Whether new lifts, new terrain, or new El Niño forecasts, various factors have already altered this winter’s powder chase. So with all the following considered… Here are the Top 10 Ski Resorts to Visit this Winter. Plan Accordingly.
If the predicted El Niño trend goes according to plan, resorts across the southwest will receive above average precipitation. That said, the most underrated resort in the southwest is Taos, New Mexico. When Taos receives abundant snowfall, its steeps and chutes are some of the best in the lower 48. Combine that with a revamped base area as well as the new Kachina lift and Taos looks to have a potentially historic season.
Also: Ever Seen Taos on a Deep Day?
Annual Snowfall- 305 inches
Vertical Drop- 3,250′
Skiable Terrain- 1,294 acres