2008-2009 Ski Magazine Rankings Name Deer Valley #1
Readers of Ski Magazine once again voted Deer Valley, Utah the number one ski resort in North America. The survey tracks the continent's best ski resorts, based on quality of terrain, snow, grooming and more.
Deer Valley, Utah Wins Coveted Award for Second Consecutive Year
En route to the "Number 1" ranking, Deer Valley topped all other resorts for weather, Service, On-Mountain Food, and Grooming.
It also received high marks for Lifts (#4), Family Programs (#7), Apres Ski (#8), Lodging (#2), Dining (#2), Off-Hill Activites (#9), Access (#2), and overall satisfaction (#4).
This is the 4th time that Deer Valley has won the coveted "Top Resort" award.
Other Park City Resorts also received high marks. Park City Mountain Resort was honored as the #5 overall resort, and The Canyons Resort was #13.
Utah Resorts Win With Easy Access & Great Weather
Not surprisingly, Utah resorts scored very high marks for "Weather" and "Access."
These two key factors play a critical role in family vacations, and Utah resorts are notorious for their seductive combination of fresh powder and sunny days.
While all Utah resorts are the lucky beneficiaries of sunny days and easy airport access from Salt Lake City, resort operators have optimized their guests' experience with savvy strategies.
The Deer Valley Difference
Deer Valley keeps winning the "Top Resort" award for good reasons. Management has done a great job recruiting, training, and retaining great employees who make your ski experience memorable.
How many other resorts cap the number of daily lift tickets sold?
Here's what's funny...
Ask locals what their favorite Park City ski resort is, and they don't all agree!