Best in the West 2018: GroomingThe results of our reader-ranked survey of the top 10 resorts for grooming in Western North America.Author:SKI Magazine EditorsUpdated:Oct 27, 2017Original:Oct 26, 2017No. 1: Deer Valley, Utah"The grooming is the best anywhere. I think that if you dropped a quarter in a groove at the top of a run it would make it all the way to the bottom in that same groove."Photo courtesy of Deer Valley Resort.1 / 10Want to know how these western ski areas and more ended up in other rankings? Check out:Top 10 ranks for characterTop 10 resorts for lodgingMost challenging terrain in the WestTop 15 overall resorts in the West here.