It's a real perk to have somewhere fun and friendly to go after last chair.
The quixotic "overall satisfaction" category may seem hard to define, but it's really just resorts with that little something extra.
The season is over ... so onto to planning for the next one. These 5 U.S. resorts keep skiing honest, and the best rates on passes is now.
Indy Pass resort Magic Mountain is an accessible weekend adventure for Northeast skiers looking for steep and wild terrain close to home.
Some folks in southern Vermont have a “tragic” nickname for Magic Mountain because they think the 135-acre ski area—which has suffered closures and sketchy management in the past—deserves better. But last summer, loyalists came together to buy the mountain and run it as a cooperative, similar to Mad River Glen. Their intent: to keep the legitimate steeps and trees open and spruce up the ski area’s infrastructure and snowmaking. Now the only thing tragic about this mountain, located in Londonderry, would be passing by it on a powder day.