Spotlight Slopes

Profiles on top-notch ski mountains in the U.S.

There’s nothing we’re more passionate about than good powder and great times out on the mountain. We’re always searching for the best conditions, the most secluded slopes, and great places nearby after the lifts close—we know that’s what you’re looking for too. Spotlight Slopes is our way of giving you the information you need to make the most of your limited ski and snowboard season.

If you can’t decide where to go on your next mountain getaway, the 50 Best Ski Resorts is a great place to start. The weekly installments below are also designed with travel in mind. Statistics provide all the objective info you’re looking for and event information will give you an idea of the best time to visit.

With current snow base information from and interviews with the experts on the mountain, we bring together the most important information so you can make an informed decision. Check out some of the great mountains profiled below and check back for a new spotlight each week.



Sun ValleyIdaho



Jackson HoleWyoming



Mad River GlenVermont

WhitefaceNew York

Crested ButteColorado

Badger PassCalifornia

Jay PeakVermont