Best in the East 2018: LiftsThe results of our reader-ranked survey of the top 10 resorts for chairlifts in Eastern North America.Author:SKI Magazine EditorsPublish date:Nov 1, 2017Social count:842842SHARESNo. 1: Okemo, Vermont"Their obvious strength is their lift system. The heated seats kept us from freezing and the bubble blocking the wind was a godsend."Photo courtesy of Okemo Mountain Resort.1 / 10Looking for more reader-rankings in the east? Check out the top 10 ski areas of service and the top 10 spots for terrain variety. Plus, don't miss the 10 top places for snow quality, the 10 favorite spots for groomed terrain, and the overall Top 10 in the East.