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Top 5 Small US Cities For Skiers & Snowboarders

Small U.S. Cities = Populations 100,000 – 500,000 People

 

#1. Salt Lake City, UT

SLC ski a skiers paradise. The Wasatch Mountains, located just outside Salt Lake City, is know for having some of the best snow on earth and some of the most aggressive terrain anywhere in the States.

Population: 189,899

Ski Resorts within 4 Hours: 14

Closest Ski Resort: Snowbird (25 miles – 30 minutes)

#2. Reno, NV

The “Biggest Little City in the World” is located just over the hill from beautiful Lake Tahoe and it’s 13 ski resorts. Mt Rose, the closest ski resort to downtown Reno, is home to The Chutes – 1500 vertical feet of north facing slopes with pitches from 40-55 degrees!

Population: 227,511

Ski Resorts within 4 Hours: 13

Closest Ski Resort: Mt Rose  (25 mi – 30 minutes)

#3. Anchorage, AK

First off, it’s Alaska. Second, Alyeska Resort is located just down the road and averages a whopping 650″ of snow per season! If your able land a good paying job in Alaska’s biggest city you can drop some coin on heli bumps to the top of some of the best mountains for skiing anywhere in the world.

Population: 295,570

Ski Resorts within 4 Hours: 3

Closest Ski Resort: Hilltop Ski Area (0 miles – 0 minutes)

 #4. Sacramento, CA

If you enjoy skiing but don’t like the cold sunny Sacramento might be for you. California’s capital enjoys warm temps and palm trees but is located just an hour and a half from Sugar Bowl Ski Resort.

Population: 477,891

Closest Ski Resort: Sugar Bowl (95 miles – 1 hour and 30 minutes)

Ski Resorts within 4 Hours: 13

#5. Manchester, NH

Located smack in the middle of New England, Manchester, New Hampshire, offers up easy access to all of New England’s ski resorts, hills and bumps.

Population: 109,830

Ski Resorts within 4 Hours: <60

Closest Ski Resort: McIntyre Ski Area (0 miles – 0 minutes)

 

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