top ten ski resorts

Top Ten Ski Resorts
in the United States
TP Gold's Pick

#3 Ski Resort
Deer Valley Ski Resort
Deer Valley Resort is located in Park City, Utah 32 miles from the Salt Lake International Airport.

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Deer Valley: The Quest for Excellence
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The Chocolate Snowball and Other Fabulous Pastries from Deer Valley Bakery
From Deer Valley, the Utah ski resort renowned for cuisine and service, Executive Pastry Chef Letty Halloran Flatt offers 125 of the resort's tried-and-true recipes for breakfast treats, homemade breads, cookies and ice creams as well as pies and tarts, elegant cakes and one-of-a-kind desserts--a mouthwatering blend of Flatt's years of experience and her penchant for fresh, natural flavors.

Deer Valley Resort was the official site of the 2002 Olympic Slalom, Mogul and Aerial Events.

During the 2002 winter season Deer Valley was a host venue for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. It was also recognized by the readers of SKI magazine as the #1 resort in North America in the individual areas of dining, guest service and mountain grooming.

Deer Valley resort is the stage in February of 2003 for the 2003 Freestyle FIS World Championships utilizing the same runs on which Olympians competed in 2002.

Known as the ski resort that has revolutionized ski-area service, Deer Valley is nestled in Utah's picturesque Rocky Mountain Wasatch Range.

Deer Valley's varied terrain, spread over four mountains, offers something for every skier.

Not only does Deer Valley provide great snow, guests enjoy summer events of lift-served hiking and biking on the once snow-laden slopes. Horseback riding, scenic chairlift rides, concerts, adventure camps and more are available to guests throughout the warmer seasonal months.

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Helicopter Skiing and Snowboarding
One of the world's most renowned helicopter skiing and snowboarding operations, Wasatch Powderbird Guides offers the ideal location for accessing snow. Nestled between Alta and Snowbird ski resorts, our custom built heliport commands a spectacularly scenic site in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Snowcat Skiing
With endless acres of powdered slopes, Powder Mountain offers over 5500 acres of shreddable terrain. Guests may have a more exhilarating experience with any guided cat riding tour in Utah's backcountry. As a mecca for snow sport enthusiasts, Powder Mountain offers unbeatable runs and incredible powder bringing riders back year after year.

With over 800 miles of groomed snowmobile trails from the red rock canyons of Southern Utah to the rugged mountains in the Northern reaches of the state, Utah has plenty of snowmobile options. Eight unique trail complexes are located across the state with interlinking trail systems. For those who prefer powder, there are thousands of acres of high-mountain bowls that can be accessed from the groomed complexes.