1. Smugglers' Notch, Vt.
"Smuggs is always friendly and welcoming. Lots to do for all ages. Terrain for all abilities. Staff concerned for you safety and well-being. Excellent customer service!"
No. 1 Overall in the East: Smugglers' Notch
2. Mad River Glen, Vt.
"Mad River Glen is all about skiing and enjoying what the sport and outdoor experience has to offer. This is a no-frills area with great staff, a unique vibe, friendly locals, and some fabulous food. This is what skiing and camaraderie is all about."
No. 3 in the East Overall: MRG, Vt.
3. Wachusett, Mass.
"The Wachusett staff is very friendly. The grooming and snowmaking are excellent! Weekdays are the best!"
No. 9 Overall in the East: Wachusett Mountain, Mass.
4. Sugarbush, Vt.
No. 8 in the East Overall: Sugarbush, Vt.
5. Holiday Valley, N.Y.
"Holiday Valley is a great family resort! Awesome service, especially safety and hosts! Fun place for the whole family!."
No. 6 Overall in the East: Holiday Valley, N.Y.
6. Sugarloaf, Maine
No. 12 Overall in the East: Sugarloaf, Maine
7. Stratton Mountain, Vt.
"I like to call the Stratton experience 'Country Club skiing.' The service is great, the employees are super nice, and they groom like my golf club cuts our greens: 'smooth and fast.'"
No. 14 Overall in the East: Stratton Mountain, Vt.
8. Jay Peak, Vt.
"Recent development has made for a great deal of activities and lodging at Jay. The mountain has done a wonderful job in maintaining is local charm and commitment to the community. They have grown big yet still operate in a small, local fashion."
No. 12 in the East Overall: Jay Peak, Vt.
9. Bretton Woods, N.H.
"Bretton Woods does a lot right when it comes to the skiing experience. The caring ski and snowboard instructors are first rate. The Omni Mount Washington Hotel as well many nearby condos are a huge asset for skiers looking for luxury resort-level accommodations."
No. 7 Overall in the East: Bretton Woods, N.H.
10. Tremblant, Que.
No. 2 in the East Overall: Tremblant, Que.