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User currently offlineDtwclipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1343 times:

Where do you all ski?

Local: http://www.boynehighlands.com/ We head up north as often as we can.

Yearly: http://www.dolomitisuperski.com/default.asp?L=3 And hit the dolomites once a year.

BTW, triva Q. Where is the largest skier market in the US, in terms of purchases of skis, etc?





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User currently offlineRunway23 From US Minor Outlying Islands, joined Jan 2005, 2208 posts, RR: 35
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1310 times:

I personally like Crans-Montana and Saas-Fee (Switzerland), where I go to only when I have a long weekend. Otherwise for day skiing I head to Chamonix or La Clusaz in Northern Elbonia.

The Rhaat


User currently offlineSDLSimme From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 465 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1305 times:

I usually ski in Vemdalen (Sweden).

http://www.skistar.com/vemdalen



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User currently offlineDinker225 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1066 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1289 times:

Favorite resort is Vail in Colorado. Ski'd there many many times over my short life. Worked for the resort for 4 years as well. Out of all the resorts in Colorado its the best one I've ski'd.

Dinker



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User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 17661 posts, RR: 46
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1288 times:

My favorites are:

1) Blackcomb/Whistler
2) Squaw Valley
3) Aspen Highlands/Big Sky/Big Mountain...can't decide  Wink/being sarcastic



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User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1285 times:

When I was younger, my parents and I used to make at least one ski holiday every year (mostly two).

I really liked Obersdorf/Germany (have been there most) but also Saas Fee/Switzerland and Ischgl/Austria, a personal highlight was Aspen/USA but it was unfortunately too crowded (the snow was good though).

I would love to ski in the Lake Tahoe area but until now I have only been there in the summer.

Patrick


User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 50
Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1282 times:

Lake Louise and Sunshine are my favorites.

I have skied at Vail (Very Nice) and several resorts in Austria and Italy.

The European resorts had a crappy winter while I was there, therefore the low marks.

Vail was wonderful, but, I feel the scenery was "better" in Alberta.

Andreas  Big thumbs up



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User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1275 times:

Always was rather fond of Park City/Deer Valley... even though they're so dang crowded nowadays  Sad

User currently offlineRadarbeam From Canada, joined Mar 2002, 1310 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1273 times:

Local: Mont-Tremblant and Mont St-Sauveur. They're both about an hour away so I'll go 2 or 3 times a month.

Annual-ish: French Alps, Les Gets or Val Thorens.


User currently offlineDLKAPA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1268 times:

Fav is Copper Mountain, although I also like Durango Mountain aka PURG

User currently offlineSLC1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1262 times:

Well...

http://www.brightonresort.com/
http://www.alta.com/
http://www.thecanyons.com/

All from my hometown (20 min from my house), I'm a lucky bastard


User currently offlineJetsGo From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 3085 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 1260 times:

Well, since I live in Sacramento, I've been to just about every resort in the whole Tahoe region, and I would say my top 3 would be:


http://www.skiheavenly.com
http://www.squaw.com
http://www.skialpine.com


If you are a beginner skier, definitely check out http://www.borealski.com It is by far the best place to learn how to ski or snowboard.

Add on to the thread: do you ski or snowboard? I ski.


Chris



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User currently offlineUadc8contrail From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1782 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 1227 times:

#1)Blue sky basin@VAIL

#2)Copper mtn

#3)Breck



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User currently offlineB747_A340 From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 197 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1210 times:

1) Lake Tahoe, CA
2) Telluride, CO
3) Sunrise, AZ



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User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 14, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1209 times:

how do I book reservation at a ski resort? how much is the package (average)?

$10,000 for one weekend (three days, two nights) - forget it.

$150 for one night - yes!



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User currently offlineWillo From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 1352 posts, RR: 12
Reply 15, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1188 times:

just come back (in one piece Smile) from a week in our favourite ski resort - perfect snow this year, which hasn't always been the case in recent years in the French Alps.

http://www.valcenis.com/



User currently offlineJaspike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1186 times:

http://www.skiheavenly.com

Love it Big grin

Great views from up there...



Tom

[Edited 2005-02-16 12:23:33]

User currently offlineBA380 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 17, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1175 times:

Wengen, Switzerland. Magic.


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User currently offlineJamotcx From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1037 posts, RR: 25
Reply 18, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1172 times:

Well I've only ever skied in the US.

Breckenridge - has to be my favorite
Copper Mountain
Keystone

and a few others I cant remember off the top of my head in the Rockies.


Jamo


User currently offlineOYRJA From Denmark, joined Feb 2007, 78 posts, RR: 15
Reply 19, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1156 times:

Engelberg/Titlis for me.

That place is great!! Pretty expensive though. But that's Switzerland  Smile


User currently offline174thfwff From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1153 times:

I really enjoy going to Mont-Tremblant because of their village (and ski trails). I park my car under the hotels for a week, get drunk every night and walk home from the bottom of the village to the top of it... and in the morning put on my snow stuff and walk right over to the chair lift!

-174thfwff


User currently offlineDeltaWings From Switzerland, joined Aug 2004, 1294 posts, RR: 17
Reply 21, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1142 times:

Serfaus, Fiss and Ladis (in Austria).......simply one of the best ski resorts in the world!


http://www.serfaus-fiss-ladis.at
















~DeltaWings

[Edited 2005-02-16 20:03:05]


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User currently offlineDeltaWings From Switzerland, joined Aug 2004, 1294 posts, RR: 17
Reply 22, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1120 times:

Other good places are Lech/Zürs and St. Anton am Arlberg. Those are the best ones before the Arlberg tunnel.


~DeltaWings



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User currently offlineNorthwest_guy From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 217 posts, RR: 4
Reply 23, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1102 times:


I really like Big Mountain, MT and Telluride, CO. I have never skied outside the U.S. though, so I don't have a huge amount to compare.



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