Over 1,300 of you responded to the annual Resort Poll, with Brighton receiving the loudest shout out for the deepest, lightest, creamiest, straight best snow of any resort. With Snowbird, Utah not far behind, it looks like there might be something to this whole “Best Snow On Earth” that Utah claims. These rankings are right on. Nice work, readers.-A.F.

1. Brighton, Utah
Average annual snowfall: 500 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: Yes

2. Mt. Baker, Washington
Average annual snowfall: 647 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: No

3. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Average annual snowfall: 459 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: Yes

4. Snowbird, Utah
Average annual snowfall: 500 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: Yes

5. Kirkwood, California
Average annual snowfall: 750 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: Yes

6. June Mountain, California
Average annual snowfall: 250 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: Yes

7. Alpine Meadows, California
Average annual snowfall: 370 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: Yes

8. Whistler/Blackcomb, B.C., Canada
Average annual snowfall: 360 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: Yes

9. Big Sky, Montana
Average annual snowfall: 400 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: Yes

10. Mammoth Mountain, California
Average annual snowfall: 400 inches
Snowmaking capabilities: Yes