North America's 21 Ski Resorts With Base Elevations Above 9,000'

North America's 21 Ski Resorts With Base Elevations Above 9,000'

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North America's 21 Ski Resorts With Base Elevations Above 9,000'

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In our ever-warming climate, elevation at ski resorts is becoming ever-more important.

A few hundred feet of elevation could make a huge difference when it comes to snow preservation and snow accumulation.

These 21 ski resorts/areas boast base elevations at 9000′ above sea-level or higher, and are among some of the highest ski resorts in the world.

Resorts are listed in ascending order.

20. (Tie) Winter Park Resort, CO- 9,000′

20. Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, NM- 9,000′

19. Eagle Point, UT- 9,100′

18. Crested Butte, CO- 9,115′

Crested Butte Mountain Resort | Colorado Ski Resor | Crested Butte Ski  Resort

^Courtesy: Crested Butte Mountain Resort

14. (Tie) Eldora Mountain Resort, CO- 9,200′

14. (Tie) Taos Ski Valley, NM- 9,200′

14. (Tie) Arizona Snowbowl, AZ- 9,200′

14. Sunrise Park, AZ- 9,200′

Sunrise Park, AZ

^Courtesy: Sunrise Park, Indy Pass

13. Keystone, CO- 9,280′

10. (Tie) Breckenridge, CO- 9,600′

10. (Tie) Ski Apache, NM- 9,600′

10. Brian Head Resort, UT (Highest in Utah)- 9,600′

Brian Head Ski Resort - Map, Weather & Information - Ski Utah

^Brian Head Resort, Courtesy: Ski Utah

9. Copper Mountain, CO- 9,712′

8. Beartooth Basin Ski Area (Summer), MT (Highest in MT)- 9,900′

7. Wolf Creek Ski Area, CO- 10,300′

6. Ski Santa Fe, NM (Highest in NM)- 10,350′

ski santa fe aerial shot

^Courtesy: Ski Santa Fe

5. Silverton Mountain, CO- 10,400′

4. Cooper Mountain, CO- 10,500′

3. Arapahoe Basin, CO- 10,520′

2. Monarch Mountain, CO- 10,790′

1. Loveland Ski Area, CO- 10,800′

Loveland Ski Area Snowmaking | Loveland Ski Area

^Courtesy: Loveland Ski Area

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