United States Ski Resort Rankings

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Lowest and Highest

Lowest Highest
Lift Ticket Price Theodore Wirth   Minneapolis, MN US $13.00 $129.00 Silverton Mountain   Silverton, CO US
Vertical Theodore Wirth   Minneapolis, MN US 100 ft 4406 ft Snowmass   Snowmass, CO US
Skiable Area Four Lakes Ski   Lisle, IL US 2 acres 5289 acres Vail   Avon, CO US
Number of Runs Theodore Wirth   Minneapolis, MN US 3 165 Steamboat   Steamboat Springs, CO US

Top 100 - Best Value Ski Resorts
measured by vertical ft / dollar

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Rank Name Value ft / dollar Vertical ft Lift Ticket adult weekend
1. Moonlight Basin   Big Sky, MT US 75.45 4150 ft $55.00
75.5
2. Timberline   Timberline Lodge, OR US 64.74 3690 ft $57.00
64.7
3. Summit at Snoqualmie   Snoqualmie Pass, WA US 61.62 2280 ft $37.00
61.6
4. Mt. Bachelor   Bend, OR US 60.09 3365 ft $56.00
60.1
5. Bridger Bowl   Bozeman, MT US 60 2700 ft $45.00
60
6. Snowbird   Snowbird, UT US 56.84 3240 ft $57.00
56.8
7. Big Sky   Big Sky, MT US 55.77 4350 ft $78.00
55.8
8. Lost Trail Powder Mountain   Conner, MT US 52.94 1800 ft $34.00
52.9
9. Crystal Mountain   Crystal Mountain, WA US 51.67 3100 ft $60.00
51.7
10. Whiteface Mountain   Lake Placid, NY US 51.19 3430 ft $67.00
51.2
11. Saddleback   Rangeley, ME US 50 2000 ft $40.00
50
12. Snowmass   Snowmass, CO US 47.89 4406 ft $92.00
47.9
13. Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park   Mead, WA US 47.62 2000 ft $42.00
47.6
14. Jackson Hole   Teton Village, WY US 47.57 4139 ft $87.00
47.6
15. Arizona Snowbowl   Flagstaff, AZ US 46.94 2300 ft $49.00
46.9
16. Alyeska   Girdwood, AK US 45.45 2500 ft $55.00
45.5
17. Tamarack   http://www.tamarackidaho.com/, ID US 45.16 2800 ft $62.00
45.2
18. Beaver Creek   Vail, CO US 44.89 4040 ft $90.00
44.9
19. Taos   Taos Ski Valley, NM US 44.27 2612 ft $59.00
44.3
20. Great Divide   Marysville, MT US 44.12 1500 ft $34.00
44.1
21. Loveland   Georgetown, CO US 43.04 2410 ft $56.00
43
22. Sun Valley   Sun Valley, ID US 42.5 3400 ft $80.00
42.5
23. Bear Valley   Bear Valley, CA US 42.22 1900 ft $45.00
42.2
24. Smugglers Notch   Smugglers Notch, VT US 42.1 2610 ft $62.00
42.1
25. Telluride   Telluride, CO US 41.79 3845 ft $92.00
41.8
26. Heavenly   Stateline, NV US 40.7 3500 ft $86.00
40.7
27. Schweitzer   Sandpoint, ID US 40.68 2400 ft $59.00
40.7
28. The Canyons   Park City, UT US 40.38 3190 ft $79.00
40.4
29. Steamboat   Steamboat Springs, CO US 40.31 3668 ft $91.00
40.3
30. Mt. Hood Meadows   Mt Hood , OR US 40.25 2777 ft $69.00
40.2
31. Sunlight Mountain   Glenwood Springs, CO US 40.2 2010 ft $50.00
40.2
32. Showdown Ski Area   Neihart, MT US 40 1400 ft $35.00
40
33. Powder Mountain   Eden, UT US 39.38 2205 ft $56.00
39.4
34. Park City Mountain Resort US 39.24 3100 ft $79.00
39.2
35. Sugarloaf   Carrabassett Valley, ME US 39.17 2820 ft $72.00
39.2
36. Whitefish Mountain Resort   Whitefish,, MT US 38.57 2353 ft $61.00
38.6
37. Diamond Peak   Incline Village, NV US 37.55 1840 ft $49.00
37.6
38. Bogus Basin   Boise, ID US 37.5 1800 ft $48.00
37.5
39. Mammoth Mountain   Mammoth Lakes, CA US 37.35 3100 ft $83.00
37.3
40. Crested Butte   US 37.34 3062 ft $82.00
37.3
41. Killington   Killington, VT US 37.2 3050 ft $82.00
37.2
42. Breckenridge   Breckenridge, CO US 36.93 3398 ft $92.00
36.9
43. Deer Valley   Park City, UT US 36.14 3000 ft $83.00
36.1
44. Copper Mountain   Copper Mountain, CO US 36.13 2601 ft $72.00
