The 21 coolest ski towns in North America – 2018
The coolest ski towns make you jealous you don’t live there. You see stoked people with goggle tans and start recognizing a fundamental truth: life gets more kickass at elevation.
But even those who will never live in a ski town should be lucky enough to at least experience those mountain vibes as a visitor. Hopefully, these highlights get you motivated for the season ahead.
By virtue of the terrain, ski towns are river towns. Most every place here is just as interesting and fun in summer as it is in winter, and many of the watersheds here are spectacular, world-class destinations in their own right.
When putting together this list, the terrain features and quality of the local ski hill were definitely noted. But an equally important criterion was the story of each place.
Some, like Olympic hosts Sun......