Get your winter sports fix at the best mountain resorts around the West

Sunset  – April 15, 2011 | Updated November 17, 2019

For many of us, winter in the West is all about skiing. With some of the best ski resorts in the world located right here in our backyard, powderhounds have plenty to choose from. Spread the love around and try to hit more than one this year.  From the kid-friendly Beaver Creek in Colorado to the low-key slopes of Solitude in Utah, we found the best snowy getaways to suit any group of schussers.