List of best US ski resorts-top 25 ski resorts in the United States 2020

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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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