TWS Resort Poll…yeah I voted
23 May, 2009
Each year in the Transworld Snowboarding resort poll, the readers get to choose their favorite mountains. You fill out the survey on the resorts you’ve ridden and what you think about them based on their parks, lodging, nightlife and overall score.
Each year I submit my vote to play a role in what comes out ahead of the others. This year I’ve ridden 13 different resorts from Colorado, Utah, Washington and British Columbia. My best 3 resorts which were Breckenridge, Copper and Whistler/Blackcomb (guess they count as one). These were based on the questions asked, if it was based on powder it might be different.
Both Copper and Breckenridge I gave an 8 for overall resort rating, both mountains have a lot to offer from powder to parks for all abilities. I gave Whistler/Blackcomb a 10 for overall resort rating. I mean really 2 mountains in one, is hard to beat let alone it’s Whistler/Blackcomb. A vacation in Whistler/Blackcomb is a snowboarder’s dream. I’ve never been let down by a vacation there and every year I have to go back.
It might be a surprise that I didn’t vote for my home mountain, Steamboat. But by TWS’s questions based on park/pipe, Steamboat doesn’t stand a chance against the other mountains that put more time, effort and money into building and designing parks that people want to travel to. A powder day at Steamboat is unbeatable and spoiling, I live here for the powder but for parks I travel to Summit County.
I always plan ahead for next years vacations and where to go, I want to know where your favorite trips were this year and what mountains you enjoy to visit? If you voted for them, rad! If not, then just put why you think they stand out above the others.