Colorado Ski Country Homes for New Yorkers

Some forecasters say New York City will be subjected to another polar vortex this year, and judging by the recent cold snap, I believe it. But while we grudgingly pull out our boots and mittens from the back of the closet, there is a bright side to the wintry weather: ski season.

This year, while many New Yorkers pack up their Moncler jackets and Ugg boots for the flight out West to spots like Vail, Colo., and Deer Valley in Utah, a new player will be vying for their attention.

Snowmass is one of Colorado’s largest ski mountains, with a peak that reaches 12,510 feet, and when all its lifts are running, the most vertical feet of any ski mountain in the country. Snowmass is also just eight miles from Aspen and a short drive from the airport. Yet despite all it has to offer, it has never garnered the same glamour as some of its more famous neighbors.

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