Ski Resorts with Largest Skiable Area

  • Vertical Drop 3,226 ft
  • Skiable Area 7,300 ac
  • Number of Lifts 44

Powder Mountain

Eden, UT

  • Vertical Drop 2,205 ft
  • Skiable Area 7,000 ac
  • Number of Lifts 9

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

Olympic Valley, CA

  • Vertical Drop 2,850 ft
  • Skiable Area 6,200 ac
  • Number of Lifts 42

Big Sky

Big Sky, MT

  • Vertical Drop 4,366 ft
  • Skiable Area 5,800 ac
  • Number of Lifts 38

Vail

Vail, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,450 ft
  • Skiable Area 5,317 ac
  • Number of Lifts 33

Heavenly Mountain

South Lake Tahoe, CA

  • Vertical Drop 3,500 ft
  • Skiable Area 4,800 ac
  • Number of Lifts 28

Mount Bachelor

Bend, OR

  • Vertical Drop 3,365 ft
  • Skiable Area 4,323 ac
  • Number of Lifts 15

Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Lakes, CA

  • Vertical Drop 3,100 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,500 ac
  • Number of Lifts 28

Aspen-Snowmass

Aspen, CO

  • Vertical Drop 4,406 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,339 ac
  • Number of Lifts 22

Northstar California

Truckee, CA

  • Vertical Drop 2,280 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,170 ac
  • Number of Lifts 19

Keystone

Keystone, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,128 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,148 ac
  • Number of Lifts 21

Winter Park Resort

Winter Park, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,060 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,081 ac
  • Number of Lifts 23

Snowbasin

Huntsville, UT

  • Vertical Drop 2,900 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,000 ac
  • Number of Lifts 12
  • Vertical Drop 2,353 ft
  • Skiable Area 3,000 ac
  • Number of Lifts 14

Steamboat

Steamboat Springs, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,668 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,965 ac
  • Number of Lifts 18

Breckenridge

Breckenridge, CO

  • Vertical Drop 3,398 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,908 ac
  • Number of Lifts 34

Schweitzer Mountain

Sandpoint, ID

  • Vertical Drop 2,400 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,900 ac
  • Number of Lifts 10

Grand Targhee

Alta, WY

  • Vertical Drop 2,270 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,602 ac
  • Number of Lifts 5

Bogus Basin

Boise, ID

  • Vertical Drop 1,800 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,600 ac
  • Number of Lifts 11

Snowbird

Snowbird, UT

  • Vertical Drop 3,240 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,500 ac
  • Number of Lifts 14

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Teton Village, WY

  • Vertical Drop 4,139 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,500 ac
  • Number of Lifts 13

Copper Mountain

Frisco, CO

  • Vertical Drop 2,738 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,490 ac
  • Number of Lifts 23

49 Degrees North

Chewelah, WA

  • Vertical Drop 1,851 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,325 ac
  • Number of Lifts 7

Kirkwood

Kirkwood, CA

  • Vertical Drop 2,000 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,300 ac
  • Number of Lifts 13

Crystal Mountain

Enumclaw, WA

  • Vertical Drop 3,100 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,600 ac
  • Number of Lifts 11

Discovery

Anaconda, MT

  • Vertical Drop 2,388 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,200 ac
  • Number of Lifts 8

Alta

Alta, UT

  • Vertical Drop 2,538 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,614 ac
  • Number of Lifts 11

Alta is one of the oldest ski resorts in the U.S., opening its debut lift in 1939.

Mount Hood Meadows

Mt Hood, OR

  • Vertical Drop 2,777 ft
  • Skiable Area 2,150 ac
  • Number of Lifts 13

Mt. Hood Meadows in Mount Hood, Oregon, is a skier’s playground with six terrain parks and 2,150 acres of the most varied, skiable terrain in the Northwest.

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