spot is the closest mountain that is to Denver. Historically speaking, the resort has prided itself on becoming one of the first ski spots in North America to open each year. This season, opening day was October 20.

15. Sundance Mountain Resort

Location: Provo, Utah

Overall star rating: 4.6398

Total number of reviews: 3,184

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $85

One thing to know about the resort: Actor Robert Redford founded Sundance Mountain Resort in the year 1969 to promote “the careful growth of a community committed towards the balance of nature, art, and community,” according to the resort’s website.

14. Deer Valley Resort

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Location: Park City, Utah

Overall star rating: 4.6418

Total number of reviews: 2,200

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $169

One thing to know about the resort: With more than 2,000 acres of excellent skiable terrain, Deer Valley is one of the largest resorts on our list of the best US ski resorts. It’s also one of the most luxurious,expensive complete with spectacular lodges, renowned fine dining, and relaxing spas.

13. Crested Butte Mountain Resort

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Location: Crested Butte, Colorado

Overall star rating: 4.6443

Total number of reviews: 700

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $125

One thing to know about this place: Located in southwestern Colorado region, Crested Butte has such a notable good reputation for being a legit, western resort that it is known to many people as “Colorados Last Great Ski Town.”

12. Snowbasin Resort

Location: Ogden, Utah

Overall star rating: 4.6589

Total number of reviews: 2,835

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $115

One thing to know about the location: Snowbasin opened in the year 1940, making it one of the oldest continuously operational ski areas in the US.

11. Monarch Mountain

Location: Gunnison, Colorado

Overall star rating: 4.6597

Total number of reviews: 670

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $89

One thing to know about this spot: Smaller than many of its behemoth Colorado neighbors, Monarch Mountain is an independently controlled ski area that boasts about 800 skiable acres.

10. White Pass Ski Resort

Location: Naches, WA

Overall star rating: 4.6647

Total number of reviews: 665

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $69

One thing to know about this spot: With a 6,500-foot summit, White Pass has a stunning area view of Mount Rainier from many of its trails.

9. Brighton Resort

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Location: Brighton, Utah

Overall star rating: 4.6777

Total number of reviews: 4,210

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $89

One thing to know: Brighton Resort is the only ski area in Utah state where skiers and boarders can take high-speed quads to every trail, so guests aren’t likely to spend much time standing in line for the lift.

8. Aspen Snowmass Ski Resort

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Location: Aspen, Colorado

Overall star rating: 4.6997

Total number of reviews: 1,199

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $159

One thing to know: Aspen is one of the most well-reputable ski resorts in the world with a reputation for catering to the rich and famous individuals. With four different locations and 5,303 acres of skiable terrain, snowboarders and skiers would be hard pressed to get a better complete package.

7. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

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Location: Dillon, Colorado

Overall star rating: 4.7001

Total number of reviews: 1,784

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $85

One thing to know about this spot: Arapahoe Basin is known as “The Legend,” and maybe that is, as a result, of the mountain, routinely staying open well into the summer thanks to its high altitude.

6. Steamboat Ski Resort

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Location: Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Overall star rating: 4.7071

Total number of reviews: 1,229

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $179

One thing to know about the location: Steamboat is mostly known for its “Champagne Powder” snow type that is exceptionally light and also fluffy due to its unusually low water content.

5. Sugarloaf

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Location: Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Overall star rating: 4.7153

Total number of reviews: 3,667

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $99

One thing to know about this spot: Located on Maines second highest mountain peak, Sugarloaf is the only single ski resort on the East Coast region to provides visitors with lift-serviced skiing and snowboarding above the treeline.

4. Telluride Ski Resort

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Location: Telluride, Colorado

Overall star rating: 4.7311

Total number of reviews: 848

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $115

One thing to know about this spot: For such a well-known mountain, Telluride resort is a relatively quiet mountain with small amount crowds if any at all located in a quaint town that has been labeled a National Historic Landmark. It’s high altitude further allows for an extended season.

3. Wolf Creek Ski Area

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Location: Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Overall star rating: 4.7325

Total number of reviews: 673

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $72

One thing to know about the spot: Wolf Creek gets dumped with an entire 430 inches of natural powder every season, also good enough to get the unofficial popular title of the ski resort with “The Most Snow in Colorado.”

2. Powder Mountain

Location: Eden, Utah

Overall star rating: 4.7533

Total number of reviews: 1,443

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $88

One thing to know about the spot: Powder Mountain or “Pow Mow” as it is known to locals flaunts the most skiable terrain of any mountain in the United States. Between its over 8,464 skiable acres and over 500 inches of yearly snowfall, Powder Mountain resort is undoubtedly one of the best ski resorts in the US.

1.best US ski resorts- Beaver Mountain Ski Area

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Beaver Mountain

Location: Garden City, Utah

Overall star rating: 4.8140

Total number of reviews: 586

2019 maximum daily lift ticket cost: $50

One thing to know about this spot: One of the oldest ski mountains in the US, Beaver Mountain ski resort is known as one of the most affordable and also the most family-friendly ski resorts in Utah state. It flaunts a cozy 828 skiable acres and more than 400 inches of snow each year that draws many locals to come “Ski the Beav.”

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