An early morning tram at Snowbird, Utah. Photo: Andrew Miller.

Best Quality Snow

1. Whitewater, BC, Canada

2. Snowbird, Utah

3. Aspen/Buttermilk/Highlands/Snowmass

4. Revelstoke, BC, Canada

5. Mammoth Mountain, California

6. Mt. Baker, Washington

7. Brighton, Utah

8. Kirkwood, California

9. Powder Mountain, Utah

10. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Best Western Terrain Variety

1. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

2. Revelstoke, BC, Canada

3. Kirkwood, California

4. Whitewater, BC, Canada

5. Snowmass, Colorado

6. Whistler/Blackcomb, BC, Canada

7. Snowbird, Utah

8. Mammoth, California

9. Mt. Baker, Washington

10. Powder Mountain, Utah

Best Nightlife 

1. Whistler/Blackcomb, BC, Canada

2. Aspen, Colorado

3. Breckenrige, Colorado

4. Heavenly, California

5. Park City, Utah

6. Mammoth, California

7. Vail, Colorado

8. Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada

9. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

10. Mt. Bachelor (Bend), Oregon

Best Value

1. Sierra-at-Tahoe, California

2. Whitewater, BC, Canada

3. Timberline/Mt.Hood, Oregon

4. Boreal, California

5. Mt. Baker, Washington

6. Sugarbush, Vermont

7. Mount Snow, Vermont

8. Waterville Valley, New Hampshire

9. Kirkwood, California

10. Powder Mountain, Utah

Best East Coast Terrain Variety

1. Jay Peak, Vermont

2. Sugarloaf, Maine

3. Killington, Vermont

4. Sugarbush, Vermont

5. Whiteface Mountain, New York

6. Stowe, Vermont

7. Mount Snow, Vermont

8. Waterville Valley, Vermont

9. Loon, New Hampshire

10. Sunday River, Maine