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USA Today Readers’ Choice Awards Highlight Montana Ski Destinations

Friday, October 28, 2016/Categories: Market MT, Tourism

Montana represents four of the finalists selected for a Readers’ Choice poll by 10Best, part of USA Today’s Travel Media Group. Montana is listed once for Best Ski Resort, once for Best Cross-Country Ski Resort and twice for Best Ski Town.

Voting to determine the winners is open until Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at 9:59 a.m. To vote, visit The public can vote once per day, per category.

The full list of nominees for Best Ski Resort is as follows:

  1. Alta
  2. Aspen Snowmass
  3. Beaver Creek
  4. Big Sky Resort
  5. Copper Mountain Resort
  6. Crested Butte Mountain Resort
  7. Deer Valley Resort
  8. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
  9. Killington Resort
  10. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area
  11. Mt. Baker Ski Area
  12. Powder Mountain
  13. Revelstoke Mountain Resort
  14. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
  15. Steamboat Resort
  16. Sugarbush Resort
  17. Telluride Ski Resort
  18. Vail
  19. Whistler Blackcomb
  20. Whitewater Ski Resort

The full list of nominees for Best Cross-Country Ski Resort is as follows:

  1. American Birkebeiner Trail
  2. Bretton Woods Nordic Center
  3. Craftsbury Outdoor Center
  4. Devil's Thumb Ranch
  5. Jackson Ski Touring Center
  6. Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center
  7. Lone Mountain Ranch
  8. Maine Huts & Trails
  9. Mount Bachelor Nordic Center
  10. Royal Gorge Cross Country Resort
  11. SilverStar Mountain Resort
  12. Soldier Hollow
  13. Sun Mountain Lodge
  14. Sun Valley Nordic & Snowshoe Center
  15. Sundance Mountain Resort
  16. The Lodge at Jackson Fork Ranch
  17. Trapp Family Lodge
  18. Vista Verde Guest Ranch
  19. White Grass Ski Touring Center
  20. Whiteface Lake Placid

The full list of nominees for Best Ski Town is as follows:

  1. Aspen, Colo.
  2. Banff, Alberta
  3. Bozeman, Mt.
  4. Breckenridge, Colo.
  5. Crested Butte, Colo.
  6. Jackson Hole, Wyo.
  7. Lake Placid, N.Y.
  8. Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
  9. North Conway, N.H.
  10. Park City, Utah
  11. Reno, Nev.
  12. Revelstoke, British Columbia
  13. Rossland, British Columbia
  14. South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
  15. Steamboat Springs, Colo.
  16. Stowe, Vt.
  17. Taos, N.M.
  18. Telluride, Colo.
  19. Truckee, Calif.
  20. Whitefish, Mt.

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