I've skied all over CO and skied lots at Alyeska and I would rather ski eaglecrest everyday of the week. The amount of terrain you can get to from really one lift is incredible. So many pillows, so many cliffs and chutes. The park consist of three kickers and two rails, tops, but there is no reason to ride park with all the sweet terrain around. And the guy who posted above me lied. Eaglecrest has never had a year it didn't open. The latest it has opened was Feb 2 in '01 I believe. That was a rough year, but there was still great skiing to be had. Last year Eaglecrest had the most snow in the world for a short period. It was Eaglecrest vs. Mt Baker for first. Eaglecrest also got it's first professional filming exposure. It had a large segment in Optimistic?, this years Absinthe films snowboard movie.