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Whether you are looking for upscale après or opulent overnight stays, these resorts have got you covered. These are the top 10 ski destinations in the West for those looking for a luxurious experience with testimonials from the skiers who love these resorts.
1. Deer Valley, Utah
One thing's for sure: Deer Valley knows how to make a skier feel special.
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“It's not just skiing, it's an experience. From the moment you arrive, you feel regal. They've cornered the market on customer service.”
Check out more info about Deer Valley 2. Sun Valley, Idaho
"Excellent resort! Terrain is challenging and snow is always excellent. Food and service are best in the business and the amenities surrounding resort are fantastic."
Read more about Sun Valley 3. Aspen Snowmass, Colo.
No shortage of amazing apres spots at Aspen
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"Aspen/Snowmass has the best of overall amenities of any ski area I have been to in the 48 years I have been skiing."
See more details about Aspen Snowmass 4. Beaver Creek, Colo.
"If you're looking for a fine dining/lodging/skiing experience this is the place! Don't miss the on-mountain cabin dining venues."
Find out what's new at Beaver Creek 5. Whistler Blackcomb, B.C.
Nothing better than hitting the spa after a long day of skiing
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"Whistler Blackcomb is my absolute favorite ski resort on the planet. The mix of amazing terrain, endless runs, fantastic hotels and an amazing village to do dinners, apres ski or activities inside is hard to beat."
Read more about Whistler Blackcomb 6. Telluride Ski Resort, Colo.
"Telluride has everything you could want in a destination resort. Terrain, great lodging options, awesome town with unique bars, restaurants and dining options"
Find out more information for Telluride 7. Vail, Colo.
Vail ensures that guests have the perfect places to cozy up at the end of the day
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"I've skied a lot of resorts, but for one mountain and all other amenities that never tire, Vail is simply the best. Period."
There's always something happening at Vail 8. Park City Resort, Utah
"Super friendly resort staff made our days on the slopes very fun. Park City seemed to go out of their way to make sure you could find your way around"
Learn more about Park City Mountain Resort, Utah 9. Northstar, Calif.
Northstar offers an abundance of luxury hotels for those looking for a pampered stay
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The perfect cocktail of California charm, sun, scenery, tree and glade skiing in a wonderful warm, friendly relaxed and welcoming atmosphere!!
Read more about Northstar 10. Steamboat, Colo.
"I absolutely love Steamboat. From their downtown to their ski area, there's not a single thing that disappoints."
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