North America's Ski Season Short List

From newly accessible terrain at Jackson Hole to a destination farm-to-table restaurant minutes from Killington, Vermont, there’s plenty to appeal this season, no matter what the weather brings.

Toshi Kawano
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With reports that this winter’s El Niño phenomenon will be the strongest it’s been in 50 years, it’s anyone’s guess which mountains Mother Nature will bless with skiable conditions. Regardless, there’s plenty to do both on and off the mountain this season. DEPARTURES canvassed the top resorts in the United States and Canada to discover this winter’s most exciting news.