5 MORE 'Upside Down' Ski Areas (Base Area At The Top!)

5 MORE 'Upside Down' Ski Areas (Base Area At The Top!)


5 MORE 'Upside Down' Ski Areas (Base Area At The Top!)


Featured Image Courtesy: Le Massif de Charlevoix

Hogadon Ski Area 2016 - YouTube

Hogadon Ski Area

Missed our first list of Upside Down ski areas? Check it out here.

Upside down ski areas are undoubtedly cool. When you arrive at these ski resorts, you’re already at (or near) the top of the resort!

Strap in, pick up your lift ticket, and start your first run without waiting in a lift line.

Le Massif de Charlevoix, QC, CA

Le Massif Ski Resort - Resort and ski area overview
Vertical: 2,526′
Distance From Nearest Major City: ~49 miles (Quebec City)
Interesting Nugget: Le Massif serves up hundreds of acres of skiing with stunning views of the St. Lawrence River. It’s the largest Canadian ski resort east of the Rockies.

Wintergreen Resort, VA

Vertical: 1003′
Distance From Nearest Major City: 155 miles (Washington D.C.)
Interesting Nugget: Wintergreen is one of the largest ski resorts in the southeast. The resort boasts a 1.4 mi run, and multiple high-speed lifts.

Chestnut Mountain Resort, IL

Going Further Afield: Chestnut Mountain Resort - Towboats, Trains, and Tough Terrain!
Vertical: 475′
Distance From Nearest Major City: 162 miles (Chicago)
Interesting Nugget: The Farside terrain park is a premier free style skiing and riding destination in the Midwest.

Hogadon Basin, WY

Hogadon Basin Ski Area - Hogadon Ski Area

Credit: Hogadon Basin Ski Area

Vertical: 600′
Distance From Nearest Major City: 287 miles (Denver)
Interesting Nugget: Hogadon Basin is located just 22 minutes from Casper, WY.

Hurricane Ridge, WA

Hurricane Ridge Ski And Snowboard Area - Indy Pass

Credit: Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard Area/Indy Pass

Vertical: 800′
Distance From Nearest Major City: 100 miles (Seattle)
Interesting Nugget: Hurricane Ridge Ski Area is located within Olympic National Park and Forest. It’s also on the Indy Pass!

Hurricane Ridge Resort

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