31st March 2023
The award comes from OnTheSnow and was made at the Mountain Travel Symposium in Banff Canada. It is certainly one of PlanetSKI’s favourite US resorts. NEW
OnTheSnow’s users, who collectively take millions of destination ski trips each winter, rated and reviewed the resorts they visit for characteristics such as:
- Après -ski,
- Family activities,
- Snow parks,
Located in Steamboat Springs, and known as Ski Town USA for its number of winter Olympians, Steamboat Ski Resort is one of Colorado’s largest and most popular ski resorts.
It is an Ikon Pass resort.
“Steamboat is known for delivering an industry leading experience, from our passionate staff to our incredible on-mountain amenities and terrain offerings; it’s what sets us apart,” said President and Chief Operating Officer for Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation, Rob Perlman.
“To know that our guests recognize this by choosing us as the Best Overall Resort is the highest honor.
“This award is a true testament of how the Steamboat Way guides our team in everything we do.”
This winter it has seen huge snowfalls.
The huge amount of snow this winter has seen some resorts in the USA extend their season, with PlanetSKI set to visit California this May.
OnTheSnow.com’s Visitors’ Choice Awards are an annual list of favourite ski resorts as ranked by user ratings and feedback from the platform’s nine million unique North American visitors.
PlanetSKI has visited Steamboat several times:
Six other ski resorts took top honours across various categories in OnTheSnow’s Visitors’ Choice Awards.
Telluride took top honours for having the Best All-Mountain Terrain for the second year in a row.
Keystone was rated as having Best Terrain Park.
Breckenridge was top-rated for Best Après-Ski.
Angel Fire Resort, in New Mexico, took top honors as the Most Family-Friendly Ski Resort.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in Southern New England, took top honors for Best Ski Area for Beginners.
Silverton Mountain Ski Area, in Southwestern Colorado, won for Best Small Ski Area. Silverton is an advanced-only ski area, with just 1 lift, but 1,819 acres of natural skiable terrain.