Location, location, location! Most of us are slowly make the seasonal transition by stashing our summertime gear and dusting off the ski and snowboard equipment for the rapidly approaching season. From base to peak, resorts take snow sport enthusiasts to great heights. With a lot of high-altitude hotels opening in the coming weeks, it’s time to make your reservations (if you haven’t already).
Here are spots that will get you high and slopeside.
The Lodge at Breckenridge (Colorado)
Elevation: 10,200 feet
Skiable area: 2,908 acres
Vertical drop: 3,398 feet
Annual snowfall: 175 inches
Nestled approximately 600 feet on a forested cliff above the base at Breckenridge, Colorado, this newly renovated, 45-room lodge boasts spectacular views of Boreas Pass and the Tenmile Range. In addition to the luxurious amenities — including two private luxury homes for rent — guests have access to 24-hour oxygen to soften the side effects of your high altitude experience.