Snowbird Still Offers Skiing, Wins Best Resort Award
Snowbird has announced its official closing day will be May 13. On Twitter the resort said: "Snowbird once again offering the longest season in Utah."
That comes as onthesnow.com announces its "2012 Visitors' Choice Awards," naming Snowbird the best overall resort in North America.
Onthesnow.com is touted as the most popular ski website in the world. You can see its awards announcementhere. Blow are excerpts:
Over the course of the winter, the OnTheSnow community collectively posts thousands of resort reviews. Users rank resorts on a scale of 1-5 stars in five categories: Family, Park and Pipe, All Mountain Terrain, Nightlife and Overall Excellence.
As a user-generated award, the Visitors' Choice Awards represent the collective opinion of you, our readers, on how well resorts across North America delivered on the experience you expected.
Best Overall Resort: Snowbird, Utah
Best Overall TerrainParks: Park City, Utah
The Deseret News his this article about the award. Here's a quote:
"Snowbird pulled out the top honors this year because the resort delivers everything its visitors expect, both in terms of terrain and overall experience," OnTheSnow's Patrick Crawford said. "The fact that it also won for Best Terrain in the Rockies just underlines the strength of this resort — great skiing in one of North America's most iconic ski regions."