21 May, 2024, 22:51

Spring Ski Destinations

The end of winter doesn’t necessarily mean the end of ski season. In fact, spring ski trips offer many alluring benefits including longer days, warmer weather, softer snow and fewer lines. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your gear and hit the slopes for some spring skiing at one of Benchmark Resorts & Hotels’ mountain destinations this spring.

Forest Suites Resort – South Lake Tahoe, California

With an average of 380 inches of snow and more than 300 days of sunshine each year, Forest Suites Resort is a ski enthusiast’s dream come true. The South Lake Tahoe resort is conveniently located less than 100 yards from the Heavenly Ski Resort Gondola – offering 34 miles of wide-open, groomed cruisers and 1600-foot plunges. Within walking distance, guests will also find a variety of other cold-weather activities including ice skating in the Heavenly Village and snow shoeing at Van Sickle State Park. The best part? Pets are welcome too!

Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa – Lake Arrowhead, California

Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa is an après ski-lover’s delight. After a day on the slopes, skiers can enjoy scenic lake views and creative cocktails, microbrews and wine in front of a cozy stone fireplace. For further relaxation, guests can indulge in a massage at Spa of the Pines or unwind in a luxurious suite with breathtaking views of the San Bernardino National Forest. That’s not all. The premier Southern California resort is just steps away from Lake Arrowhead Village, which is home to a variety of shops, art galleries, restaurants and more.

Manor Vail Lodge – Vail, Colorado

Nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, Manor Vail Lodge is a spring ski escape like no other. Beginners and seasoned skiers alike will enjoy the powdery slopes of Vail Mountain. For non-skiers, the onsite Manor Vail Spa, Fitz Bar and boutique-lined cobblestone streets of Vail await.

YOTELPAD Park City – Park City, Utah

Offering easy access to Park City Mountain, Red Pine Gondola and Orange Bubble Express, YOTELPAD Park City is an ideal basecamp for your spring skiing adventure. Delight in over 3,200 vertical feet of dynamic ski courses and over 70 kilometers of groomed cross-country trails. After a day of mountain escapades, retreat to one of the resort’s innovative PADs, relax in the hot tub or socialize with friends and family around one of the outdoor firepits while enjoying stunning mountain views.

Pine Mountain Ski & Golf Resort – Iron Mountain, Michigan

Enjoy Iron Mountain’s only ski-in, ski-out resort in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Pine Mountain Ski & Golf Resort features 25 wide open runs over 220 skiable acres, 118 miles of snowmobiling trails and access to an array of cross-county skiing trails. Ski, snowboarding and a newly updated terrain park are all waiting for you at the number one-rated ski resort in Michigan and Wisconsin.