We know, you think Lindsey Vonn’s a good bet to win the women’s downhill at Whistler Blackcomb. And, of course, we agree. But what about the other alpine events? Take a stab at picking the winners, and log back in periodically until the Olympics to see if other readers agree.
Ski country is home to some of the world’s most luxurious lodges, where down featherbeds and Egyptian-cotton sheets are bested only by personal ski valets and snap-to service. Because whether you’re skiing in the glades of Vermont or the bowls of Alberta, the best mountain lodges extend your ski vacation well beyond the slopes.
Sunshine Village, with the longest ski season in the region, has long been known for its winding gondola ride that carries you almost 1,650 vertical feet from the parking lot-along the walls of a valley and box canyon-to the village base area and the rest of the lifts.