1. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
"Whistler Blackcomb is a massive resort with plenty for any skill level. The village has anything you can imagine and great nightlife."
2. Sun Valley, Idaho
"Major huge vert on tap at Sun Valley each day if you are a serious skier, and the après is a blast!"
3. Aspen Snowmass, Colo.
"Aspen is very much a skier's town with après and bars and music venues; a pedestrian-friendly town with almost everything in walking distance."
4. Jackson Hole, Wyo.
"Great nightlife and restaurants in the town of Jackson and very friendly people!"
5. Breckenridge, Colo.
"Great mountain. Town of Breck is always fun with great restaurants and bars."
6. Telluride, Colo.
"Hard to get to, but a big payoff once you arrive. The resort covers all the bases from expert to beginner. The true star is the après in the town of Telluride."
7. Vail, Colo.
"Great terrain, great on-hill services (lodges on every peak, and mid-vail), great lifts, good snow, great après-ski options...when you put it all together, Vail is still one of the best overall experiences around."
8. Park City, Utah
"We loved Park City Old Town, with its mining charm and wonderful restaurants and a bars."
9. Steamboat, Colo.
"Great resort! Steamboat is clearly one of the best places to go skiing, then into town for après-ski and dinner/entertainment out."
10. Crested Butte, Colo.
"The town of Crested Butte is easy to get to from the mountain (the buses run frequently) and has plenty of après to keep you entertained."
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