No. 1: Smugglers' Notch, VT (Click for more info)
"Smuggs is an oasis in the land of range rovers and 'cool kids'. Sick terrain, sick vibe, awesome people, a true skiers mountain. If I want to ski the East, I'm going to Smuggs."
Photo: Courtesy of Priscilla Emerling / Smugglers' Notch.