November 16, 2009
New Guide Lets Travelers Choose Favorite Resort by Interest; Best Ski Resort Contest Announced
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Away.com (www.away.com), a leading website for travel planning, has released its annual Ski & Snowboard Guide, which highlights 250 domestic and international ski and snowboard resorts for the 2009-2010 ski season. The new guide also allows travelers to choose a resort based on lifestyle and interest.
"Each ski season we take great care in compiling the most comprehensive list of the top resorts for those planning ski vacations," said Nathan Borchelt, senior editor of Away.com. "This year's guide includes a great mix of bona fide ski institutions and little known but up-and-coming ski and snowboard resorts."
Away.com's Top 10 North American Ski & Snowboard Resorts
Away.com's 2009-2010 Ski & Snowboard Guide not only highlights 250 resorts but also allows travelers to research resorts based on lifestyle and interest in nearly 20 popular ski categories including: Best Value, Family Friendly, Good for Beginners, Holiday Season Ski, Lack of Crowds and Powder Skiing.
To help narrow the comprehensive guide, Away.com's experienced editorial team has selected its top ten North American ski and snowboard resorts for the current season. Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is the number one ski and snowboard resort. The resort offers some of the most challenging terrain in the Lower 48, along with a convivial small town and the iconic silhouettes of the Teton Range. Alta, number two on the list, is a powder-rich paradise that's only a snowball's throw from bustling Salt Lake City. Rounding out the top three is 2010 Olympic host Whistler/Backcomb. From hardcore double-blacks to family-friendly beginner slopes and an apres party vibe, it has something for everyone.
For more information on Away.com's top ski and snowboard resorts or to find the perfect resort for your ski vacation visit: www.away.com/ski.
Away.com's Top 10 North American Ski & Snowboard Resorts(1)