Town & Country: 20 Ski Towns That Are Just as Spectacular in the Summer
There is no such thing as "off-season."
There is a familiar story you hear from the locals in every ski town you visit: “I came to work for the winter, stayed for the summer, then I stayed for the winter, repeat, and here I am 10 years later.” The draw of the mountains and legendary powder turns might hook you initially, but it is when they thaw and reveal their limitless warm-weather splendor that a lifetime bond is forged. Trails transform from black diamond carves to mountain-bike byways and weekly events and festivals replace the après ski scene.
Here are 20 ski towns that will have you rethinking your summer plans. Continue Reading