Ski Resort Trivia:

Resort #1  

 Ski Resort Trivia


Ski Resort Trivia

This resort typically receives over 29 feet of snow annually.

This resort was open for 162 skier days this past season.

In the 2010/11 ski season this resort received 388” of snowfall.

Elevation is 10, 700 feet.

Vertical drop is 1700 feet.

3,081 total skiable acreage with snow made on 26 trails covering 299 acres.

25 chairlifts

Hint: At its dedication ceremonies in 1940 there were only three formal ski trails.


Resort #2 

Ski Resort Trivia


Ski Resort Trivia

This resort offers a combined 5,285 acres, including 8 terrain parks, 4 half pipes and 336 marked trails via 46 lifts.

This resort is located approximately 220 miles southwest of Denver, Colorado.

This resort is famous for its history, diverse terrain, amazing restaurants and legendary nightlife.

Hint: This ski town was one of the first towns in North America to run on electricity.


Resort #3

Ski Resort Trivia


Ski Resort Trivia

This resort opened in 1959.

Elevation is 3,140 feet.

Vertical drop is 2,340 feet making it the 2nd largest in the State and the 6th largest in New England.

This resort has 133 trails across 8 interconnected mountain peaks, and is serviced by a network of 16 chairlifts.

Hint: This resort was recently named “Best Mountain Park” by Yankee Magazine in their 2012 “Best of New England” issue.


Please share your answers with us in the comments below. Answers will be posted Friday, July 20th. Good Luck!

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10 responses to “Ski Resort Trivia”

  1. JS says:

    Um,. if you mouse over the images for each resort, the names reveal the resort names.

  2. Chris C says:

    Resort 1 – Winter Park
    Resort 2 – Aspen Highlands
    Resort 3 – Sunday River

  3. Yvars says:

    1. Winter Park 2. Aspen Highlands, and 3. Sunday River.

  4. fred says:


  5. Yeah, it was kind of a bummer to accidentally cheat when I scrolled over the pictures. Nonetheless: Winter Park, Aspen/Snowmass, Sunday River

  6. 1. winter park, 2. aspen mountains collectively,3. sunday river

  7. Winter Park. Aspen/Snowmass. Sunday River. C’mon.

  8. Also, for Resort #2 (Aspen/Snowmass) I think your image is confused. We don’t have any Yan triple chairlifts across the resort. Riblet, Poma, yes. Yan, no.

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