Top Least Crowded Ski Areas in North america

These are the ski areas that are the least crowded. Winners were determined based on the total number of skier and snowboarder visits annually, skiable acreage, lift capacity, and participant feedback on the least crowded ski area.

  • #1 Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area, CA
  • #2 Snow Ridge, NY
  • #3 Soldier Mountain, ID
  • #4 Dagmar Resort, ON
  • #5 Howelsen Hill Ski Area, CO
  • #6 Highlands of Olympia, WI
  • #7 Tahoe Donner, CA
  • #8 Stony Mountain, MB
  • #9 The Whitecap Mountains, WI
  • #10 Alpine Valley, OH

Easygoing, beautiful hill, affordable prices, great teachers.

Image courtesy of Yosemite Park

Inexpensive and terrain for all levels.

Image courtesy of Snow Ridge

Totally empty always, which is great for me.

Image courtesy of Soldier Mountain

No crowds, perfect terrain

Image Courtesy of Howelsen Hill

Tahoe Donner offers a small, safe area where beginners can gain confidence quickly.

Image courtesy of Tahoe Donner

Friendly staff. Good place to learn.

Image courtesy of Stony Mountain

Most terrain options in the area.

Image courtesy of The Whitecap Mountains

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