Fodor's Skiing USA Guide Book

by Emmanuelle Morgan, Editor (Fodor's LLC)
Fodorand39;s Skiing USA  by Emmanuelle Morgan, Editor

400pp/maps
ISBN: 1400012309

Fodor's Skiing USA is a completely updated all-in-one guide to the country's 31 foremost winter resorts covering California, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming. Fodor's ski experts offer everything both novice and veteran skiers and boarders need for a perfect vacation. This guide is packed with candid descriptions of the top areas including the best lodges, hotels, and condos in all price categories; the best restaurants on and off the mountain; and apres-ski action- from family-friendly to dance-all-night; and offers an insider's look at terrain, elevations, lift-ticket prices, runs, lifts, base facilities, other snow sports, and more.

© 2003 Emmanuelle Morgan, Editor/Fodorand39;s LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Fodor's Skiing USA" Guide Book
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... Preview: Alta is an old-fashioned, unpretentious ski area that has resisted change and is proud of it. Unlike almost every other ski destination in the country, this one has eschewed the mania for high-speed c ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Alta, UT - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Aspen sits in the Roaring Fork Valley, a wide, U-shape cut of land created by glacial activity that lies in the heart of central Colorado’s 2-million-acre White River National Forest. The valley stret ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Aspen, CO - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts - Trail Length:
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... Preview: Beaver Creek, sister resort to Vail, is 10 mi down the valley, built into a plateau just above the small town of Avon. This ultraluxurious enclave for those who like to be pampered is a distinct contr ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
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... Preview: It’s hard to compare Big Sky with any other resort in this book. It is indeed unique—as unique as the state of Montana itself. Big Sky is an unaffected major-league resort perched at the base of Lone ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Big Sky, MT - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: One of the leading resorts in Summit County—Col-orado’s prime skiing country—Copper Mountain shares the terrain of the wondrously scenic Ten Mile Range with Keystone, Breckenridge, and Arapahoe Basin. ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Copper Mountain, CO - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Crested Butte takes you back in time: not necessarily back to the mining era, when settlers were just staking their claims to this rugged and beautiful corner of the Elk Mountains, but back to the 196 ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Crested Butte, CO - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Deer Valley is an elegant and soothingly serene preserve just 1 mi from Park City’s historic Main Street and the slopes of Park City Mountain Resort, and 3 mi from the Canyons Resort. You can stay in ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Park City, UT - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: It was the sight of Lake Tahoe that prompted Mark Twain to write, “I thought it must surely be the fairest picture the whole earth affords.” Heavenly Ski Resort is the largest of the ski areas that su ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
South Lake Tahoe, CA - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Technically speaking, Jackson and Jackson Hole, though closely related, are distinct entities. Jackson ole is the name of the valley, and it’s also the name of the ski resort, though the resort center ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Jackson, WY - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Among Summit County’s four ski resorts, Keystone competes with Copper Mountain for size and variety of terrain. A merger of Keystone and Breckenridge with Vail Resorts (Vail and Beaver Creek) in 1997 ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Keystone, CO - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: When you think Killington, you think big. It’s the biggest in the East, and by acreage and number of trails, it’s among the biggest in the country. When Killington opened on December 13, 1958, it had ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Killington, VT - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Mammoth says it all. Its broad-shouldered conical peak sits just over 11,000 ft in elevation, and gets covered with some of the deepest snow in the Sierra Nevada from November through June. Mammoth is ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Mammoth Lakes, CA - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Mount Snow, Vermont’s second-largest ski resort, got its start in 1954 when colorful entrepreneur Walter Schoenknecht turned farmer Reuben Snow’s upper astures on Mt. Pisgah into Mount Snow Resort. It ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Mount Snow, VT - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: In the 1870s the town of Park City was the site of the largest silver-mining camp in the country. In those halcyon days its population swelled to nearly 10,000 fortune seekers, and its Main Street was ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Park City, UT - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Powder. It defines Snowbird as much as the soaring granite peaks and the forests of Engelmann spruce, lodgepole pine, and Douglas fir. You come to Snowbird for the steep and deep—and no other reason. ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Snowbird, UT - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: This immense, self-contained resort is larger than the combined acreage of the other three areas (Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, and Buttermilk) that make up the Aspen scene. Snowmass is big enough ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Aspen, CO - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Squaw Valley is a big brute of a resort, its 4,000 lift-served acres competing well with its megasize California neighbors: Mammoth at 3,500 acres and Heavenly at 4,800. Squaw seems more intimidating ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Olympic Valley, CA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
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... Preview: When you think of modern-day Steamboat, two images come to mind: One is a leather-faced cowboy in chaps and a Stetson hat astride a horse galloping in knee-deep snow, and the other is powder snow tar- ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Steamboat Springs, CO - Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Stowe Resort covers two mountains, Mt. Mansfield and Spruce Peak. Geographically, Mansfield and Spruce look like siblings of different ages and, perhaps, different fathers. Mansfield is big—by Vermont ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Stowe, VT - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
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... Preview: Stratton Mountain opened to skiers in December 1961 with 7 mi of trails, two lower lifts, and one upper lift. It was designed as a destination resort, not a drive-in/drive-out ski area. It wasn’t unti ... From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Stratton Mountain, VT - Ski Resorts