You might not realize it, but across the country, many mountains are open for business in November. If you’re a snowboarder, then that is terrific news because it’s time to hit the slopes.
It’s no secret you can enjoy your favorite winter sports addiction virtually anywhere there’s snow. But there are a few key snowboarding destinations that are truly awesome.
That’s what we want to highlight in this post. You’ll find seven of our favorite snowboarding destinations for anyone with a love of the sport. It doesn’t matter if you’re an old pro or want to give it a try for the first time, there’s a place out there for everyone’s needs.
Let’s take a look.
Vail is one of the premier mountains in the country for snowboarders. Tucked into the Colorado Rockies, Vail has some half pipes and runs specifically for snowboarders. There are also over 3,000 acres for snowboarders to explore off-piste.
Stratton Mountain, Vermont
While the best snowboarding in the country is on the West Coast, there are some notable places in the East too. Stratton Mountain is one of them. They were the first resort in the country to allow snowboarders. Now, there are multiple terrain parks, and they host a number of snowboard events each year.
Big Sky, Montana
For many, Montana is one of those dream locations to visit someday. It’s hard to argue that it’s precisely this reason why you want to check out Big Sky if you’re a snowboarder. This resort is a haven for advanced boarders with over 3,500 acres of terrain to explore.
Mount Hood Meadows, Oregon
Not far from downtown Portland, Oregon you’ll find Mount Hood Meadows. The slopes and terrain you’ll see here are perfect for beginners who are looking for an introduction to snowboarding. And, if you want lessons, you’re covered. Mount Hood Meadows has a number of classes for kids and adults.
With a name like that, it has to be good, right? Rising above Lake Tahoe, Heavenly Mountain has over 3,800 acres of terrain and a number of different snowboard parks. With one of the most advanced snowmaking systems in the country, it’s open for a long season with plenty of perfect powder.
Mammoth Mountain, California
Mammoth Mountain is one of the most popular resorts in the country, so it’s no surprise it’s on our list. Since it gets so much snow, the season runs longer than many other spots around the US. Boarders will find multiple pipes of various sizes and over 3,500 acres of terrain.
Park City, Utah
When the Olympics is held on your mountain, then you know the snowboarding has to be pretty impressive. Park City was home to the 2002 Winter Olympics and still draws borders from all over the world. The mountain has 3,500 acres of terrain and his home to a superpipe, but it’s great for beginners too.
Well, there you have it. These are just a few of our favorite spots to go snowboarding this winter. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know in the comments!