Top Most Challenging Ski Areas in West coast

These are the ski areas that respondents said offer the most difficult runs. Participants took into consideration vertical drop, terrain variety and difficulty including glades and off-piste and snow conditions.

  • #1 Magic Mountain, VT
  • #2 Bald Mountain, ID
  • #3 Titus Mountain, NY
  • #4 Mad River Glen, VT
  • #5 Jackson Hole, WY
  • #6 Eagle Point, UT
  • #7 Pebble Creek, ID
  • #8 Mount Bohemia, MI
  • #9 Snowbird, UT
  • #10 Treetops Resort, MI

So much open terrain, and never a big crowd.

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The world doesn't know how amazing this place is.

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Good vibes, great staff, never too crowded.

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Just awesome!

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Best in Alaska. Deep powder, expert terrain and beautiful views.

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The resort is HUGE. Lots of options on where and what terrain to ride.

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Easygoing, beautiful hill, affordable prices, great teachers.

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Even on powder days, the crowds are small and lift lines quick.

Discover the resorts that skiers and riders are most passionate about in North America.