Friendships, especially the lifelong ones, are forged on highs and lows. It's not that we forget, exactly, but it's easier to remember at Silverton, where there's nothing to focus on besides going up and getting down.
The only thing better than Silverton? Seven of them. The legendary lift-accessed backcountry op has offered heli-skiing for two years now, and for $999, you get a hell of a lot more terrain than the guys using the lift.