US States for Snowboarding

California

“In the morning you could be walking along the beach, and the afternoon deep in pow. Most of the resorts are located around the stunning Lake Tahoe, a 3hour drive from San Francisco. Home to the likes of Heavenly, Squaw and Mammoth Mountain where the season lasts into June.”

Highlights

Freeriding

Alpine Meadows - Trees & good off-piste

Heavenly - Trees & good off-piste

Freestyle

Mammoth Mountain - 3 Parks and 3 halfpipes

June Mountain - 3 terrain park & halfpipe

Pistes

Heavenly - Huge number of excellent slopes

Mammoth Mountain - Imaculate and varied runs

Beginners

Mammoth Mountain - Great beginner area and top tuition

Colorado

“Located in the Western side of the US in the Southern Rockies. Colorado is home to many a household name of resort including the likes of Vail, Breckenridge, Aspen. The resorts are high in altitude and very snowsure, and very straight forward to get to if you're flying into Denver.”

Highlights

Freeriding

Crested Butte - Some of the best extremes in the USA

Loveland - Trees, steep chutes, and back country

Freestyle

Breckenridge - Top 5 parks in the USA. Small to Big

Winter Park - Parks for all and good pipe

Pistes

Beaver Creek - Perfectly groomed

Steamboat - Lots of good gladed ,long runs

Beginners

Beaver Creek - Good ski schools

Pennsylvania

“Snowboarders heading to Pennsylvania have the choice of three different ride areas Poconos, Alleghenies and the South Mountain region near Gettysburg and Harrisburg! ”

Utah

“Home to the self titled, best snow in the world, but the combination of the abundance and lightness does put it up there for sure. Salt Lake City may be home to the mormons, but you can still have a good party despite its alcohol limitations.”

Highlights

Freeriding

Snowbird - Some tree runs & excellent off-piste

Powder Mountain - Trees & HUGE backcountry

Freestyle

Park City - 4 terrain parks & a halfpipe

Snowbird - 2 Terrain parks & halfpipe

Pistes

Park City - Lots of decent slopes

Other regions

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