The Least Crowded Ski Resorts in the U.S.

Some of the least-crowded resorts are located in the most popular ski destinations

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Winter sport fanatics, I am sure you are pleased that winter is finally here. This means acres of skiable terrain, gorgeous mountaintop views, and cozy resort getaways.

For the most part, ski resorts are loaded with people right now. It can be a very frustrating, and sometimes dangerous, experience skiing and snowboarding down a mountain crowded with people. Not to mention prices, overbooked rooms, and jam-packed ski lifts won’t make your trip any less stressful.

But you have waited all year for this, and those of you who enjoy skiing and snowboarding are not going to let the crowds stand in your way. Instead, you should opt for a less overwhelming trip and consider choosing a different destination — one that offers you the chance to ski peacefully and doesn’t include crowded slopes and a vast amount of people.

Believe it or not, some of the least-crowded resorts are located in the most popular ski destinations. For instance, when we think of Wyoming in the winter, skiing at Jackson Hole usually comes to mind. But the truth is that although Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is absolutely incredible and also extremely popular, you’re going to have no choice but to put up with the large crowds and long lines. However, the also incredible and frequently overlooked Grand Targhee Resort has fewer crowds and, similar to Jackson Hole, it offers incredible snow and beautiful views.

 

The Least-Crowded Ski Resorts in the US

 

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