Skiing is the world's most popular winter sport. People around the globe share a passion for racing down the glistening white slopes. You can find people skiing in Austria, Switzerland, and Italy in the Alps, or in Colorado and Utah in the Rocky Mountains. Opinions differ though on who has the best skiing in the world may be an impossible task to figure out. For the time being, let's find out where the Top 3 Skiing Resorts in the North America can be found.
3. Alpine Valley, White Lake, Michigan
Alpine Valley, White Lake, Michigan is located in eastern Michigan, North West of Detroit. It's not by any means a large ski resort like you may find in the Rocky Mountains, but its quaintness is what makes it appealing. It spans 118 acres and has 25 trails. The town itself is great for families and is a great spot to get your cocktails when you're done skiing. It may not be the most challenging skiing, but it's good for beginners and is a beautiful environment. It's been open for over 50 years for a reason.
2. Alta Ski Area, Utah
Alta is the oldest ski resort in the country and spans 2,200 acres. It offers the lowest ski lift prices in the country and is known to have the best snow in the country in large part to its high elevation of 8,530 ft. It’s an excellent resort for intermediate skiers.
1. Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia, Canada
Whistler Blackcomb is the largest resort in North America and was the co-host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. It's open year round and friendly to beginner, intermediate, advanced and pro skiers. It's located a mere two hours north of Vancouver making it easy to get to. Whistler Blackcomb's village is lively featuring pedestrians, shops, and restaurants year round.
Sanders Wallis is the Director of New Business Development and an avid skier.