2022-23 Visitors’ Choice Award for Best Small Ski Area: Silverton

Newsroom Resort Features 2022-23 Visitors’ Choice Award for Best Small Ski Area: Silverton

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.

Powder day for a snowboarder at Silverton Mountain

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 

Best Terrain Park: Keystone 

Best Après-Ski: Breckenridge 

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