Location, location, location--it's important even when it comes to the search for a powdery slope to conquer. When the snow has been falling thick and fluffy in the hills all night, and the urge to ski becomes more of a compulsion than a desire, you want to get in the lift line asap. Thank you, Bogus, for giving us our fix as quickly as possible.
Second Place: Brundage Mountain Resort
Third Place: Sun Valley REsort