Winter often has a way of making towns look gloomy and depressing but certain places seem to be immune to that effect. The outdoor vibe of mountain towns – popular or lesser-known – gives you energy like nothing else. They offer plenty of thrilling adventures. The 2017 Farmers’ Almanac says that “winter is back!” The locations on the following list any winter’s forecast – from lots of snow to plenty of sunny and warm days. Whatever your preference is, you will find a fit among these cities.