We’ve rounded up the top 5 snowboarding destinations in the country for both advanced boarders and beginning riders. Plan an awesome vacation at the top snowboarding trails, parks and pipes in the United States.
Serious snowboarders head to the High Sierras for 300 days of sunshine and 400 inches of fresh snow a year. This wintry playground includes 7 terrain parks and 3 half-pipes, with beginner-friendly small bumps and jibs at Disco Park and difficult rails, boxes and jump lines at Main Park.
Big Sky, Montana
Enjoy big mountain views from the Lone Peak Tram before making your way down the 4,350-foot vertical drop through fresh powder. There are plenty of boxes, jumps, rails and pole jams where you can master new tricks.
Just 29 miles from Salt Lake City, Snowbird tempts riders with the legendary Little Cottonwood Powder—500 inches of dry, powdery snowfall each year—and Utah’s longest ski season, from mid-November through May. Check out the SheRide program, a 3-day women’s snowboarding camp.
Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado
In the Colorado Rockies, Crested Butte is a small ski village with a flair for adventure. Polish your snowboarding skills on the DC Superpipe, the slope’s crowning 400-foot-long obstacle with 17-foot-high walls perfect for stunts. There are also 3 terrain parks challenging snowboarders at all skill levels.
Teton Village, Wyoming
Jackson Hole teamed up with the Burton snowboard company to create Stash Park
, an all-natural freestyle terrain park crafted out of natural elements using local trees and found objects. In addition, there’s a super-pipe, 2 terrain parks and snowboarding access on 100% of the mountain.