OnTheSnow.com’s visitors and app users have chosen Silverton Mountain as the best small ski area in North America in its annual Visitors’ Choice Awards for the 2022-23 ski season. OnTheSnow’s users, who take millions of destination ski trips each winter, rated and reviewed the resorts they visit for characteristics such as terrain, après-ski, family friendliness, terrain parks, and more. Silverton was rated the num. 1 small ski area.
Silverton is an advanced-only ski area, with just 1 lift, but 1,819 acres of skiable terrain. It’s the highest ski area in North America with a peak of 13,487 feet, and Colorado’s steepest heli & lift-served skiing, and comprised of completely natural terrain featuring bowls, chutes, cliffs and more. Silverton is for the most adventurous, advanced skiers and riders.
Here’s what some of OnTheSnow’s users have to say about Silverton:
“Truly a special place. It’s not a resort; it’s a mountain meant for people who want a raw, real, incredible experience.” – C Murph
“Our experience at Silverton was truly amazing. Our guide was patient, knowledgeable, safety conscious, and encouraging. We had great snow, powder runs every time, and steep terrain.” – Rachel
“Magical experience at Silverton, absolutely blown away with my day there.” – Alec
Congratulations to Silverton, and all of this year’s Visitors’ Choice Award winners. Below, read more about this year’s other Visitors’ Choice Award winners. Leave a review here for any ski resorts you’ve visited this season.
2022-2023 Visitors’ Choice Award Winners
Best Overall Resort: Steamboat
Best Area for Beginners: Jiminy Peak
Best All-Mountain Terrain: Telluride
Most Family-Friendly: Angel Fire
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