Top 30 ski towns for retirees

Posted By: Zeke Piestrup on October 9, 2009 5:28 pm

Just because you’re elderly does not mean you have to retire in the land of the blue hairs (= Florida). has ranked the top ski and snowboard retirement destinations.  The spots were ranked on lodge facilities, ski slopes, scenic beauty, safety/security, and proximity of medical services.

1.   Roaring Fork Club- Basalt, Colorado
2.   Glenwild- Park City, Utah
3.   The Ritz-Carlton Residences (Vail)- Vail, Colorado
4.   The Grand Lodge at Empire Pass- Park City, Utah
5.   Hideout Canyon- Salt Lake City, Utah
6.   The Colony at White Pine Canyon- Park City, Utah
7.   Red Ledges- Heber City, Utah
8.   Sunriver Resort- Sunriver, Oregon
9.   Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort- Durango, Colorado
10.   The Glacier Club- Durango, Colorado
11.   One Ski Hill Place- Vail, Colorado
12.   Kadenwood- Vancouver, BC, Canada
13.   Daley Ranch- Dillon, Colorado
14.   Bright’s Creek- Mill Spring, North Carolina
15.   Barn Village at Steamboat Springs- Steamboat Spring, Colorado
16.   The Divide at Bald Rock- Sapphire, North Carolina
17.   The St. Regis Resort & Residences, Deer Crest- Park City, Utah
18.   Copper Mountain- Copper Mountain, Colorado
19.   Brian Head Resort- Brian Head, Utah
20.   Huntsman Springs- Driggs, Idaho
21.   Mount Washington Resort- Bretton Woods , New Hampshire
22.   Echota- Boone, North Carolina
23.   Adam’s Rib Ranch- Eagle, Colorado
24.   Nakoma- Park City, Utah
25.   Arrabelle Resort at Vail Square- Vail, California
26.   The Retreat on White Rock Mountain- Lewisburg, West Virginia
27.   Talisker Club- Tuhaye, Utah
28.   Lake Placid- Lake Placid New York
29.   The Powder Horn- Sheridan, Wyoming
30.   49° North- Chewelah, Washington

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