No. 1: Sun Valley, Idaho
"The lifts are easy to access, and there are seldom any lines, talk about all-around awesome."
Photo courtesy of Sun Valley Ski Area.
No. 2: Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia
"Having the option of two huge mountains with the ease of the Peak 2 Peak gondola linking them? Amazing. There's so much terrain at your fingertips because of this feat of engineering."
Photo courtesy of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings.
No. 3: Deer Valley, Utah
"Best designed lift system anywhere, you can move from one side of Deer Valley to the other in fifteen minutes."
Photo courtesy of Deer Valley Resort.
No. 4: Snowbasin, Utah
"Best lift system in Utah by far, it handles peak crowds with ease, meaning lift lines are rare."
Photo courtesy of Snowbasin Resort.
No. 5: Snowmass, Colorado
"The lifties are always so courteous, especially with little kids. And with tons of lifts, it's so nice that almost all of them are high-speed."
Photo courtesy of Aspen Skiing Company.
No. 6: Vail, Colorado
"There's been a ton of great improvements to the lifts over the past few years, meaning more time on snow and less time in line."
Photo courtesy of Vail Resorts.
No. 7: Mammoth Mountain, California
"The lift system is the best! So well thought out and makes navigating the mountain really simple."
Photo courtesy of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.
No. 9: Snowbird, Utah
"The lifts are great, I've never really had to wait in a long line! And the tram is super fast with some breathtaking views."
Photo courtesy of Snowbird Ski Resort.
No. 10: Big Sky, Montana
"Big doesn't even begin to describe the amount of terrain at Big Sky, but the lifts are fast and well-placed, and do a great job of helping you reach it all."
Photo courtesy of Cody Whitmer, Big Sky Resort.
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