2020 SKI Magazine Ranking

Ranked No. 3 Best Resort in the West by SKI Magazine Readers

Whitefish Mountain Resort earned its highest ranking ever from SKI Magazine Readers as the No. 3 Resort in the West, its highest ranking to date. Consistently ranking among the top resorts in North America, Whitefish stands out as the only resort ranked in the top 10 for Service that is also ranked in the Top 10 for Value, proving that it is possible to deliver outstanding service while keeping the ski experience affordable.

Top 2020 Rankings
#1 Local Flavor
#2 Value
#4 Service, Scenery, Charm, Après and Overall Satisfaction

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Independently owned and operated, Whitefish is pleased to provide its skiers with something quite different.

“We are deeply honored to be named among the top resorts in the west in SKI Magazine’s 2020 Resort Guide, it is our mission to provide a memorable experience that is affordable, personal and fun. This year’s ranking is indeed a sign that skiers appreciate finding a ski area that values character, and makes guests feel relaxed so they can be themselves,” Whitefish Mountain Resort CEO Dan Graves said. “This ranking illustrates our commitment to providing a high level of hospitality while maintaining the community’s unique and colorful qualities that set us apart, without charging a premium for it. Whitefish’s warm and welcoming personality extends beyond the resort to all the businesses throughout the community that take care of our visitors and go above and beyond to make them feel welcome.”

– Dan Graves, CEO Whitefish Mountain Resort

“The locals are friendly and helpful. It’s the people who really make it special.”

“Great terrain, very friendly people, affordable, Whitefish town is picture perfect and has a good selection of bars and restaurants. The resort and town have that balance of offering a lot while maintaining a small-town intimate feel.”

“Such a great experience. Still uncrowded and affordable compared to many resorts. Has that local feel but with access to great restaurants and town vibe.”

“Whitefish still has that small town feel that is more and more rare of a ski resort of its quality and size. It still feels like a secret.”

– SKI Magazine Readers, 2020 Reader Survey

2020 SKI Magazine category rankings: #1 Local Flavor; #2 Value; #4 Service, Scenery, Charm, Après, Overall Satisfaction; #7 Family Friendly, Down Day Activities; #8 Nightlife; #9 Grooming; #10 Dining; #11 On-Mountain Food, Lodging; #13 Accessibility; #15 Travel Ease; #20 Terrain; #22 Snow; #28 Challenge; #29 Lifts