36.1
45. Squaw Valley   Olympic Valley, CA US 36.08 2850 ft $79.00
36.1
46. Lookout Pass   Mullian, ID US 35.94 1150 ft $32.00
35.9
47. Mt. Baldy Mt. Baldy Village, CA US 35.59 2100 ft $59.00
35.6
48. Vail   Avon, CO US 35.57 3450 ft $97.00
35.6
49. Sandia Peak   Albuquerque, NM US 35.42 1700 ft $48.00
35.4
50. Angel Fire   Angel Fire, NM US 35.2 2077 ft $59.00
35.2
51. Arapahoe Basin   Dillon, CO US 34.92 2270 ft $65.00
34.9
52. Mt. Hood Skibowl   Government Camp, OR US 34.88 1500 ft $43.00
34.9
53. Mt. Baker   Bellingham , WA US 34.75 1500 ft $43.17
34.7
54. Brundage Mountain   McCall, ID US 34.62 1800 ft $52.00
34.6
55. Waterville Valley   Waterville Valley, NH US 34.24 2020 ft $59.00
34.2
56. Keystone   Keystone, CO US 34 3128 ft $92.00
34
57. Cannon Mountain   Franconia, NH US 33.53 2146 ft $64.00
33.5
58. Solitude   Solitude, UT US 33.52 2045 ft $61.00
33.5
59. Wildcat Mountain   Pinkham Notch, NH US 32.49 2112 ft $65.00
32.5
60. Gore Mountain   North Creek, NY US 32.39 2300 ft $71.00
32.4
61. Jay Peak   Jay, VT US 32.13 2153 ft $67.00
32.1
62. Hurricane Ridge   Port Angeles, WA US 32 800 ft $25.00
32
63. White Pass   White Pass, WA US 31.91 1500 ft $47.00
31.9
64. Sugarbush   Warren, VT US 31.71 2600 ft $82.00
31.7
65. Sunday River   Newry, ME US 31.62 2340 ft $74.00
31.6
66. Alta   Alta, UT US 31.56 2020 ft $64.00
31.6
67. Homewood   Homewood, CA US 31.13 1650 ft $53.00
31.1
68. Northstar at Tahoe   Truckee, CA US 30.81 2280 ft $74.00
30.8
69. Wolf Creek   Pagosa Springs, CO US 30.77 1600 ft $52.00
30.8
70. Durango Mountain Resort   Durango, CO US 30.77 2000 ft $65.00
30.8
71. Magic Mountain   Londonderry, VT US 30.36 1700 ft $56.00
30.4
72. Brighton Ski Resort   Brighton, UT US 30.09 1745 ft $58.00
30.1
73. Sierra at Tahoe   Twin Bridges, CA US 29.89 2212 ft $74.00
29.9
74. Ski Santa Fe   Santa Fe, NM US 29.74 1725 ft $58.00
29.7
75. Dodge Ridge   Pinecrest, CA US 29.63 1600 ft $54.00
29.6
76. Steven's Pass   Skykomish, WA US 29.03 1800 ft $62.00
29
77. Bolton Valley   Bolton Valley, VT US 28.88 1704 ft $59.00
28.9
78. Winter Park   Winter Park, CO US 28.81 1700 ft $59.00
28.8
79. Loon Mountain   Lincoln, NH US 28.77 2100 ft $73.00
28.8
80. Okemo   Ludlow, VT US 28.7 2210 ft $77.00
28.7
81. Ski Cooper   Leadville, CO US 28.57 1200 ft $42.00
28.6
82. Alpine Meadows   Tahoe City, CA US 28.16 1802 ft $64.00
28.2
83. Mt. Rose   Reno, NV US 28.13 1800 ft $64.00
28.1
84. Kirkwood   Kirkwood, CA US 27.78 2000 ft $72.00
27.8
85. Grand Targhee   Alta, WY US 26.99 1862 ft $69.00
27
86. Bluewood   Dayton, WA US 26.79 1125 ft $42.00
26.8
87. Stowe   Stowe, VT US 26.52 2360 ft $89.00
26.5
88. Hunter Mountain   Hunter, NY US 26.23 1600 ft $61.00
26.2
89. Buttermilk   Aspen, CO US 26.03 2030 ft $78.00
26
90. Belleayre   Highmount, NY US 26 1404 ft $54.00
26
91. Sierra Summit   Lakeshore, CA US 25.83 1679 ft $65.00
25.8
92. Bear Mountain   Big Bear Lake, CA US 25.76 1700 ft $66.00
25.8
93. Snowy Range   Centennial, WY US 25.64 1000 ft $39.00
25.6
94. Stratton   Bondville, VT US 25.35 2003 ft $79.00
25.4
95. Mountain High   Wrightwood, CA US 25 1600 ft $64.00
25
96. Sugar Bowl   Norden, CA US 25 1500 ft $60.00
25
97. Hoodoo   Sisters, OR US 24.64 1035 ft $42.00
24.6
98. Windham Mountain   Windham, NY US 24.62 1600 ft $65.00
24.6
99. Pajarito Mountain   Los Alamos, NM US 24.49 1200 ft $49.00
24.5
100. Dartmouth Skiiway   Lyme Center, NH US 24.2 968 ft $40.00
24.2
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