Top Least Crowded Ski Areas in West coast

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.

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Views for days and well priced!

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Anthony Lakes is small, friendly, family-oriented and personal.

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Mostly natural snow. Limited need for artificial snowmaking.

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Low crowd levels. FANTASTIC lifties. Geared towards families and kids.

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

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

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

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Not crowded, excellent instructors, not expensive. There's even a model lift to learn how to get on and off a lift.

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