Fat flakes of snow fall outside the tall living-room window of the Washington School House hotel in Park City, Utah. Inside, a fire crackles and its light reflects off chandelier crystals hung from bleached antlers. Smells of coffee, pancakes and Christmas trees might tempt anyone to consider a cozy morning by the fire. But I'm having breakfast in my ski clothes with my helmet perched at the edge of the table. There's no time to waste.

With three world-class ski resorts just minutes away from downtown Park City, skiers and riders don't have to worry about settling for subpar trails during ski season. The combined 9,326 skiable acres at Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort have varied terrain suitable for all levels of downhill fans, as well as a handful of terrain parks and half-pipes for daredevils searching for a little more excitement. To read the full article, please click here.