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In Colorado, a mountain for experts only


Silverton is a hard-core ski bum's mountain. Owner Aaron Brill opened it to fulfill his vision of an area for advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders only.

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Regional Resorts

For details on area ski resorts and to get driving directions, click a point on the map.

Snow statistics come from and from the individual resorts; distance and drive time estimates are from Google Maps; lift ticket prices are per day.

Winter Getaways

Austrian adventure

This alpine valley combines world-class skiing and small-town charm.

California snowshoeing

Explore pristine snowscapes and dormant volcanoes in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Going Our Way

The Washington Post travel section plans a ski vacation for this couple -- in Seattle.


Reader Photos

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